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Jan & Dean


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Birth Place: Southern California
Years Active: 1958–2004
Genres: R&B, Surf Rock, Folk Rock, Sunshine Pop, Psychedelic Rock

Jan & Dean was a rock and roll duo, who rose to fame in the 1950s and 1960s and consisted of William Jan Berry and Dean Ormsby Torrence. Berry and Torrence met while students in high school and formed an instant connection over their love for music. The duo began singing with the doo-wop group known as The Barons, and got their start in 1958 playing at the local university campuses. Once The Barons members had all graduated high school they went their separate ways, with Torrence joining the armed forces and Berry going on to start a duo with a fellow musician, Arnold P. “Arnie” Ginsburg, called Jan & Arnie. The duo recorded three successful singles together: “Jennie Lee,” “Gas M... Continue Bio >>


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