Dead Man's Curve and Back: The Jan and Dean Story

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AuthorHouse, Oct 1, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 328 pages
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Jan Berry and Dean Torrence, (Jan & Dean) with their California good looks were a startling new a image for the music industry. Their music, with Jans bass bomps and Deans unique falsettos brought them hit after hit. Baby Talk, Heart and Soul, Linda, Surf City, The Little Old Lady From Pasadena, Ride the Wild Surf, Sidewalk Surfin-- Then, in 1966, Jan Berry, the creative force behind Jan & Dean, plowed his Corvette into the rear of a parked truck at nearly 90 miles per hour! Brain damaged and partially paralyzed, Jan had to relearn everything. As Dean found out what it was like to be a has been, Jan struggled every day with one overriding goal to sing again! This is the story of Jan & Dean, - their innocent beginnings; the making of their hits; Jans accident and agonizing recovery through their Second Phase. With 100s of photographs, Dead Mans Curve and Back covers it all and promises good fun and an inspiring story to both fan and non-fan alike!

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This is an excellent book good for anyone who likes Jan and Dean

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