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Subject: Archive: Murry Wilson, June 4, 1973


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Date Posted: Thursday, June 04, 05:59:44pm

Murry Gage Wilson (July 2, 1917 June 4, 1973) was an American musician, record producer, and businessman who acted as the first manager of the Beach Boys, a rock band formed by his sons Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, his nephew Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine. For most of the 1960s, Murry also worked as a music publisher for the band.

After the Beach Boys dismissed Murry as their manager in 1964, he produced the sound-alike group the Sunrays, and recorded a single solo album: The Many Moods of Murry Wilson (1967). In 1969, Wilson sold off their publishing company Sea of Tunes for $700,000 (equivalent to $4.88 million in 2019), then considered an undervalued sum. In 1973, he died aged 55 of a heart attack.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murry_Wilson

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Such a horrific father was he, according to published BB biographies, that the entire Wilson family has chosen to leave his grave unmarked.Unlike the Wilson matriarch mother Audree Wilson whose grave is in a nicer property near loved ones.Thursday, June 04, 06:35:43pm


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