Summary: rock and roll singer and guitarist best known as the founding member of the Beach Boys who sang and played lead guitar with the group for more than 30 years and whose memorable hits like Good Vibrations and Surfin' U.S.A. extoll the laid back, fun-loving California lifestyle, in which the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Fame of Fame in 1988.
Cause of Death: Lung cancer
Born: December 21, 1946
Died: February 6, 1998
Location: Los Angeles, California