Carl Wilson

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Birthday
21, 1946
Birthplace
Hawthorne, CA
Death Date
Feb 6, 1998 (51)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1946
Birthplace
Hawthorne, CA
Death Date
Feb 6, 1998 (51)

About

Guitarist and occasional lead vocalist who helped found the California surf and folk rock band The Beach Boys.

Before Fame

He took over leadership of The Beach Boys after his brother, Brian Wilson, stepped down due to psychological problems.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.

Family Life

He was the youngest of three sons, born to Murry and Audree Wilson; his father later took over the management of The Beach Boys.

Associated With

He sang backup vocals on Elton John's "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me."