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This is such an amazing video for so many reasons.  The Chantays‘ hit “Pipeline”  debuted in December of 1962.  They were contemporaries of the Beach Boys, and bring to mind Frankie,  Annette, and Gidget, when the beaches of California were the places to be for good clean fun in the sun, a girl who wore a two-piece bathing suit was considered daring, and The Great Kahuna had principles after all.  And then, on February 9th, 1964, things changed.

BTW, among the many who have covered this song is Lawrence Welk

 

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