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Cruising with the Beach Boys by Dana Gioia | Monday, August 08, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 8th, 2016

Episode 671 of 780 episodes

So strange to hear that song again tonight Traveling on business in a rented car Miles from anywhere I’ve been before. And now a tune I haven’t heard for years Probably not since it last left the charts Back in L.A. in 1969. I can’t believe I know the words by heart And can’t think... Read more »

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