- rock-'n'-roll music from California in the early 1960s, characterized by close treble harmonies and with lyrics emphasizing the exhilaration of surfing and beach life.
Also called surf music.
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- a US West Coast style of pop music of the early 1960s, characterized by high harmony vocals and strong trebly guitar riffs
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