Chief among the luminaries is singer/songwriter Bruce Johnston, with whom Melcher had previously collaborated in the short-lived surf-rock combo Bruce & Terry, which evolved into the Rip Chords. The latter aggregate is best remembered for the Top 40 entry "Hey, Little Cobra. Johnston co-produces and provides the occasional vocal alongside Spanky & Our Gang's Spanky MacFarlane and Melcher's mother Doris Day (yes, that Doris Day).
Terry Melcher was an American musician, and record producer. Terry Melcher was an American musician, and record producer. He is best known for his association with the genre of music known as ‘California Sound. He played a major role in popularizing the folk rock genre too. Melcher was associated with rock bands like ‘The Byrds,’ and the ‘Beach Boys. Being born to musician parents, Melcher was inclined towards music right from his childhood. Melcher’s career in music started with an association with American singer Bruce Johnston. Melcher and Johnston created the vocal music group, ‘The Rip Chords.
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He is also known for his brief association with Charles Manson, a songwriter and cult leader who was later convicted of several murders. Kokomo (From the Evian "Baby Bay" . . Bruce Johnston and His Surfing Band. 2013 Original Album Plus Bonus Tracks.