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Founded in 1987 in San Diego, CA. by emeriti editors Rick Edgil and Phil Mast, Endless Summer Quarterly, INC. [ESQ], is The Beach Boys/Brian Wilson publication of record.

In 1993, editor emeritus Lee Dempsey purchased the publication's business license, and along with editor, David Beard continued publishing ESQ in Charlotte, NC. Issue #24 was the first edition published in Charlotte. (*Note: Issues of ESQ published prior to the Summer 1993 edition are not available on this site.)

Since 1999, David has been overseeing the creative development of ESQ's design presentation, the historical coverage, and the in-depth reporting while Lee maintains the business aspects of the publication. Today, with the team members shown below, ESQ continues to provide one-of-a-kind access and coverage of the most fascinating musical act of all time.

Each 48-page quarterly publication of ESQ offers fans of The Beach Boys exclusive interviews, previously unpublished and rare images (some from private collections), video, CD and DVD reviews, exclusive CDs, and giveaways available only to subscribers of the magazine.

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33

Years of coverage

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133

Issues Published

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220

Interviews conducted

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360

Articles Written

Endless Summer Quarterly magazine has conducted exclusive interviews with:

Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Carl Wilson, Bruce Johnston and David Marks

PLUS: Dean Torrence, Jan Berry, Glen Campbell, Andy Paley, Don Was, Blondie Chaplin, Hal Blaine, Don Randi, Carol Kaye, Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson, Barbara Wilson, Carl B. Wilson, Justyn Wilson, Matt Jardine, Adam Jardine, Ambha Love, John Cowsill, Jim Guercio, Richie Cannata, Earle Mankey, Stephen J. Kalinich, Gregg Jakobson, Billy Hinsche, Bobby Figueroa, Geoffrey Cushing-Murray, Ron Altbach, Sterling Smith, Jerry Schilling, Carli Muñoz, Gerry Beckley, Robert Lamm, Peter Cetera, Walt Parazaider, Joe Thomas, Fred Vail, Ed Roach, Rick Henn (Sunrays), Gary Griffin, John Stamos, Paul Von Mertens, Nelson Bragg, Darian Sahanaja, Nick Walusko, Probyn Gregory, Jeffrey Foskett, Virginia Jardine, Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Steve Binder (T.A.M.I. Show director), Melinda Wilson, Kenny Aronoff, Daryl Dragon, Don Reedman and Nick Patrick.

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Lee Dempsey

Editor Emeritus, Financial and Business Manager & Historian
Keith

Keith Devoe

Assistant Editor
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Ron Kohl

Assistant Editor
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David Beard

Designer, Author, Editor, Journalist & Producer
JoeNatale

Joe Natale

Assistant Editor
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Craig Slowinski

Sessionographer
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Malcolm Searles

Author & Music Historian
Alan Smith

Alan Smith

Music Historian
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Jeff McEvoy

Photographer
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Dave "Ghosty" Wills

Radio Show Host, Voice Actor & Music Historian
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Andrew Doe

Author & Music Historian
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Daniel Coston

Photographer
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Ian Rusten

Author & Music Historian
Peter_Reum

Peter Reum

Author & Music Historian