Glenn Henry III -Founder leader

Glenn is the leader, founder and creator of Paperback Writer-Born in the Los Angeles area, Glenn grew up in Santa Barbara, California, beginning a musical career at the age of 8. Born the first son of Professional musicians, his father was a big band leader (later became agent) and his mother the vocalist. Glenn has 4 brothers and 1 sister. Glenn was self taught on the guitar at age 8 and began piano lessons at the age of 10. He switched to bass at age 12 and later studied bass while in his 20’s with Los Angeles session great (Guitar Player magazine bass columnist), Herb Mickman. Having played in several top 40 bands Glenn began to network in the Los Angeles area grabbing an occasional jingle session in the early 80’s. His early career culminated with a recording project produced by the late great "Toto" legendary founder drummer Jeff Porcaro in 1980. Glenn recorded 3 tracks with some of the other members of the group "Toto". In 2001 Glenn co-founded The Beach Toys ( now Catch A Wave) with a drummer friend giving rise to his tribute career. Glenn developed both the Beach Boys Show and the Beatles show simultaneously working hard to promote both shows landing cruise line contracts in 2005 as well as developing a contract with Disney Entertainment in 2006 for Catch A Wave. Not long after that, Glenn's other show Paperback Writer became a Disney favorite too.

Having a huge love for both rock and roll and harmony, Glenn’s  favorite recording bands are: The Beatles, Elton John, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Billy Idol, Simple Minds, U-2, The Police, INXS,  and The Beach Boys to name just a few. Top favorite female vocalists of all time: Cherie Henry, Karen Carpenter, (unbelievable drummer too !) Etta James, Barbara Streisand, Madonna and Bonnie Raitt. Top favorite male vocalists: Paul McCartney, Elton John, Nat King Cole, Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson,Sting, Robert Plant, Paul Rogers, Lou Gramm, Mickey Thomas, Steve Perry, Kidd Rock (has a rebel side) Bono, Jim Kerr. Top  favorite songwriters, Lennon/McCartney, Elton John/Bernie Taupin, James Taylor, Billy Joel ( nobody tells a story better then Billy) Stevie Wonder, Brian Wilson,Cat Stevens, Plant/Page to name only a few. Top favorite entertainers; Michael Jackson, Sammy Davis Jr.,Mick Jaggar, AC/DC’s Angus Young and Michael Bublie. Top  favorite bass players: Jaco Pastorius, John Paul Jones, Sting, Marcus Miller, Paul McCartney, Dee Murray (hugely underrated), Abrham Laboriel Sr, and Louis Johnson. Top favorite guitar players: Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jimmy Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eddie Van Halen, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top) Robben Ford. Favorite album(s): Rubber Soul, Endless Summer,Revolver, Sgt. Peppers and Magical Mystery Tour. Favorite Beach Boys songs: Don't Worry Baby, Good Vibrations, God Only Knows, Warmth of The Sun. Other favorites are Maybe I'm Amazed, Let It Be, Paperback Writer, Day Tripper,  Unforgettable, Rocket Man, My Love ( the Henry MCcullough solo is absolutely brilliant!), Whole Lotta Love, Blackdog, Mona Lisa and Mad Hatters, Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me, Curtians,Rocky Mountian High, No Quarter, Sail On Sailor.


Rich Smith as Dennis Wilson

Denny Moynahan as Mike Love

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