The Beach Boys and Charles Manson

the band’s relationship with Charlie began with a threesome

Excerpted from The Manson Family: More to the Story

One spring day, following a morning at the beach, Manson Family members Patricia ‘Katie’ Krenwinkel and Ella Jo ‘Yeller’ Bailey were hitchhiking on the Sunset Strip. Along came a nice car driven by a rugged, good-looking guy. He pulled up and invited the women in, who said they were going to Topanga Canyon. He asked them, before I drop you off do you want to come by my house for a visit?