March   Johnston-produced Keepin' The Summer Alive is released; although it charts at #75,
  sales are significantly lower than those of L.A., and Dennis is almost entirely absent from
  the sessions. Single "Goin' On/Endless Harmony" peaks at #83.
  May   "Livin' With A Heartache/Santa Ana Winds" 45 fails to chart.
  June   Dennis' second divorce from Karen becomes final. The band tour England, including an
  open air performance at Knebworth House on Brian's birthday that is both filmed and
  July   before a huge crowd, The Beach Boys perform an Independence Day show on The Mall
  in Washington DC. The show is broadcast live on FM radio and later shown in edited
  form on  HBO (where it is noticeable that there has been extensive post-gig
  December   The Beach Boys are awarded a star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame on the 30th. Once
  more Dennis is conspicuously absent, but performs at the show that night.
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