Blondie Chaplin

South African musician; member of The Beach Boys

Terence William "Blondie" Chaplin (born 7 July 1951) is a South African singer-songwriter and guitarist. He played in the band The Flames in the mid-to late-1960s. He became known to international audiences in the early 1970s as a singer and guitarist for The Beach Boys.[1]

Blondie Chaplin
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Blondie Chaplin in Los Angeles California on July 3, 2019
Background information
Birth nameTerrence William Chaplin
Born (1951-07-07) 7 July 1951 (age 69)
Durban, South Africa
  • Musician
  • songwriter
Years active1968–present
Associated acts


  1. Harris, Craig. "Biography: Blondie Chaplin". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 April 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)