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Music Preview: Paul Johnson pioneered the rock that started the wave

Music Preview: Paul Johnson pioneered the rock that started the wave

When fledgling guitarist Paul Johnson organized the rock 'n' roll sounds rolling around in his teenage brain and filtered it through his own sunny Redondo Beach prism, he came up with 1961's immortal, flamenco-tinged "Mr. Moto," a record that codified an entirely new pop genre — surf music. Johnson,...

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