Don Wilson (left) is the rhythm guitarist and a founding member of the legendary
instrumental group The Ventures. He and Bob Bogle (right) formed the group in
1958 while both were doing masonry work in Tacoma, Washington. Bogle, who
was the lead guitarist and later bassist of The Ventures, died on June 14, 2009 in
Vancouver, Washington at the age of 75. On March 10, 2008, The Ventures were
inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Ventures are still the most popular American rock group in Japan.