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Dick Dale, 'King of the Surf Guitar,' and keeper of his own place in surf music history

36 days ago
L.A. Times - EntertainmentOne of the things that defined surf rocker Dick Dale’s music, career and his life was that he never held anything back. It was true of his quest for a thundering sound that could replicate the exhilarating feeling he experienced surfing the powerfu... more info

Dick Dale, 'King of the Surf Guitar,' and keeper of his own place in surf music history

36 days ago
L.A. Times - Pop & HissOne of the things that defined surf rocker Dick Dale’s music, career and his life was that he never held anything back. It was true of his quest for a thundering sound that could replicate the exhilarating feeling he experienced surfing the powerfu... more info

Surf rocker Dick Dale shaped the sound of Southern California — and spread it to the world

36 days ago
L.A. Times - EntertainmentDick Dale played electric guitar like he was more interested in the electricity than in the guitar. Listen to the way he starts his signature song, “Misirlou,” with the sound of his pick slicing against a quivering string — a power line, basica... more info

Surf rocker Dick Dale shaped the sound of Southern California — and spread it to the world

36 days ago
L.A. Times - Pop & HissDick Dale played electric guitar like he was more interested in the electricity than in the guitar. Listen to the way he starts his signature song, “Misirlou,” with the sound of his pick slicing against a quivering string — a power line, basica... more info

Jack White Posts Tribute To The Late Dick Dale

37 days ago
StereogumDick Dale, the legendary surf rock guitarist best known for the Pulp Fiction soundtrack staple "Misirlou," died yesterday at age 81. Among the many paying tribute to the "King Of The Surf Guitar" is Jack White, a man whose eclectic retro-inspired sty... more info

Jack White pays tribute to Dick Dale: “A unique innovator”

37 days ago
Consequence of SoundBeach Boys' Brian Wilson, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Slash, and more also honor the "King of Surf Guitar." more info

Guitarist Dick Dale 1937 – 2019

37 days ago
JamBaseDick Dale, “The King Of The Surf Guitar,” died at the age of 81. more info

Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar, Is Dead at 81

37 days ago
New York TimesMr. Dale was known for “Misirlou,” which Quentin Tarantino used as the opening anthem to his film “Pulp Fiction.” more info

Dick Dale, surf guitar pioneer, dies at 81

37 days ago
ReutersDick Dale, who became known as "king of the surf guitar" with a twangy rapid-fire, reverb-heavy sound that he said recreated what he heard in his head while riding the waves, has died at the age of 81, according to media reports. more info

Dick Dale, ‘King of Surf Guitar,’ dies at 81

37 days ago
Chicago Sun-Times, IL"I play like a lumberjack cutting down a tree," the musician told the Sun-Times in 1993. more info

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