After not hearing Dick Dale for years it brought back alot of memories from years gone bye. Dale, born Richard Monsour, grew up in Massachusetts and moved to Southern California during his senior year of high school. It was released in Classic Hits of the 60's Famous Songs. It is often considered Dale's signature single.
CD Reviews: Dick Dale - King of the Surf Guitar / At the Drags (RockBeat, 2012)
There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. At the Drags collects 20 of Dick's finest songs about car culture. Recorded CD 1 and CD 2. Alibris, the Alibris logo, and Alibris. He first recorded a benefit single for the UC-Irvine Medical Center's burn unit which had helped him recuperate from potentially serious injuries , and the following year appeared in the beach-movie sendup Back to the Beach.
Dick Dale at Continental Club, 4/17/ | Houston Press
And again, just because they were before Dale doesn't mean they deserve to be in more than he does. Come on guys are you f! Login or register to comment on this band. Interview with Dick Dale http: Posted by Roy on Sunday, That was the start of his so called claim to fame
Playing all his signature songs including a "cranked up" version of "Miserlou. Dale said he acted last month in a forthcoming video for the song, for which he was required, in addition to playing guitar, to paint himself to resemble an Apache Indian and hold a potbellied pig. During the late '50s, Dale also became an avid surfer, and soon set about finding ways to mimic the surging sounds and feelings of the sport and the ocean on his guitar. He also pioneered the use of portable reverb effects, creating a signature sonic texture for surf instrumentals. King of the Surf Guitar. Dale survived a cancer operation in , and overcame severe burns to his body and hands suffered in a kitchen accident in