Dick Dale

Not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Eligible since: 1987 (The 1988 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? Yes  what's this?


Inducted into Rock Hall Revisited in 2003 (ranked #188) .


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Surfer's Choice (1962)

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Let's Go Trippin' (1961)
Misirlou (1962)

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Will Dick Dale be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
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Yes, emphatically

Posted by Chalkie on Saturday, 09.29.07 @ 10:42am


It's a major insult to rock, 'surf' guitar, and the history of our music that he isn't already in the Hall. The acts being admitted now while artists such as Dick Dale are excluded is making the Hall nothing more than a forum for the flashy revenue generators. Is this what rock was/is about? NO!

Better Shred than Dead!

Posted by Bob on Tuesday, 10.2.07 @ 02:24am


Considering that DD was responsible for influencing Guitar greats such as Hendrix in addition to being the person responible for the sounds of the Beachboys, Jan & Dean, Chantays and more. Considering that along with Fender is responsible for the development of equiptment making it possible for musicians to be playing at loud level, and not withstanding the fact that he is currently one of the greatest living rock guitarist it is an outrage that he has not been considered and now that this year Madonna has, show the complete lack of credibility and crass commercialism of the ROF. See if I ever visit!

Posted by Streve C on Tuesday, 12.25.07 @ 13:08pm


The question wasn't SHOULD Dick Dale be inducted, but WILL he be inducted. And it's not going to happen. Happily, Dick Dale is in a category far more prestigious than R&R HOF inductees. He's in the company of the truly worthy musicians who deserve the recognition and get passed over year after year.

Posted by scott on Monday, 12.31.07 @ 01:16am


This video is truly priceless...check out who Dick Dale is playing with!! He is a true guitar original!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWw55XhTehg

Posted by Terry on Thursday, 02.14.08 @ 18:00pm


He pretty much came up with the "Surf Sound" Has a very unique way of playing and "stringing" his guitar.

Posted by Terry on Thursday, 02.21.08 @ 19:35pm


Dick Dale meets the criteria for the R&RHOF. He rocks. The music does blow your mind. His "rock move" if one didn't know is that Dick Dale was a guinea pig for Leo Fender, who first had to design a left-handed Stratocaster (spent $7,000 on the jig), then Dick blew out at least fifty amplifiers before Leo Fender and JBL came up with one that could withstand Dick's playing. Dick Dale is the pioneer of the surf rock guitar. Why isn't he in the R&RHOF already?

Posted by Gregory Pietsch on Thursday, 03.27.08 @ 11:30am


Anybody who inspires a whole genre, a widely imitated sound, deserves consideration. He influenced the Ventures and all those other "surf" songs out of the 60's, plus modern day alt-rock bands like the Pixies, Man or Astroman, and many others. Yes, put him in.

Posted by DaveYes on Tuesday, 04.29.08 @ 12:33pm


Dick Dale..?
What hit did he ever have...?
The Beach Boys are the best,,It was the Beach Boys that made surf music a national musical movement...
Dick Dale is ok but is king of nothing ..other than his imagination and some record company trying to unload bad sounding unsold vinyl..

Posted by Tinman on Tuesday, 09.2.08 @ 09:42am


Tinman...Don't know a lot about surf music, do ya? The Beach Boys songs were just pop/rock songs that happened to mention surfing, girls, racing, etc... the same goes for Jan & Dean. If you want real surf music, go listen to the Astronauts, the Pyramids, the Chantays, and yes...Dick Dale!!!

Oh, And I can't leave out the Safaris (mrxyz will send me a virus if I don't)

Posted by Gitarzan on Tuesday, 09.2.08 @ 18:29pm


Tinman...Don't know a lot about surf music, do ya? The Beach Boys songs were just pop/rock songs that happened to mention surfing, girls, racing, etc... the same goes for Jan & Dean. If you want real surf music, go listen to the Astronauts, the Pyramids, the Chantays, and yes...Dick Dale!!!

Oh, And I can't leave out the Safaris (mrxyz will send me a virus if I don't)

Posted by Gitarzan on Tuesday, 09.2.08 @ 18:29pm

I have never heard of the Chanteys or Astronauts,
What do you mean the Beach Boys are not surf..?
Says who.. ? I was reading one of their early LP's and they say they are Surf... Who said they are not Surf ..DICK DALE or the Ventures ..? or was it Elvis the other KING..??




Posted by tinman on Tuesday, 09.2.08 @ 22:52pm


Tinman, the fact that you haven't heard of the Astronauts or (especially) the Chantays tells us that you don't know surf music as well as you think you do. Tune into an oldies station, chances are they'll still play the Chantays' big hit "Pipeline." I'll admit that the Astronauts are, imo, more obscure, but I'm not as big into the surf scene as Gitarzan or mrxyz. But just about everyone involved with the Beach Boys in the early days didn't want the Beach Boys to be only surf. Their manager insisted on their recording, and the subsequent release, of "Ten Little Indians," for example. But the Beach Boys... I would not call them a surf band. They branched out beyond the surf scene by their third LP and have never allowed themselves to be restricted to it ever again. The majority of Beach Boys' hit records and well-known songs were not surf. They were youthful pop/rock'n'roll songs. And even the songs about surfing were "surf" only in a pretty loose sense. Besides which, Dale came before the Beach Boys and was more influential to future surf musicians to come than the Beach Boys were. Yes, Dick Dale is king of surf music, not the Beach Boys.

Posted by Philip on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 00:47am


Tinman, the fact that you haven't heard of the Astronauts or (especially) the Chantays tells us that you don't know surf music as well as you think you do. Tune into an oldies station, chances are they'll still play the Chantays' big hit "Pipeline." I'll admit that the Astronauts are, imo, more obscure, but I'm not as big into the surf scene as Gitarzan or mrxyz. But just about everyone involved with the Beach Boys in the early days didn't want the Beach Boys to be only surf. Their manager insisted on their recording, and the subsequent release, of "Ten Little Indians," for example. But the Beach Boys... I would not call them a surf band. They branched out beyond the surf scene by their third LP and have never allowed themselves to be restricted to it ever again. The majority of Beach Boys' hit records and well-known songs were not surf. They were youthful pop/rock'n'roll songs. And even the songs about surfing were "surf" only in a pretty loose sense. Besides which, Dale came before the Beach Boys and was more influential to future surf musicians to come than the Beach Boys were. Yes, Dick Dale is king of surf music, not the Beach Boys.



I thought the Ventures wrote Pipeline.. Surfin Usa ,Wipe Out ..By the Beach Boys are the biggest early surf hits hits. That and Jan an Deans hit Surf City.. The Beach Boys then took surf music to a higher level "Good Vibrations" The Beach Boys are the King .They out sold out player, out wrote Dick Dale .. Was Elvis the first..?..He was the sold the most that is what made him KING that and the record company... Dick is ok but I don't enen know if he was the "FIRST" What was that big hit he had in the 60's ???
I like the Beach Boys they are the best surf music..

Is your name Dorthy.?

Posted by tinman on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 06:45am


tinman...before you say much of anything about surf music, you should probably go listen to the aforementioned groups...then you'd know the difference (which you obviously don't if you think the Beach Boys are "surf"). By the looks of your posts, it would be helpful for you to do that in a lot of instances, that way you could give more rational comments.

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 07:34am


tinman...before you say much of anything about surf music, you should probably go listen to the aforementioned groups...then you'd know the difference (which you obviously don't if you think the Beach Boys are "surf"). By the looks of your posts, it would be helpful for you to do that in a lot of instances, that way you could give more rational comments.

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 07:34am

Listen to who Dick Dale..?
The Beach Boys ar the best Surf Band..
Who says the Beach Boys are not a surf band.. ?They think they are and so do most including me..
Surfin Usa and Wipe Out by the BEACH BOYS are the 2 biggest old school Surf Songs.
Then the Ventures Pipeline {maybe}

"Good Vibrations" is the best new surf music .!! Even the Beatles loved it..
I never even heard of Dick Dale until a few years ago,, or his song,, Miserlou.. Nice song but I heard he didn't even write it...
The Beach Boys are the WORLD GREATS SURF BAND..

Posted by tinmam on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 08:11am


I would not call them a surf band. They branched out beyond the surf scene by their third LP and have never allowed themselves to be restricted to it ever again. The majority of Beach Boys' hit records and well-known songs were not surf. They were youthful pop/rock'n'roll songs. And even the songs about surfing were "surf" only in a pretty loose sense. Besides which, Dale came before the Beach Boys and was more influential to future surf musicians to come than the Beach Boys were. Yes, Dick Dale is king of surf music, not the Beach Boys.

That is stupid .. I don't know much about surf music but the Beach Boys are what surf music is all about..
Surfing Usa ,Wipe Outs is Surf music and so is Good Vibrations.. 99% of what they play is surf..

Singing about surfing is surf music..They way they play is Surf..They are "SURF" The BEACH BOYS are the Best and greatest SURF BAND..They are the KINGS of Surf..
Dick is a surf guitar player..Miserlou is Good but it does not even sing about or mention surfing . I guess it is surf sounding.. If some guy surfs and plays guitar is it surf music ??? I don't think that qualifies it as surf music.. The Beach Boys are KING in my book..

Posted by tinman on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 08:26am


"That is stupid .. I don't know much about surf music but the Beach Boys are what surf music is all about"- tinman

Making statements like this without even knowing who those other bands are could be considered a little narrow-minded, I would think...

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 09:24am


Making statements like this without even knowing who those other bands are could be considered a little narrow-minded, I would think...

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 09:24am

I am not saying the other bands are not surf. I am sure they are..I am saying the Beach Boys are the best surf band..
If the other surf bands were that good I woud of heard of them...or their songs..
The Beach Boys are what all are measured by..From Surfing Usa, Wipe Out , Good Vibrations to Kokamo..
Just as rock /blues evolves so does surf . The surf of the 60's changed as did the blues of the 40's changed, along with country and many other types of music..
The Beach Boys kept it evolving..The Beach Boys are the true KING..

Posted by tinmam on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 09:43am


Tinman, you should be called the Scarecrow.

You know the Beach Boys didn't write Wipe Out, right? Oh, maybe you haven't heard of the Surfaris, so that must mean they're terrible.

Posted by mel on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 09:50am


Tinman, you should be called the Scarecrow.

You know the Beach Boys didn't write Wipe Out, right? Oh, maybe you haven't heard of the Surfaris, so that must mean they're terrible.

Posted by mel on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 09:50am

They didn't write Wipe Out ? Well so what..LOL They still are the best.. I like Wipe Out so the Surfaris wrote it.. ? Well then they are a great surf band . a great rock drum and lead guitar solo.. true " SURF" but The BEACH BOYS are King
Dick Dale never even had a national hit in the 60's as far as I know.
That is why the Beach Boys are in the RHOF..!

Posted by tinmam on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 10:01am


"Dick Dale never even had a national hit in the 60's as far as I know"- tinman

How did I know you'd say something like this? "Miserlou" came out in 1962. You really need to do your homework. If you've never listened to any of those other groups, how can you say the Beach Boys were better? Someone said the Beach Boys keep evolving? Don't you mean "revolving", as in the revolving door they've had for members over the last 30 years (Except for Mike "legend in his own mind" Love)? With few exceptions, they've been performing the same tired hits for decades!

I will give Brian Wilson kudos for being the real artistic force behind the Beach Boys, and I think he'd probably tell you they weren't a "surf band". As far as I'm concerned, they were "something else" after Brian Wilson left.

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 18:43pm


Dick Dale never even had a national hit in the 60's as far as I know"- tinman

How did I know you'd say something like this? "Miserlou" came out in 1962. You really need to do your homework. If you've never listened to any of those other groups, how can you say the Beach Boys were better? Someone said the Beach Boys keep evolving? Don't you mean "revolving", as in the revolving door they've had for members over the last 30 years (Except for Mike "legend in his own mind" Love)? With few exceptions, they've been performing the same tired hits for decades!

I will give Brian Wilson kudos for being the real artistic force behind the Beach Boys, and I think he'd probably tell you they weren't a "surf band". As far as I'm concerned, they were "something else" after Brian Wilson left.

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 09.3.08 @ 18:43pm


I have to agree Dick did not have a "National Hit" nor a global hit as in the top 10 or even top 20,30 40,50,,,
in the 1960's
,,,

If we use King as in Elvis as the standard ..{Most HITS and PR } In his day..

I have to agree the Beach Boys should be the King.. if you believe in "KINGS"
The Beach Boys are Surf Music at its best,

Posted by mrxyz on Thursday, 09.4.08 @ 01:35am


I think tinman might have a point when he mentions the Beach Boys as a surf outfit. I wouldn't go so far as to say they they were the most influential, but you could say they really were the best. It's a matter of stretching out the definition of surf music.

Take for example the soundtrack to "Pulp Fiction". I'll be the first to say that outside of the Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, & the Surfaris I had never heard a lot of surf music till I heard this soundtrack. I listened to it at a friends house, so I acknowledge that I cannot give you the names of the artists/songs, but I did tape some of this stuff off the album back around 94?/95? The instrumentals that were considered "surf" music on this album, outside of Dale, have little of the staccato guitar effect. They tend to bear more of a resemblance to Beach Boy-styled music as a musical backdrop. I'm willing to take it at face value that surf music did have some elasticity, and therefore you could interpret the Beach Boys as surf music, even up through "Pet Sounds", if you wish to buy into what I said.

Posted by Cheesecrop on Thursday, 09.4.08 @ 05:28am


mrxyz...I can at least respect your opinion because you're at least familiar with a wide variety of those bands. As for "Miserlou" not being a "national hit", a lot of artists...including the Beach Boys sure tried to emulate it!!

Posted by Gitarzan on Thursday, 09.4.08 @ 07:21am


mrxyz...I can at least respect your opinion because you're at least familiar with a wide variety of those bands. As for "Miserlou" not being a "national hit", a lot of artists...including the Beach Boys sure tried to emulate it!!

Posted by Gitarzan on Thursday, 09.4.08 @ 07:21am

Yes Dick had a very large influence on many of the early "SURF" bands So did Dwain Eddy and Sandy Nelson etc....
Having said that ...
I will give Him the "King of Surf Guitar" but not King of Surf Music..nor the Father of Surf music ..
Surf music like other forms of rock change and grow /mature.The Beach Boys made it mainstream and took it way beyond the normal "SURF" band.
When we listen to the Beach Boys we still hear on most tunes the sound of early surf as suttle as it may be..
The Beach Boys are the best "SURF" band and a great band in its own right! As mentioned before The Surfaris were early Hendrix, Van Halen, Who ,Cream and etc...,not Dick Dale. Both the Van Halens and Keith Moon of the Who said they were influenced by the Surfaris . I never have heard Hendrix mentioned Dick by name but I am sure he heard his music . Call it surf but at the end of the LP it is still good old rock and roll as all"SURF" music is..
Surfs UP!

Posted by mrxyz on Thursday, 09.4.08 @ 09:47am


I will research this question and get back to you later as to what actually constitutes "surf music." This much I will tell you all right now however, Dick Dale IS rightfully the king of it. He WAS first and (my opinion) nobody tops his guitar artistry.

Q: Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, et al - were they "surf music"?

Some a you hard-heads, seems yor ever in need of a definitive answer. You need to categorize stuff, you don't like shades and hues, gotta have everything b&w. You drive yorselves crazy arguing about stupid things (my opinion) each claiming to know what you don't know (and don't know what you think you know).

The fact that Beach Boys music was a part of the whole surf sub-culture does not mean their music was surf music (YOU say). The music must have heavy reverb guitar (YOU think). It should be instrumental only? ... etc. (I'm being facetious dudes!)

Maybe we could ask the folks at www.surfmusic.com for an "Official" ruling here. I see they do list Beach Boys and Jan & Dean as bands on their site, but I doubt if that is enought to meet the rigorous standards we want to have. So I will look into this some more and get an official ruling so you guys can get some rest. omg!

(Sorry, but I'm exasperated with some of this. Why are you commenting on Dick Dale if you don't know anything about the man's music and don't know surf from turf)

Posted by Telarock on Sunday, 10.26.08 @ 22:34pm


Correction: Dick Dale's proper title s/b "King of Surf Guitar" (vs "King of Surf"). Gotta cut back a little on the reach of his kingdom.

Posted by Telarock on Sunday, 10.26.08 @ 22:48pm


he fact that Beach Boys music was a part of the whole surf sub-culture does not mean their music was surf music (YOU say). The music must have heavy reverb guitar (YOU think). It should be instrumental only? ... etc. (I'm being facetious dudes!)

Maybe we could ask the folks at www.surfmusic.com for an "Official" ruling here. I see they do list Beach Boys and Jan & Dean as bands on their site, but I doubt if that is enought to meet the rigorous standards we want to have. So I will look into this some more and get an official ruling so you guys can get some rest. omg!

lol surfmusic.com Ya mean Dick Dales un- official fan club.. Belairs had the first Surf in Hit in LA "Mr Moto" Dick had "Lets Go Trippen " in L.A. {I love that song!!!} .. Surfaris out sold and played Dick .. Dick never had a global or national top 10/20/30 /40... in the 1960/s,, Beach Boy ,Jan and Dean out sold them all...They are "Surf Music"... you can sing and be surf did ya ever here Dicks Vocals?? lol
In my opinon Dick copied Ray Link. Dwain Eddy kinda maybe he wished at best..First "Surf Band" /maybe any band..with all Fenders on the front cover of an LP was the Surfaris...The list goes on like an endless wave,, Surfers before The Beach Boys/ Surfaris / Dick Dale were mostly of the Beat Generation Vagabonds / Beach bums / Beatniks /folk/ west coast jazz music crowd,, aka ... Mose Allison drew more "Surfers " before Gidget and the Beach Boys and Surfaris Dick was a local thing in Balboa Ca / Newport Beach mostly.. ..

It was Capital Records that named him "King" not Surfers.. Yeah Dick was early and very respected by The Surfaris , Beach Boys and Jan and Dean ect Dick was cool in Calif to a few.. I like Dick but..get REAL!!!lol
Surfs Up are you??


Posted by mrxyz on Sunday, 10.26.08 @ 23:15pm


It was Capital Records that named him "King" not Surfers... I like Dick but..get REAL!!!lol
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Okay, now back from my efforts to define "surf music". And I want respond to mrxyz comment above also.

Taking the comment first. Yo u are only part correct. Yes the record company promoted "King of the Surf Guitar" (was the title of his second album), but it was already a performing nickname he used and had rightfully (IMO) acquired. I am being REAL with you. There's a recent upload on Youtube, I suggest you checkit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVduB6as2VU
(See Dick Dale perform Misirlou live on Ed Sullivan, I think 1963.)
Forget the fact that Dick is left-handed and plays his guitar strung upside down. Forget his lightning fast and clean picking. Forget that he actually was Leo Fender's original test pilot for developing the Showman amp (no small development). Forget all that (if you can!) and you still have a strikingly compelling guitarman.
Misirlou has in it a middle eastern accents. Maybe because Dick's primary influence was his Lebanese uncle who was a belly dance musician. There is a different scale, different progressions. To me, some of the most haunting surf rock has this kind of sound: Misirlou I think was first, but others are Casbah and Caravan. And this sound is not finished until it is reverbed (hence Showman amp). Dick Dale was a GREAT innovator. I don't usually go for "King of" designations, but if you want to give one for surf guitar, the crown goes to Dick Dale.

As to a definition for "surf music" - let me keep this short. My authority is no less than Wiki. (haha, but it works!) The answer is there are 2 basic subgenres:
1) surf pop music (or "beach music") - includes both surf ballads and dance music w/ a vocal line
2) surf rock - generally instrumental w/ electric guitar or saxaphone playing melody
So surf music is considered a single genre, but there are 2 subgenres.
How d'ya like that guys? It should be noted that many bands do both styles. On the Ed Sullivan show Dick first sings a ballad (surf pop) and then he plays Misirlou (the ultimate surf rock).

Hope that helps. The topic here is Dick Dale. May he live long and prosper, and someday get his butt inducted to the RHOF.

Posted by Telarock on Monday, 10.27.08 @ 19:33pm


As to a definition for "surf music" - let me keep this short. My authority is no less than Wiki. (haha, but it works!) The answer is there are 2 basic subgenres:
1) surf pop music (or "beach music") - includes both surf ballads and dance music w/ a vocal line
2) surf rock - generally instrumental w/ electric guitar or saxaphone playing melody
So surf music is considered a single genre, but there are 2 subgenres.
How d'ya like that guys? It should be noted that many bands do both styles. On the Ed Sullivan show Dick first sings a ballad (surf pop) and then he plays Misirlou (the ultimate surf rock).

Hope that helps. The topic here is Dick Dale. May he live long and prosper, and someday get his butt inducted to the RHOF.

Posted by Telarock on Monday, 10.27.08 @ 19:33pm



Ge surf music needs a sax huh.. Well Dick is out lol

Con can not change history but It seems you can re write it..
I like Dick but the Beach Boys were bigger than bigger and the Surfaris was the Biggest Surf Instrumental band. in the 60's

Lets face it Dick did not cut it no hit,,,The Biggest Surf Instrumental is "WIPE OUT" by the Surfaris aka Lead Guitar Jim Fuller {Godfather of Surf Music}and Drums Ron Wilson... bar none..ps they also surfed

the most hits "surf Band" is the WECKING CREW...

Dick just aint in the facts of what was hitting when it hit..
I like Dick but it is what it is? Get over it... He still is a good guitar player...

Surfs UP!!!

Posted by mrxyz on Monday, 10.27.08 @ 20:38pm


O Geez! Why do I do this?
mrxyz, are you playing devils advocate, or are you actually the devil himself??? (haha) Actually I don't mind you too much, yor a fun dude. But now, why would you twist my stuff around? Your answer to me was:
"Ge surf music needs a sax huh.. Well Dick is out lol"
Thats an attempt to bait me, its a bunch of $&%# (undecipherable, like a lot of your writing) and you even know it! No, it doesnt "needs sax" but it sometimes includes sax.
Now if you had understood me, you would know the Beach Boys go into the subgenre of "beach music" - they really were not "surf rockers". I WOULD still call their music "rock", but they were ballad singers. Dick Dale was primarily a surf rocker. (BTW, yes Dick WAS a surfer. Are you suggesting he wasn't?)
Yor infatuation with Wipe Out is really cute. As kids we all wanted to be able to do that accentuated drum roll. It was very catchy - kinda like the 17 beat roll in Liar Liar. The Ventures did a kool version of Wipe Out, their drummer was also great. But Wipe Out is not the end-all of surf rock.
Now you want to bestow the "Godfather" title. You gotta be jokin me.
And please, save those 'faint praises' you wasted on Dick - use them instead for anyone of his many imitators. A "good guitar player" you say? Thats your conclusion? Well, okay, like the Pacific is a good ocean. Right.
You seem like an knowledgeable old dog, but you still got some learnin to do.

Posted by Telarock on Tuesday, 10.28.08 @ 09:48am


Geez! Why do I do this?
mrxyz, are you playing devils advocate, or are you actually the devil himself??? (haha) Actually I don't mind you too much, yor a fun dude. But now, why would you twist my stuff around? Your Posted by Telarock on Tuesday, 10.28.08 @ 09:48am





The Beach Boys are surf rock and pop..

Dick never had a top "10 hit"

"But Wipe Out is not the end-all of surf rock"

No it is not but it is the biggest "Surf Instrumental" Hit and the drum solo of rock lol

Jim Fuller is named "Godfather" by the Surf World not "KING" by Capital Records. lol

The Surfaris, Beach Boys ,Jan and Dean, Chanteys even the Ventures and a host of others out sold Dick..
The "Wrecking Crew" had the most hits..!!
Dick is a good guitar player he is no Hendrix Clapton,Joe Pass, Eddie Van Hallen......
The biggest hit in the 60's he wrote is "Lets Go Trippin.."
...
He did not invent the Duo Showman leo Fender did Heck Geogre Fullerton designed the Strat and is one heck of a guitar player is he King ..? lol
The facts are Dick was not that big in the National or Global music seen, If it were not for the Beach Boys doing "Lets Go Trippin" an Annette {Big Blanket Bingo}it could of been Dick who...???LOL
Even Capital Records or Ed Sullivian couldn't sell him..
Dick did or tried to do what Ray Link and Dwain Eddy did before him .Nothing wrong but really nothing new.. Dick is a good guitar player that is not 'faint praises'
When I was a grimmy.. I heard Dick Dale, Beach Boys, Chanteys, Ventures ,Surfaris and others ...
To me the best were the Beach Boys,The Chanteys and The Surfaris. It seems the rest of the planet agreed if you look at record sales !!!! You can re write History but The Facts are the Facts
Surfs Up!





Posted by mrxyz on Tuesday, 10.28.08 @ 13:28pm


You seem like an knowledgeable old dog, but you still got some learnin to do.

Posted by Telarock on Tuesday, 10.28.08 @ 09:48am

I know very little about surf music but the Beach Boys are the Best and I like Wipe Out I thought they did it lol I found out the Surfares did it... .. Dick Dale is ok I liked him in the Beach movie with Annette and Frankie! So he must be good!!! the Beach Boys are the best!!!
thank you...

Posted by tinman on Tuesday, 10.28.08 @ 19:04pm


this sound is not finished until it is reverbed (hence Showman amp). Dick Dale was a GREAT innovator

BTW it was the Duo Showman with a big muddy 15" speaker .. Leo had the Showman and the early Showmans and Duo Showmans did NOT have reverb built in them. That is an extra unit on the side.. Reverb has been around way before the Dou Showman. The most sought after Fenders are the old 59 Bassmans with 4 10" speakers .Heck even the little 50's Champs with a 8" gets $800 or more...I wonder who the person was that tested the old 50's Bandmaster was? He must be God if that make Dick king...
..
Any one that needs or wants to be named a King make me wonder lol
As far as an inovator what was that he innovated..? Re stinging his guitar.. ?? Wow him and 80% of the south pole players did.. lol
Like I said Dick is a good guitar player..He should be in before the Ventures, I would agree on that..!So should Ray Link, Sandy Nelson, Surfaris,Kingsmen ,Chanteys and Jan and Dean ..
Surfs Up

Posted by mrxyz on Wednesday, 10.29.08 @ 12:28pm


Heck Geogre Fullerton designed the Strat and is one heck of a guitar player is he King ..? lol ...
Duo Showmans did NOT have reverb built in them. That is an extra unit on the side...
- mrxyz
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Okay mrxyz, I will answer yor statements, but this is my last on this. if you respond, then you got the last word.
I'm not up on George Fullerton (iz anybody?) but know he was a guitarist who worked w/ Leo Fender. He is not known to be (to me?) as a surf rocker. So bringing up his name is a diversion.
I'm also not an expert on amplifiers, but like you, I can pretend to be one. (smile) The amp were talking about is not the Dual Showman, it is the single Showman (w/ single 15" JBL speaker and 8 ohm transformer). Thats the amp associated with Dick Dale and it came before the Dual. That amp was 1st to have 100 watt cap. Did not use "an extra unit on the side" but it produce reverb - I think be means of the transformer?
All thats nice-to-know stuff, but really gets away from the main point. You said yorself about Dick:
"He should be in before the Ventures, I would agree on that..!"
Nice to at least get that much outta you! To me, The Ventures were LONG overdue for induction. Which means Dick Dale is way-long overdue. That's the main point. Put DICK DALE on the ballot! Afterall, he is "king of surf guitar!" (haha, but for real.)

Stay dry!

Posted by Telarock on Thursday, 10.30.08 @ 13:26pm


Okay, I lied, one more comment just for clarification. Only reason I even brought up the Showman amp in 1st place - Dick Dale not only was test pilot for development, he actually made its development necessary. Leo Fender personally presented him the 1st one. It was built for Dick Dale to meet his particular needs.

Posted by Telarock on Thursday, 10.30.08 @ 13:37pm


, I lied, one more comment just for clarification. Only reason I even brought up the Showman amp in 1st place - Dick Dale not only was test pilot for development, he actually made its development necessary. Leo Fender personally presented him the 1st one. It was built for Dick Dale to meet his particular needs.

Posted by Telarock on Thursday, 10.30.08 @ 13:37pm

He needs to call himself "king "? That was the start of his so called claim to fame...
As mention before he has much respect from Surf Musician and rightly so.. He did not make the Charts even With the help of Capital Records, Ed Sullivian ,Annette Beach Movie, Beach Boys etc Reason is "ALL YOU NEED IS EARS"
Misirlou is a great song he is Hot So is "Lets Go Trippin.."! I have heard him perform many many times ! {Bring a note pad there may be a test at the end of HIS show} Sometimes we need to be a KING for the sake of our Childern He seems to have found his childern.. If you need a KING then Dick is your King.. You Have been Hollywood Hyped enjoy the music... He is no Beach Boys ,Surfaris or Chanteys.. I like him much much better than the Ventures or U2.. lol






Posted by mrxyz on Thursday, 10.30.08 @ 16:48pm


"The King of the Surf Guitar!" absolutely he should be inducted. The hall has overlooked many of the greatest instrumentalists including Dick Dale, Link Wray, Davie Allan and Paul Johnson. Surf/instrumental genres have totally been ignored by the Rock Hall.

Posted by Eric on Saturday, 12.27.08 @ 14:30pm




"The King of the Surf Guitar!" absolutely he should be inducted. The hall has overlooked many of the greatest instrumentalists including Dick Dale, Link Wray, Davie Allan and Paul Johnson. Surf/instrumental genres have totally been ignored by the Rock Hall.

Posted by Eric on Saturday, 12.27.08 @ 14:30pm


True but Paul got smart and is now in the Surfaris with the "Godfather of Surf Guitar" Jim Fuller lead guitar on Wipe Out, Point Panic Waikiki Run... all of the Surfaris great tunes

Posted by mrxyz on Sunday, 12.28.08 @ 14:37pm


Now it's time to hear from someone who was there, participated and new all parties concerned in that era. Dick Dale is a Rock and Roll guitarist of superior quality who invented a style that was copied by many. The reason why he never went far is because his family was managing him and made many errors. Dick made many himself. Yes the others, Chantays, Surfaris etc had national hits, but no way did they have the playing power ability or talent Dick did. All those groups will tell you Dick is the master. He worked Vegas for many years and he has been on the road touring now for several years as well. Pulp Fiction producer chose Miserlou for a reason. It's a ball buster and a icon in Rock and Roll. Some of the people that write these things wern't there in the 60s and have never seen him play. He is an amazing talent and deserves to be in the Hall of Fame.

Posted by lga on Tuesday, 06.23.09 @ 17:53pm


Coming from someone who was "there", this is pretty vague. When it comes to innovation and influence, why don't you talk about his working relationship with Leo Fender, and what they came up with to suit Dale's style...for starters.

That in itself is pretty legendary stuff...

Posted by Gitarzan on Tuesday, 06.23.09 @ 18:53pm


Leo Fender, and what they came up with to suit Dale's style...for starters.

That in itself is pretty legendary stuff...

Posted by Gitarzan on Tuesday, 06.23.09 @ 18:53pm


LOL Please give me a surf break....Love Dicks playing
AS far as I am concern this is a re write... many liked Dicks playing ..{Surfers , Musician , etc}
But much of it is just a part dream of a story
BD {Before Dicks sound }... Fire Balls, Dwain Eddie ,Sandy Nelson, Link Wray.. etc etc...Gosh this gives me a head ache.. The big Leo helper = George Fullerton {Strat} The Legend lives on ...

ALL YA NEED IS EARS ..
Surfs UP-RU ?

Posted by mrxyz on Tuesday, 06.23.09 @ 22:23pm


Obviously the Strat had been aroung forever, but there was a type of amp (a Fender) and speaker developed which are very vital to Rock & Roll because Dale kept "blowing the others up"...what were they??

Leo Fender came up with more than guitars...

Posted by Gitarzan on Tuesday, 06.23.09 @ 23:27pm


...been AROUND forever!!!

Posted by Gitarzan on Tuesday, 06.23.09 @ 23:29pm


In case you're curious, I have made an admittedly bold prediction that Dick Dale will be on the 2010 ballot! I am really curious about what you think! Look up at http://jpbenney.blogspot.com/2009/06/prediction-for-20092010-rock-and-roll.html

Posted by Julien Peter Benney on Tuesday, 06.23.09 @ 23:58pm


bviously the Strat had been aroung forever, but there was a type of amp (a Fender) and speaker developed which are very vital to Rock & Roll because Dale kept "blowing the others up"...what were they??

Leo Fender came up with more than guitars...

Posted by Gitarzan on Tuesday, 06.23.09 @ 23:27pm Leo Fender was in Orange County CA..It is my guess he enjoyed the beach {Balboa/Newport}OC. so here is this kid {Dick playing music and Leo wanted to test some amps .. So he let Dick try them out.. So Yes Dick was a "guinea pig" for Leo ?? what is the big deal lol
NOW THE STRAT IS EVERYTHING FROM COUNTRY, SURF, ROCK TO HENDRIX ETC ETC! THE MAN THAT CAME UP WITH THE STRAT WAS AND IS GEORGE FULLERTON..

HOW MANY DUAL SHOWNMAN ARE OUT THERE COMPARED TO A STRAT..? HECK WHO WAS THE TEST PILOT FOR THE BIGGER THAN LOAD MARSHAL AMP LOL The Fender Bassman is the amp Marshal copied not the Dual Showman..I wonder Why ? LOL It was Leo's Idea to have a real loud amp not Dick is my guess..I don't think DICK WAS AT THE FENDER LAB TELLING LEO WHAT TUBES,CAPS, RESISTORS, AND WIRING WAS NEEDED DO YOU ? I like Dick but please keep it real.. The Beach Boys ,Jan Dean ,Chanteys, Surfaris, Ventures ,Link Wray, Sandy Nelson, Fire Balls, Dwain Eddie and a few other out sold and played Dick. I just do not get it??? LOL
ALL YA NEED IS EARS
NOT
Hollywood hype !

Posted by mrxyz on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 06:07am


Didn't really answer the question, did you? I think you spend too much time dispelling Dale's accomplishments while OVER-emphasizing the accomplisments of artists like the Surfaris, while I think they were about even.

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 07:19am


Didn't really answer the question, did you? I think you spend too much time dispelling Dale's accomplishments while OVER-emphasizing the accomplisments of artists like the Surfaris, while I think they were about even.

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 07:19am


I like Dick and hopes he gets in Just not sure what he has done to get in,,,
so I am lost LOL
I wish him all the best but heck why not I like him better than Madonna

Posted by mrxyz on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 14:40pm


Dick Dale deserves to get in first. But how about it?

Posted by Refu-Gee on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 14:46pm


Refu-Gee..your not making a lot of sense. Please clarify

Posted by Keebord on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 14:48pm


What's there to clarify? I said Dick Dale deserves to get in but not before Link Wray

Posted by Refu-Gee on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 14:51pm


Alright now this is the first time you mentioned Link Wray. But I understand what you mean now. I don't really agree with your logic though. What makes you think that one act "deserves to get in first?" I can tell you that Link Wray will most likely only get in as early influence at this point.

Posted by Keebord on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 14:54pm


Are you making fun of me? I said DICK DALE deserves to get in NOT before LINK WRAY . Because LINK WRAY came first. Do-I-Have-Spell-It-Out-For-You?-

Posted by Refu-Gee on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 14:57pm


I like Dick

Posted by mrxyz on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 14:40pm

I kinda thought so. LOL

Posted by Brian on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 15:01pm


Sorry Refu-Gee but now you've completely lost it. I'll agree to talk to you when you start speaking plain English

Posted by Keebord on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 15:14pm


Fine! Go back then! Who is this Brian? Some kind of pride parade attendee? Go f itself

Mryzx

www.dogood.net/hipspace

Posted by Refu-Gee on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 15:16pm


I bet mrxyz would like dick

After all, "all you need is ears!"

Posted by Murphy on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 15:53pm


Hey why has everybody gone all "anti-mrxyz?" You all need to find somewhere else where you can insult people.

At least mrxyz wants to be part of serious discussion here. Which is more then can be said of all these Refu-Gees and Murphy people. Look what you've started Brian

Posted by Keebord on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 15:58pm


I was reading his post and found it funny. I was just kidding with that. I like mrxyz for the most part he usually has some good things to say. I didn't mean for all these other yahoos to take it so seriously.

Posted by Brian on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 17:06pm


And I don't know what is up with this Refu-Gee character going off on you(Keebord) over Link Wray. I never seen this guy on here before unless he is using a different name. Maybe he is one of those Madonna nuts we keep getting.

Posted by Brian on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 17:15pm


OK I will. Dick worked with Leo Fender to develope the Duel Showman amp. The Duel Showman had several advancements in it just for Dick such as a special ultra linier audio output transformer which gave the really fat sound. Leo Fender tried all sorts of speakers such as Jensen, which kept blowing up with Dicks punishment. Finally, Leo put in two of the 15" JBL D 130 F speaker which did the trick. Another thing, the famous cream color toilex covering that was put on the Showman was for Dick. Leo called Dick very late one night and said come on down, I have a surprise for you. As I said in my earlier comments, thre were other groups before Dick, Duane Eddy, Link Wray and the list goes on, but I'm telling you, they did not have the commanding sound or the varied repatoire Dick had. They had thin unimpressive sounds even though they were original. They never made it to the Ed Sulivan show. Dick would have been a huge success if it wern't for bad family decisions and some of his own as well.

Posted by lga on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 17:41pm


Iga...very good!!! I used to play through a Dual Showman...I could kick myself for selling it...LOL!! There's one thing I'll definitely agree with mrxyz, and that outside of that sub-genre (surf), it's kinda hard to find direct influence to the way Dale plays (backwards and upside-down). Albert King? He was before Dale. Doyle Bramhall II plays that way, but he was influenced more by SRV. Gary Hoey (he plays regular) has taken a lot of the "surf" classics and souped them up, so maybe he'd be one...

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 18:11pm


of that sub-genre (surf), it's kinda hard to find direct influence to the way Dale plays (backwards and upside-down). Albert King? He was before Dale


So Dick should be in the RHOF because he played his guitar upside down.. ?? Gosh what a clam to fame... ???? I respect Ringo being left handed {as Dick is}playing his drums right handed ..
Agian Dick in my book is not the FATHER of "Surf Guitar/ Music"
Fire Balls Torquay {1959}
Belairs Mr moto {1962}
Link Wray Rumble {1958}"Jack the Ripper"{1961)
Sandy Nelson Let There Be Drums {1961}
Duane Eddy Movin and a Groovin{1958}.yep.Rebel Rouser.{1958} Peter Gunn{1960} ,Boss Guitar. Your Baby's Gone Surfin..{1963}.{ya get the hit???????}
ALL YA NEED IS EARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
SURFS UP!!!

Posted by mrxyz on Thursday, 06.25.09 @ 14:09pm


hey mrxyz, here goes 1 YES vote for Dick Dale. and if you cancel it with a NO vote, I will then cancel yor YES for Pat Boone??? (yes, wat a great rocker he was ... I had an album of his covers of heavy metal songs ... reely blew my white socks right outta my pennyloafers, it did!)

Posted by Telarock on Saturday, 08.15.09 @ 20:42pm




hey mrxyz, here goes 1 YES vote for Dick Dale. and if you cancel it with a NO vote, I will then cancel yor YES for Pat Boone??? (yes, wat a great rocker he was ... I had an album of his covers of heavy metal songs ... reely blew my white socks right outta my pennyloafers, it did!)

Posted by Telarock on Saturday, 08.15.09 @ 20:42pm

Well put one in for Wray and the Surfaris also the Kingsmen LOL


Where are the Fabulous Wailers out of Seattle " Tall cool One" was great lol why are they not RRHF maybe list lol those cats could rock

Posted by mrxyz on Saturday, 08.15.09 @ 20:47pm


mrxyz, Link Wray doesnt thrill me, I think we butted heads over him also. (or are you being facetious?) wat puzzles me (about you) is that Wray's main claim to fame "Rumble" with so-called power chords enthralls you. But "Miserlou" which pioneered a hardedge surf rock guitar sound, doesnt grab you? you hate Dale, and love Wray?

Posted by Telarock on Saturday, 08.15.09 @ 21:06pm




mrxyz, Link Wray doesnt thrill me, I think we butted heads over him also. (or are you being facetious?) wat puzzles me (about you) is that Wray's main claim to fame "Rumble" with so-called power chords enthralls you. But "Miserlou" which pioneered a hardedge surf rock guitar sound, doesnt grab you? you hate Dale, and love Wray?

Posted by Telarock on Saturday, 08.15.09 @ 21:06pm

KNow I like DD just I could never get through his LP I can or could with Wray Surfaris Chanteys nelson Beach Boys etc..
Other Than Misirlou and lets go Trippin it was not that good... Eight to Midnight was ok also..I have seen him live lots of times.. Just don't cut it 4 me The Surfaris the Chanteys W the Beach Boys were the Beach Boys Not Mike Love they were all really hot . sometimes Mikes Vocals were off .. LOL
I just never Got it with Dick in the early years he had a great band the Del Tones With them backing him he was smokin.. Without them it is just so so.. I like Him but I don't think he invented the Surf Sound.. From Wray, Firballs ,Champs, Nelson ,Eddy, Ventures, Booker T etc {Years before Dale} . It was all of them Including the Beach Boys, the Surfaris,Belairs ,Chanteys, Marketts etc..not just one person/band they all added to it..I am happy people have found out about Dale to bad they have left out all the others that got Dale where it is now... To me they are all equal or better..


Surfs UP!!




Posted by mrxyz on Saturday, 08.15.09 @ 21:29pm


To mrxyz: You say Jimi Hendrix was influenced by the Surfaris ... I really dont "hear" that ... but heres something I just clipped off About.com re Dick Dale's contributions to music:
* Widely considered the inventor of surf guitar, and therefore surf-rock in general
* Instrumental in bringing guitar technology into the modern age, especially through reverb and amplification
* His staccato style was a major influence on heavy metal guitarists
* One of the first rockers to incorporate Middle Eastern melodies into his music
* HIS WILD STAGE STYLE WAS AN INFLUENCE ON THE YOUNG JIMI HENDRIS (all-caps for emphasis)
It also says Jimi's comment: "You'll never hear surf music again." was a tribute to Dick Dale (when he had heard Dale was dying).
So if you are looking for the surf guitartist who had "influence" on Hendrix, Dick Dale is yor man!
Them is the plain facts mrxyz. Stay dry dude!

Posted by Telarock on Tuesday, 08.25.09 @ 12:09pm




To mrxyz: You say Jimi Hendrix was influenced by the Surfaris ... I really dont "hear" that ... but heres something I just clipped off About.com re Dick Dale's contributions to music:
* Widely considered the inventor of surf guitar, and therefore surf-rock in general
* Instrumental in bringing guitar technology into the modern age, especially through reverb and amplification
* His staccato style was a major influence on heavy metal guitarists
* One of the first rockers to incorporate Middle Eastern melodies into his music
* HIS WILD STAGE STYLE WAS AN INFLUENCE ON THE YOUNG JIMI HENDRIS (all-caps for emphasis)
It also says Jimi's comment: "You'll never hear surf music again." was a tribute to Dick Dale (when he had heard Dale was dying).
So if you are looking for the surf guitartist who had "influence" on Hendrix, Dick Dale is yor man!
Them is the plain facts mrxyz. Stay dry dude!

Posted by Telarock on Tuesday, 08.25.09 @ 12:09pm


I didn't know was DD dying in 1967...LOL

I do know the who did a song with the surfaris in mind and the Van Halen wanted to sound as good as the Surfaris...

As we all have now discovered Dick was not the first with surf sounds...

The long staccato, was first heard in a surf song called Pipeline...by the Chanteys but Dick had the first double picking on a surf tune I would agree..
Dick did inspire many surf bands such as the Beach Boys and the Surfaris.. but it was the Surfaris that had the inter playing of lead guitar and drums as noted in point Panic and the GLOBAL instrumental rock solo and surf HIT that the WORLD first really head surf instrumental music.. ..That set the stage in many waves .. for Cream, Hendrix, Who ......
. As I have said 1000xs b 4 .I like Dales guitar work..He is the KING but please give credit do, to where it is over do...


Until then... enjoy the show...It is only rock an ROLL LOL






Posted by mrxyz on Tuesday, 08.25.09 @ 20:43pm


Dick Dale should get before The Surfaris

Posted by Joker on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 14:35pm


Joker, I think you meant "get in" Ha, the jokes on you!!

Posted by Keebord on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 14:36pm


How embarassing, I'm going to go hide now

Posted by Joker on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 14:37pm


Correction: It's "embarrassing" did you do that on purpose?

Posted by Keebord on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 14:38pm


I still can't decide if mrxyz supports Dick Dale getting in or not, anybody care to explain things?

Posted by Milestones on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 14:40pm


He does, but only if the Surfaris, Link Wray (and his group), Sandy Nelson, Belairs, Astronauts, Chantays, Fireballs and Champs get in first.

Posted by Philip on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 14:50pm


Ok thanks for clearing that up, I knew it wasn't a yes or no answer

Posted by Milestones on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 15:29pm


He does, but only if the Surfaris, Link Wray (and his group), Sandy Nelson, Belairs, Astronauts, Chantays, Fireballs and Champs get in first.

Posted by Philip on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 14:50pm


Close but wrond

for the Record hopefully the "LAST TIME"

Dick was not the first with surf recorded air play Instrumentals sound Before Dick
Dwain Eddy
Fireballs
Link Wray
Sandy Nelson
Ventures
Belairs

first "Surf band" with air play "Belairs" Mr Moto
biggest global sales Surf Instrumentals "Surfaris." Wipe Out"

First "Surf Band" with photo on front cover of a LP with all Fenders .."Surfaris"

Biggest all time hits Surf Band "Beach Boys"
I like Dale and hope he gets in. but only for the real reason...
Surfs UP!


Posted by mrxyz on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 22:36pm


And for the record, mrxyz, and hopefully for the last time, Duane Eddy and Sandy Nelson were NOT surf!

And for crying out loud, it's DUANE Eddy. Have the common decency to spell the man's name right.

And again, just because they were before Dale doesn't mean they deserve to be in more than he does. I would say this is the same case for Blue Cheer and Coven, too. Being first doesn't always mean induction deserving... just my opinion.

Posted by Philip on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 23:08pm


Actually, the biggest and most recognized "surf (since we're using the term so loosely) instrumental" would probably be "Sleepwalk" by Santo & Johnny...you still hear it in commercials and people like Larry Carlton have covered it.

I don't think Larry Carlton would waste his time covering "Wipeout"...

Posted by Gitarzan on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 23:15pm


And for the record, mrxyz, and hopefully for the last time, Duane Eddy and Sandy Nelson were NOT surf!

And for crying out loud, it's DUANE Eddy. Have the common decency to spell the man's name right.

And again, just because they were before Dale doesn't mean they deserve to be in more than he does. I would say this is the same case for Blue Cheer and Coven, too. Being first doesn't always mean induction deserving... just my opinion.

Posted by Philip on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 23:08pm






Best Add Wild Weekend", Rockin' Rebels lol

As far as "SURF" goes if it looks like a duck it is a duck LOL

Other "Surf Bands" out sold and some say out played..Dale.. I will give him credit for inspiration ..Since he was 10-15 years
their senior.. He was BIG in S CA....
Most SURFBANDS play music from Fireballs, Link Wray. Duane Eddie.,Rock Rebles ,Champs, Belairs Kingsmen ,Sandy Nelson, Chantey, Ventures ,Shadows, Booker T,Dick Dale and the Deltones ,Beach Boys ,Surfaris, to name a few in the 60's it was all kinds a in the surf world sounds so to speak..

I have no comment on Coven I don't see them as anything...
As mentioned many times before Surfs Up

Posted by mrxyz on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 23:28pm


ctually, the biggest and most recognized "surf (since we're using the term so loosely) instrumental" would probably be "Sleepwalk" by Santo & Johnny...you still hear it in commercials and people like Larry Carlton have covered it.

I don't think Larry Carlton would waste his time covering "Wipeout"...

Posted by Gitarzan on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 23:15pm


I would agree a great tune.. but Wipe Out out sold IT...
Heck there is a TV show named after" Wipe Out"
Right now . 40 some years later.... Get over it It is a Hit.. a BIG BIG HIT .. What was is Dale's TV show called.. ? LOL
Surfs UP!!


Posted by mrxyz on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 23:43pm


"As far as "SURF" goes if it looks like a duck it is a duck LOL"

So geese are ducks too? How about platypi? Those look like ducks too.

But Duane Eddy is not surf. His sound had a bit of country in it, not surf. Country has always been a little bit twangy too. Duane just made the twang in his guitar, not his voice.

Sandy Nelson is not surf. He was a novelty act. Hate to break it to ya, but he was. Plain and simple. He had a number of hits, but you can have several hits and still be a novelty act. How many other drummer instrumentalists were there? Preston Epps... he was about the same time as Nelson. Not surf.


"Most SURFBANDS play music from Fireballs, Link Wray. Duane Eddie.,Rock Rebles ,Champs, Belairs Kingsmen ,Sandy Nelson, Chantey, Ventures ,Shadows, Booker T,Dick Dale and the Deltones ,Beach Boys ,Surfaris, to name a few in the 60's it was all kinds a in the surf world sounds so to speak.."

Ok, mrxyz, I want you to get out a pen and piece a paper, and write 500 times, "I will not misspell the name of Duane Eddy." Look how I spelled his name. That's how it's properly speeled. See it? Learn it. I really try not to be a grammarian, but good grief, this is just ridiculous.

Also, it's the Chantays, and the Rockin' Rebels.

And maybe surf bands are covering the following, but they themselves are not surf bands: the Champs, (Cliff Richard And) the Shadows, and the Kingsmen.

Posted by Philip on Saturday, 09.5.09 @ 23:56pm



So geese are ducks too? How about platypus? Those look like ducks too.

a odd animal but it don't have feathers but lays eggs...I think it wants to be a Duck but just ain't got what it takes... Kinda a cross over...
Heck maybe it should be in the RRHOF ... in cross over.. kinda like Fusion..lol

Posted by mrxyz on Sunday, 09.6.09 @ 00:08am


Dick Dale wasn't nicknamed "King of the Surf Guitar" for nothing: he pretty much invented the style single-handedly, and no matter who copied or expanded upon his blueprint, he remained the fieriest, most technically gifted musician the genre ever produced.

Posted by Toine on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 11:58am




Dick Dale wasn't nicknamed "King of the Surf Guitar" for nothing: he pretty much invented the style single-handedly, and no matter who copied or expanded upon his blueprint, he remained the fieriest, most technically gifted musician the genre ever produced.

Posted by Toine on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 11:58am


I am just in the early beginnings of Dick Dale. From what I have learned, he single handed created surf music Surfing was nothing until he came along. Just a bunch of wild Indians and beach bums.. I bet he made his own surf board but I don't know that for a fact.. Help invent the Fender amp and taught Jimmy Hendrix to play the guitar in the style that we have savored for years..Mentored the Beach Boys on how to play the guitar and sing..Even Stevie Ray Vaughn had a few lessons from him.. Why he is not in is a true crime...

Posted by godsavethequeen on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 12:16pm


Dick Dale's good. I can't see him getting in but I don't know why this mrxyz guy is so against him. And who is this godsavethequeen talking about Madonna being holy? (there's only one holy Madonna and her last name isn't Ciccone)

Posted by Bassmaster on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 12:43pm




Dick Dale's good. I can't see him getting in but I don't know why this mrxyz guy is so against him. And who is this godsavethequeen talking about Madonna being holy? (there's only one holy Madonna and her last name isn't Ciccone)

Posted by Bassmaster on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 12:43pm


Why does the world recognize her by her spiritual NAME.? {Madonna} She has done more for this starving planet..She helps the needy brings some of them into her own family for God sakes !!... Thousands if not millions understand her message.. I feel sorry for you.. There is hope ,maybe you can find the answer in U2...
you are forgiven..

Posted by godsavethequeen on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 12:58pm


"Why does the world recognize her by her spiritual NAME.? {Madonna}"

Because it's her stage name as well as her birth name. Holy shit, you're dumber than a doorpost.

Posted by Philip on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 14:44pm


Why does the world recognize her by her spiritual NAME.? {Madonna}"

Because it's her stage name as well as her birth name. Holy shit, you're dumber than a doorpost.

Posted by Philip on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 14:44pm

I know that! That is why she was named at bith .she is "Madonna" it is written in the STARS... Madonna and U2 are here to set the world right.. Even you said U2 have helped the weak ,the victims of poverty and abused.. So has Madonna as much or more... .Both are gifts of the HOLY...Hopefully you can agree on that.. ?

Posted by godsavethequeen on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 15:45pm


I think of Madge more as a demon disguised as an angel of light.

Posted by Philip on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 16:22pm


Dick Dale's good. I can't see him getting in but I don't know why this mrxyz guy is so against him. And who is this godsavethequeen talking about Madonna being holy? (there's only one holy Madonna and her last name isn't Ciccone)

Posted by Bassmaster on Saturday, 11.28.09 @ 12:43pm

I agree Dale is good.. just not as good or truthful as it is being sold/"HYPE".. As far as"Godsavethequeen'" I find what "it"is saying just what Madonna and U2 are selling.. political cool, not rock, godsavethequeen is kinda right if you believe their HYPE..
That is why I like Danzig.. He just sells rock! What you hear is what you get .light on the HYPE just rock music.

Posted by mrxyz on Sunday, 11.29.09 @ 08:08am


PS I like Dick Dale more than U2 or Madonna .. I like him more than the Ventures ...He should of gotten in before all of them..

Posted by mrxyz on Sunday, 11.29.09 @ 08:11am


agree Dale is good.. just not as good or truthful as it is being sold/"HYPE"..

I take back the truthful What he says is truthful AS FAR AS i KOWN..I just don't think he invented "Surf Music" I don't know if he has really said he did...IT IS HARD TO SAY WHEN IT BEGAN.. HE IS ONE OF THE EARLY ONES SELLING IT NO DOUBT..MAYBE THE FIRST TO USE THE TERM..

Posted by mrxyz on Sunday, 11.29.09 @ 08:40am


What is this hall for anyway? Posers (ABBA - wtf?) or real rock legends and guitar heros. The fact that Dick Dale - King of Surf Rock, musical innovator and shredder extraordinare - is not in the hall is an outrage. He deserves a spot right up there with all the other legendary performers.

BTW - Viva Los Ramones!

Posted by AD on Wednesday, 12.9.09 @ 21:58pm



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Surf City USA Longboard Pro-Am Festivities to Begin
April 16, 2007

The weekend's Festival events feature shopping on the sand at vendor booths, a raffle with drawings for prizes including surfboards, wetsuits, skateboards, clothing and more. The terrific vocalist/guitarist Justin James, a rising star on MTV and ABC shows, will be featured at Duke's and in a special beach concert. Jim Fuller "The Godfather of Surf Guitar" is scheduled for Friday to play an acoustic rendition of "Wipe Out" on the beach. Dick Dale "King of Surf Guitar" will be there on Sunday.

As a fundraiser for the International Surfing Museum, the Festival includes a showing by Big Red Productions of Chasing Dora, Friday, April 20th, 7:30pm, Pierside Surf City 6 Cinemas (see http://www.bigredprod.com/).

I found this: Seems Dick is the "King" and Jim Fuller is the "Godfather of "Surf Guitar"...
I also found out that Sha Nan Nan played the Surfaris Wipe Out at Woodstock but none of Dick's songs seemed to make it to Woodstock..

Posted by mrxyzomg on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 07:34am


So...try this on for size;

What's the difference in Jim Fuller's and Dick Dale's playing...why would one be considered the "king"...?

Posted by Gitarzan on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 07:38am


So...try this on for size;

What's the difference in Jim Fuller's and Dick Dale's playing...why would one be considered the "king"...?

Posted by Gitarzan on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 07:38am

That is a simple as ABC.. Dick sold himself as "King" on his LP.. Jim Fuller was named Godfather by the voice of the People...That enjoyed Surf Music...and that surf ...One was earned the other was bought and sold...

Posted by mrxyzomg on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 09:17am


Let me ask the question again;

WHAT'S-THE-DIFFERENCE-IN-THEIR-STYLE-OF-PLAYING???? What makes one more different (and original) than the other????

Yep, you're right about one thing...Dale's was earned.

Posted by Gitarzan on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 09:23am


Both are great players! Jim open door to the front stage of guitar and drums sound. That Hendrix ,Cream etc expanded on... Dick help open the Door to Surf..Dick being 10-15 years Fuller senior of course had a HIT a year or so Before Jim . Jim had the biggest HIT a 1000x's bigger than Dales.. It was the Surfairs most of the world heard and were bigger influencer by Just because the HIT was so BIG. ..but The Belairs Had the first so called Surf Hit a few months before Dale..
Dale is the King

Posted by mrxyzomg on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 09:32am


WHAT'S-THE-DIFFERENCE-IN-THEIR-STYLE-OF-PLAYING???? What makes one more different (and original) than the other????

Yep, you're right about one thing...Dale's was earned.

Posted by Gitarzan on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 09:23am

The Fireballs Champs Link Wray , Dwain Eddy and the Ventures were doing what Dale did latter..
The Belairs were the First to call it Surf on the Airwaves..

Posted by mrxyzomg on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 09:37am


mrxyz, kind of a personal question, did you know Dick Dale back in the day and if yes, did he do something that upset you? Just curious because I've almost never come across someone so against the induction of an artist with legitimate credentials like Dale's

Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 09:46am


mrxyz, kind of a personal question, did you know Dick Dale back in the day and if yes, did he do something that upset you? Just curious because I've almost never come across someone so against the induction of an artist with legitimate credentials like Dale's

Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 09:46am

I would not say I know Dale but have seen an heard both play many times and know the facts..Dale has become very big in the last 10 or so years.I hope he gets in... Having said that the Surfaris had a bigger global impact The Beach Boys were the biggest by far.But Surf Instrumentals go to the Surfaris.
Cased on sales and Facts

Posted by mrxyzomg on Monday, 07.5.10 @ 09:57am


Before Dale was Surf

THE GAMBLERS - MOON DAWG 1959 go to youtube

Posted by surfgod on Thursday, 07.29.10 @ 15:20pm


they were the first to do acid rock The Gamblers- song LSD-25 1959

Posted by surfgod on Thursday, 07.29.10 @ 15:26pm


idn't really answer the question, did you? I think you spend too much time dispelling Dale's accomplishments while OVER-emphasizing the accomplisments of artists like the Surfaris, while I think they were about even.

Posted by Gitarzan on Wednesday, 06.24.09 @ 07:19am


So will the real Gitarzan please stand UP LOL



As mentioned you ignore fact even you own...LOL It is hard to take you serious when you say you play guitar as long as you have. Speak withso called knowledge and did even know who George Fullerton is ..ILOL doubt you have ever heard Dale or the Surfaris Live ..As I have mention to 2 too two many time both are great.. It is you that keep bring up your nonsense... Are you feeling OK..???? BTW your votes count in my book LOL It is all about feel an pocket. Dale 63 % yes Surfaris 79% last time I looked the nobody's we somebody...


Ps you are to funny ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZz

Posted by mrxyzomg on Tuesday, 08.3.10 @ 17:54pm


He absolutely belongs in the Hall of Fame, although I can see why the voters might not want to enshrine more than one surf-music instrumental act. (The Ventures got in before him.)

Posted by Timothy Horrigan on Monday, 09.20.10 @ 20:01pm


This was a oldie blog over 20,000 votes


Battle of the Bands!
Oldies Music Blog

Updated: What's That Sound? | Main | From Our Forum:
July 17, 2004

Battle of the Bands!
The results of our "greatest surf song" poll are in:
"Wipeout," The Surfaris ... 54%
"Hawaii Five-O," The Ventures ... 13%
"Pipeline," The Chantays ... 11%
"Misirlou," Dick Dale ... 9%
"Surfin' Bird," The Trashmen ... 3%
"Mr. Moto," The Bel-Airs, "Out Of Limits," The Marketts, "Bullwinkle Pt. 2," The Centurions ... 1%

Posted by mrxyxomg on Saturday, 09.25.10 @ 10:43am


his was a oldie blog over 20,000 votes


Battle of the Bands!
Oldies Music Blog

Updated: What's That Sound? | Main | From Our Forum:
July 17, 2004

Battle of the Bands!
The results of our "greatest surf song" poll are in:
"Wipeout," The Surfaris ... 54%
"Hawaii Five-O," The Ventures ... 13%
"Pipeline," The Chantays ... 11%
"Misirlou," Dick Dale ... 9%
"Surfin' Bird," The Trashmen ... 3%
"Mr. Moto," The Bel-Airs, "Out Of Limits," The Marketts, "Bullwinkle Pt. 2," The Centurions ... 1%

Posted by mrxyxomg on Saturday, 09.25.10 @ 10:43am

Posted by mrxyxomg on Sunday, 09.26.10 @ 09:02am


Dick Dale

Eligible since: 1987 (The 1988 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? Yes what's this?

Dick Dale @ Wikipedia

Dick Dale Videos

Induction chances: 11% what's this?

Will Dick Dale be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
Yes:
63%
No:
37%

Total votes: 571

Posted by mrxyxomg on Sunday, 09.26.10 @ 09:04am


Dick Dale, measured on Innovation,Influence and Commercial sucess.
Influence: Dick Dale basically helped invent the whole sound of Surf Rock and was among the most influential guitarists of the early 60s.
YES
Innovation: As I said above, helped invent Surf and he was the reason for the invention of the first 100W amp
YES
Commercial: Ahh... Here's where he falls short. After around 4 years of sucess his music seemed to frop of the face of the earth in a way... He never got close to the sucess he had in 1960s.
NO

So in short, He gets 2/3. So that's a yes from me.

Posted by GFW on Wednesday, 11.10.10 @ 10:14am


The Beach Boys
The Ventures
The Surfaris
Jan and Dean
Dick Dale

Posted by Roy on Friday, 11.19.10 @ 19:17pm


"That is stupid .. I don't know much about surf music but the Beach Boys are what surf music is all about.. " - tinman

"Dick Dale..?
What hit did he ever have...?" - tinman

"I have never heard of the Chanteys or Astronauts,
What do you mean the Beach Boys are not surf..?
Says who.. ?" - tinman

"I know very little about surf music but the Beach Boys are the Best and I like Wipe Out" - tinman

"If the other surf bands were that good I woud of heard of them...or their songs.." - tinman

"Dick Dale never even had a national hit in the 60's as far as I know"- tinman

Good God, I'm glad I wasn't frequenting this site when this trolling idiot named "tinman" was, or things could have gotten ugly. This doesn't even have anything to do with Dick Dale being Hall of Fame worthy, but making statements like this tinman character did is guaranteed first ballot induction into the Dumbest Comments Hall of Fame.

Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Monday, 03.28.11 @ 03:01am


A big emphatic YES for Dick Dale! To mrxyz, all you need is ears, and something at work in between them. Miserlou vs Wipeout is not the question. Dick Dale? Yes.

Posted by Cokey on Sunday, 05.22.11 @ 15:20pm


I'm glad that mrxyz is gone, what a total idiot. The Surfaris being inducted would be on par with Percy Sledge's induction as being one of the worst. Also i'm pretty sure all his stories of meeting Van halens drummer etc were bullshit.

Posted by GFW on Sunday, 05.22.11 @ 16:09pm


Influence: Dick Dale is a pretty big influence on guitar players everywhere. 30
innovation: he practically invented the sound of surf rock and his speed and sheer loudness set the precedent for heavy metal. 30
COmmercial sucess: Apart from miserlou and let's go trippin he didn't have any hits to really speak of. 0
Critical respect: Definetly high, he's revered everywhere as a great guitarist. 20

Score: 80. he's got definite credentials.

Posted by GFW on Saturday, 10.8.11 @ 08:42am


Rolling Stone Magazine's latest list of 100 Greatest Guitarists

# 45 Link Wray
# 74 Dick Dale

Posted by Roy on Sunday, 11.27.11 @ 10:42am



I've seen quite a few comments on this thread criticizing Dick Dale on the basis that he did not have any hits or did not enjoy the popularity of artists like the Beach Boys or the Surfaris and I think that's unfair. Consider this, Chuck Berry is considered one of the most important pioneers of Rock and Roll and has been inducted into the hall of fame. Yet he did not have nearly as many hits as artists like The Beatles or enjoy the same level of popularity. Does this mean that Chuck Berry should not have been inducted before The Beatles? Of course not. As John Lennon himself said, "If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry." The fact that he was a pioneer of the genre and one of the first to put all of its essential pieces together says that he is more than deserving of his position in the hall and

Posted by Dan on Wednesday, 01.4.12 @ 22:47pm


justified in being inducted before more successful artists like the Beatles or the Rolling Stones, because without him, these acts might have never existed. The same thing applies to Dick Dale regarding Surf Music. He is largely credited for inventing the surf guitar sound, with its staccato picking and heavy reverb. Also, if you look at more successful acts like the Beach Boys, they point to Dick Dale as major influence on their sound and the genre of surf music in general. While Dick Dale didn't enjoy the chart success of the Beach Boys or the Surfaris, I think its worth noting that Jimi Hendrix only had one song that reached the top 20 on the US charts, his cover of All Along the Watchtower, yet he is widely regarded as the greatest guitarist of all time, regardless of his commercial success. Based on this, I don't think its fair to say that Dick Dale should be subordinate to artists like the Surfaris, a one hit wonder, simply because he didn't have the same impact on the charts. Lastly, (to end this long rambling argument), its true that the Bel-airs had the first surf rock song with Mr. Moto, but does that mean that they should be inducted in the hall before or instead of Dick Dale, who was arguably far more influential? Rocket 88, recorded in 1951 by Ike Turner (officially Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats) is considered by some as the first rock and roll song, but no one would argue that this group should have been inducted before Elvis or Chuck Berry. Dick Dale not only wrote some of the earliest surf songs, but was the first to put all of the pieces together to develop the sound that we know today as surf guitar, meaning that he essentially invented the genre. I'm not saying that other surf acts like the Beach Boys (at least before they moved away from the surf sound with Pet Sounds) are less deserving than Dick Dale of a place in the hall of fame. If anything, the Beach Boys probably contributed the most to what we know as 'surf music' but Dick Dale was the pioneer who made this possible.

Posted by Dan on Wednesday, 01.4.12 @ 23:11pm


Wow! More great stuff on surf music..these old school guitar player are great!
Thanks of the info!

Posted by Happy on Tuesday, 02.21.12 @ 13:24pm


It is not possible that DICK DALE is not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Jimi Hendrix is rolling over in his grave and is "Comin to git ya"!

Posted by chuck t on Saturday, 02.25.12 @ 11:34am


Dan
I agree. Dale should be in but I think pet sound I the evolution of the Surf sound!

Posted by DocRock on Thursday, 03.1.12 @ 19:41pm


I was surfing the web for Dick Dale and surf music and came on this!
Dale is the greatest but I have to agree with DocRock... Pet Sound is the true evolution of surf Music.. That is why surf muusic has made such a inpact on rock... From early surf sounds to todays music .Those early surf bands: Dick Dale, Surfaris, Beach Boys, Belairs and Ventures are the undercurrents of much of the rock we hear today, From the Who, Hendrix,Van Halen an even the Beatles. Much of their sounds came from surf..

Posted by rockzack on Monday, 04.30.12 @ 13:33pm


gee I would have to agree with docrock an rockzack

Pet sound is evolution of surf sound,,,,, where it will go from hear only time will tell! ....?

Posted by happy on Thursday, 05.3.12 @ 00:16am


nowhere, surf as a genre, or at least a relevant genre, is dead.

Posted by GFW on Thursday, 05.3.12 @ 13:34pm


"surf as a genre is dead." ~GFW
========================================
Probably agree w/you ... but thats at least partly why there is the Rock Museum, to preserve the memories. Dick Dale was a great electric guitar innovator and greatly influenced the surf rock sound. He should have been inducted a decade ago imo.

Posted by Telarock on Thursday, 05.3.12 @ 16:21pm


surf as a genre is dead." ~GFW
========================================
Probably agree w/you ... but thats at least partly why there is the Rock Museum, to preserve the memories. Dick Dale was a great electric guitar innovator and greatly influenced the surf rock sound. He should have been inducted a decade ago imo.

Posted by Telarock on Thursday, 05.3.12 @ 16:21pm




Oh my goodness don't tell that to the Beach Boys , Dick Dale an all those surf type of bands with 1,000,000 of fans...
I am not a big surf muusic freak but there are lots of folks that like it .. Many of them are into Rockabillie also........We don't get much Surf where I live

Posted by Happy on Thursday, 05.3.12 @ 16:43pm


Aloha
I have read all of these comments new and old...lol
The controvercy goes on!
I think Dale is. great guitar player almost started surf music .
I believe the Surfaris were very innovated an had a large in-pac
on music. bigger than most realize/ understand,,, Beach Boys with the wrecking crew took surf to the highest level an are by far the biggest an best surf band,
Surf music is very much alive... it is on ads ,movie tracts ,radio".........
all the time,,, There are new bands doing surf all the time.

Have. nice summer love to all an SURF'S UP!

Posted by mrxyz on Monday, 06.11.12 @ 18:55pm


Oh lord.

Posted by GFW on Tuesday, 06.12.12 @ 11:19am


Not sure what GFW means?
I have to agree with mrxyz. he seems to know a lot about surf music!
Was he in a surf band or in the music industry?

Posted by Happy on Wednesday, 06.13.12 @ 01:25am


Interview with Dick Dale

http://philtorres.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/the-king-of-surf-guitar/

Posted by Phil on Wednesday, 04.17.13 @ 14:48pm


Dick Dale was born Richard Monsour in Boston Massachusetts. He is of Polish, Belarusian and Lebanese ancestry. Sammy Hagar is Irish-Italian-Lebanese. Paul Anka is Lebanese.

Lebanese in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

01. Sammy Hagar (2007)
02. Dick Dale (????)
03. Paul Anka (????)

Posted by Roy on Tuesday, 10.8.13 @ 23:15pm


Dick Dale was born Richard Monsour in Boston Massachusetts. He is of Polish, Belarusian and Lebanese ancestry. Sammy Hagar is Irish-Italian-Lebanese. Paul Anka is Lebanese.

Lebanese in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

01. Sammy Hagar (2007)
02. Dick Dale (????)
03. Paul Anka (????)

Posted by Roy on Tuesday, 10.8.13 @ 23:15pm


Lebanese in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

01. Frank Zappa (1995)
02. Sammy Hagar (2007)
03. Dick Dale (????)
04. Paul Anka (????)

Posted by Roy on Tuesday, 10.8.13 @ 23:23pm


Misirlou surf guitar king Mr. Dick Dale. Surfs up dude!

Posted by bubba on Monday, 07.28.14 @ 16:39pm


The King of The Surf Guitar enough said!

Posted by Charles on Tuesday, 02.2.16 @ 03:21am


Dick Dale deserves. The surf guitar King.

Posted by Dick on Tuesday, 08.29.17 @ 01:08am


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