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Dick Dale (born Richard Anthony Monsour on May 4, 1937, in Quincy, Massachusetts) is a pioneer of surf rock and one of the most influential guitarists of the early 1960s. He experimented with reverberation and made use of custom made Fender amplifiers.

With his backing band The Del-Tones, Dale's live performances became huge local draws. 1961's "Let's Go Trippin'" is often regarded as the first surf rock song. This was followed by more locally released songs, including "Jungle Fever" and… read more

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  • lets go trippinnn
  • i dislike most rock... but surf rock... i cannot pass up. i live it, breathe it, and well, it makes me really miss florida!
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  • Agree
  • i dont like guitars and rock music... but... I LOVE DICK DALE!
  • awesome
  • Wasted by Tarantino.... :-P
  • yup
  • Tarantino > all
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