Dec022021

Dick Dale and His Del-Tones

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. Dale's pioneering use of Middle Eastern and Eastern European melodies (learned organically through his familial heritage) was among the first in any genre of American popular music, and predated the teaching of such "exotic" scales in guitar-shredder academies by two decades. Read more on Last.fm

Track: Misirlou

Most Played Tracks as Scrobbled to Last.fm

# Title Plays
1Misirlou
602045
2Miserlou
176665
3Surf Beat
71964
4Let's Go Trippin'
56420
5Night Rider
48149
6The Wedge
41869
7The victor
39491
8Mr. Eliminator
38007
9Misirlou - Single Version
35864
10Surfing Drums
22733