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King Of The Surf Guitar: The Best Of Dick Dale & His Del-Tones

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Published 4 years, 3 months ago

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Description: This collection rightly concentrates on Dale's instrumental exploits as the Jimi Hendrix of surf music. Nineteen sixty-one's "Let's Go Trippin'" was the first real surf instrumental, although the pyrotechnic fretwork of later Dale records is largely absent. Those divebomb runs, reverb drenchings, and impossibly quick picking displays materialize on the next single, "Shake & Stomp," then bloom on the revved-up Middle-Eastern standard "Misirlou." Dale's instrumentals generally fell into two camps: standard-progression frat blasts ("Take It Off," "Night Rider," "Mr. Elimina ... (more)
Manufacturer: Rhino / Wea
Release date: 4 August 1989
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0081227575625 UPC: 081227575625
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