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King of the Surf Guitar

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Download links and information about King of the Surf Guitar by Dick Dale. This album was released in 2012 and it belongs to Rock, Rock & Roll genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 48:32 minutes.

Artist: Dick Dale
Release date: 2012
Genre: Rock, Rock & Roll
Tracks: 20
Duration: 48:32
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Miserlou 2:13
2. King of the Surf Guitar 2:03
3. Let's Go Trippin' 2:08
4. Surf Beat 2:57
5. Summer Surf 2:34
6. Shake n' Stomp 2:08
7. Riders in the Sky 2:16
8. Hava Nagila 2:03
9. Secret Surfin' Spot 2:00
10. The Wedge 1:57
11. Tidal Wave 1:59
12. Peppermint Man 2:20
13. Surfing Drums 4:49
14. Spanish Kiss 3:03
15. Banzai Washout 2:15
16. Jungle Fever 2:12
17. A Run for Life 2:07
18. Death of a Gremmie 2:43
19. Surfin' Rebel 1:59
20. Break Time 2:46

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It's hard to overestimate the talent and influence of Dick Dale. With the possible exception of Les Paul, no modern guitar player has done so much behind the scenes to create the sound and gear of contemporary electric guitar, from helping to develop the Showman amp and outboard reverb gear to his playing itself, which incorporated Middle Eastern scales over Chuck Berry-styled blues progressions in the late '50s and early '60s when such things were unheard of on electric guitar — and he did all this by playing guitar left-handed, upside down, and backwards, and at massive volume. This set collects Dale's surf singles for the Deltone (a label started for Dale by his father) and Capitol Records labels between 1962 and 1965, including the original singles for "Miserlou" (from 1962) and "Let's Go Trippin'" (from 1965), the tracks that, more than any others, established Dale's unique rumbling and exotic guitar style.