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Dick Dale

American surf rock guitarist
Dick Dale Middle East May 2005.jpg

Richard Anthony Monsour (May 4, 1937 – March 16, 2019), known professionally as Dick Dale, was an American rock guitarist. He was known as "The King of the Surf Guitar", which was also the title of his second studio album. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dale died in Loma Linda, California on March 16, 2019 from heart failure, at the age of 81.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Snapes, Laura (March 17, 2019). "Dick Dale, godfather of surf guitar, dies aged 81". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  2. Jeff Tamarkin, "Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, Dead at 82", Best Classic Bands, March 17, 2019. Retrieved March 17, 2019

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