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Dick Dale (born Richard Anthony Monsour on May 4, 1937) is a Lebanese American surf rock guitarist, known as The King of the Surf Guitar. He pioneered the surf music style, drawing on Eastern musical scales and experimenting with reverberation. He worked closely with Fender to produce custom made amplifiers, including the first-ever 100-watt guitar amplifier. He pushed the limits of electric amplification technology, helping to develop new equipment that was capable of producing distorted, "thick, clearly defined tones" at "previously undreamed-of volumes." The "breakneck speed of his single-note staccato picking technique" as well as his showmanship with the guitar is considered a precursor to heavy metal music, influencing guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen.

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Surf Beat [2013]

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Misirlou2:15

Ghost on the Canvas [2011]

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In My Arms3:26

Best Of Instrumental [2008]

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Misirlou2:12

Monster Surf [2005]

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Misirlou3:04

Riding Giants [2004]

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Misirlou2:41

25 Rockin' Instrumentals [2003]

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Misirlou2:14

Later Louder [2003]

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Misirlou 

The Best of Gary Hoey [2003]

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Misirlou3:04

Surf Rock [#1] [1999]

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Misirlou2:16

Surf Rock [#2] [1999]

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Misirlou2:16

Tarantino Connection [1997]

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Misirlou2:16

Tribal Thunder [1993]

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Caravan4:47

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