ⓘ Dick Dale

Dick Dale

ⓘ Dick Dale

Richard Anthony Monsour, 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. Other websites

  • Official website
  • 2-hour + audio interview with Dick Dale from 2012, includes biographical information, his philosophy on life, his health, his influences, people he influenced, Hendrix, his contributions to Fender amps, music, more.