Misirlou is a folk song from the Eastern Mediterranean region, with origins in the Ottoman . In 1962 Dick Dale rearranged the song as a solo instrumental rock guitar piece. During a performance, Dale was bet by a young fan that he could not.
Richard Anthony Monsour (May 4, 1937 – March 16, 2019), known professionally as Dick Dale, was an American rock guitarist. He was a pioneer of surf music, drawing on Middle Eastern music scales and experimenting with reverberation. Dale was known as "The King of the Surf Guitar", which was also the title of . He later stated, "I still remember the first night we played it (".
Even though it has no lyrics and features in the movie for all of maybe two minutes, 'Misirlou' is immediately tied to Quentin Tarantino's 'Pulp Fiction'. The s.
Dick Dale is universally acknowledged as the man who single-(left)-handedly invented the sound of Surf guitar. This unique compilation features all his early.
Dick Dale, the Strat-wielding champion of surf rock whose biggest hit "Misirlou" soundtracked one of the most The 1962 instrumental track, Dale's take on the traditional Greek folk tune, features his furious, signature strum.