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Dale, Dick (Guitarist)

LC control no.n 91101086
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LC classificationML419.D282 Biography
Personal name headingDale, Dick (Guitarist)
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Variant(s)Monsour, Richard Anthony
See alsoCorporate body: Del-Tones (Musical group)
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Birth date1937-05-04
Death date2019-03-16
Place of birthBoston (Mass.)
Place of deathCalifornia, Southern
Field of activitySurf music
Profession or occupationGuitarists
Found inHis Checkered flag [SR] 1964: label (Dick Dale, guitar)
Rolling Stone enc. of rock & roll (Dick Dale and the Del Tones; surfer music)
New Rolling stone enc. of rock & roll (Dale, Dick; b. Richard Anthony Monsour, May 4, 1937, Boston, Mass.; guitarist)
New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 18, 2019 (in obituary published Mar. 17: Dick Dale; b. Richard Monsour, 1937, Boston (sources differ on the precise birthdate); d. Saturday [Mar. 16, 2019], Southern California, aged 81; known as the King of the Surf Guitar and recorded the hit song Misirlou)
Discogs WWW site, Nov. 1, 2019 (Dick Dale & His Del-Tones were a surf-rock group from southern California; considered one of the first (if not the first) surf bands, the group was fronted by guitarist/vocalist Dick Dale; formed in the late 1950s)
Not found inRock on; Enc. of rock; Rock enc.; Enc. of pop, rock & soul; Rock w.w.