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Hailed as the "King of Surf Guitar, " Dick Dale virtually galvanized the surf rock sound in the 1950s. An avid surfer and accomplished musician, Dale and his band, 'Dick Dale and the Del-Tones', appeared in several of the ever-popular "Beach Party" teen flicks starring Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon during the 1960s. Although interest in ... See full bio »
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 2015 It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC (TV Movie) (performer: "Misirlou")
 2013 1st Independent Video Film Festival of Youtube 2013 (TV Movie) (performer: "Misirlou")
 2012 LittleBigPlanet Karting (Video Game) (performer: "Hava Nagila")
 2012 Rock 'n' Roll High School 101 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Surf Rock (2012) ... (performer: "Miserlou")
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Early Metal US (2011) ... (performer: "Misirlou A Swingin Affair")
 2011 Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place (Documentary) (performer: "Let's Go Trippin'") / (writer: "Let's Go Trippin'" - as D.Dale)
 2008 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- BeShalach (2008) ... (performer: "Hava Nagila")
 2006 Tales of the Rat Fink (Documentary) (writer: "Let's Go Trippin'")
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (performer: "Pump It")
 2005 Aloha, Scooby-Doo! (Video) (performer: "Surfin' With Wiki", "Monaloa Surfin'")
 2004 Riding Giants (Documentary) (courtesy: "Misirlou") / (performer: "Misirlou")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (performer: "Misirlou")
 2002 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator (Documentary) (writer: "Surf Beat")
 2002 Local Boys (performer: "Belo Horizonte", "Misirlou") / (writer: "Belo Horizonte")
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Misirlou", "Muscle Bustle")
 1999 Jesus' Son (writer: "Surf Buggy")
 1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (Video) (performer: "In-Liner (Surf Beat '97)", "Spanish Kiss", "The Wedge") / (writer: "In-Liner (Surf Beat '97)", "Spanish Kiss", "The Wedge")
 1997 Wild America (writer: "Take It Off")
 1997 Plump Fiction (performer: "Hava Nagila") / (writer: "Taco Wagon")
 1996 Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The One with the Football (1996) ... (performer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 1996 Escape from L.A. (performer: "Scalped") / (writer: "Scalped")
 1996 Fox Hunt (performer: "The Wedge")
 1994 Dead Beat (performer: "Nitro") / (writer: "Nitro")
  Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- Figure Drawing (1994) ... ("Bad to the Bone") / (performer: "Nitro") / (writer: "Nitro")
 1987 Back to the Beach (performer: "California Sun", "Love on the Rise", "Pipeline")
 1984 Surf II (performer: "The Wedge") / (writer: "The Wedge")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.28 (1965) ... (writer: "The Wedge")
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His mother was of Polish and Belarusian descent and his father was an immigrant, born in Beirut, Lebanon. See more »


Fast, heavily Middle-Eastern music influences in his guitar riffs. See more »


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