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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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Muscle Beach Party
1964

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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")
 2013 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.7 (2013) ... (performer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2013 Captain Jokes Parrot's Adventures (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2013) ... (performer: "Misirlou")
 2013 The Graham Norton Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Quentin Tarantino/James McAvoy/Alan Davies/Emeli Sandé (2013) ... (performer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2012 LittleBigPlanet Karting (Video Game) (performer: "Hava Nagila")
 2012 Rock 'n' Roll High School 101 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Surf Music (2012) ... (performer: "Miserlou")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2012) ... (performer: "Pump It" - uncredited)
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Early Metal US (2011) ... (performer: "Misirlou A Swingin Affair")
 2011 Australia's Funniest Home Video Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #22.35 (2011) ... (performer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2011 90210 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- It's High Time (2011) ... ("Let's Go Tripping", uncredited)
 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)
 2010 You Again (performer: "Pump It" (2006) - as Dick Dale And His Deltones)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (performer: "Misirlou" (Uncredited))
 2008 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- BeShalach (2008) ... (performer: "Hava Nagila")
 2007 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (2007) ... (performer: "Misirlou" - uncredited)
 2006 Garfield 2 (performer: "Pump It" (2004) - as Dick Dale & His Del-Tones)
 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") / (performer: "Surfin' And A-Swingin'" - as Dick Dale and His Del-Tones)
 1999 Jesus' Son (performer: "Surf Buggy" - as Dick Dale and His Del Tones) / (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 The Big One (Documentary) (performer: "Misirlou" (1946) - as Dick Dale & His Del-Tones)
 1997 Wild America (performer: "Take It Off" - as Dick Dale & His Del-Tones) / (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 Space Jam (performer: "Misirlou" - as Dick Dale & His Del-Tones)
 1996 Escape from L.A. (performer: "Scalped") / (writer: "Scalped")
 1996 Fox Hunt (performer: "The Wedge")
 1995 Eastern Championship Wrestling (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.44 (1995) ... (performer: "Misirlou" - as 'Dick Dale & His Del-Tones)
- Episode #3.26 (1995) ... (performer: "Misirlou" - as Dick Dale & His Del-Tones)
 1994 Dead Beat (performer: "Nitro") / (writer: "Nitro")
 1994 Pulp Fiction (performer: "Misirlou" - as Dick Dale & His Del-Tones)
  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 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Songs of the Sun and Moon (1965) ... (performer: "Sunny Side Up" - uncredited)
  Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #1.28 (1965) ... (performer: "The Wedge", "Boney Moronie", "Watusi Joe") / (writer: "The Wedge")
 1964 Muscle Beach Party (performer: "Muscle Beach Party", "My First Love" - as Dick Dale and His Del-Tones) / (performer: "Muscle Bustle")
 1963 Beach Party (performer: "Swingin' and a-Surfin'", "Secret Surfin' Spot")
 1963 A Swingin' Affair (performer: "A Swingin' Affair")
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Other Works:

CD: "King of the Surf Guitar: The Best of Dick Dale & His Del-Tones" (Rhino Records) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dick Dale and the Del Tones
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Trivia:

Performed with Midwestern band-leaders: Lynn Kerns, Al Menke, Amby Meyer, Clift Keyes, and Harold Loefflemachers' "Six Fat Dutchmen". See more »

Trademark:

His "Misirlou" instrumental cover version. See more »

Nickname:

King of Surf Guitar

Star Sign:

Taurus

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