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MISERLOU - DICK DALE AND THE DELTONES (music 5 min)
youtube ^ | 1962

Posted on 05/24/2014 7:39:25 PM PDT by virgil283

"Dale soon began appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show where he played his signature single "Misirlou". He later stated, "I still remember the first night we played it. I changed the tempo, and just started cranking on that mother. And...it was eerie. The people came rising up off the floor, and they were chanting and stomping...."

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TOPICS: Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: deltones; dickdale; music; rockandroll
"His desire to create a certain sound led him to push the limits of equipment.

Leo Fender kept giving Dale amps and Dale kept blowing them up! Till one night Leo and his right hand man Freddy T. (Freddie Tavares) went down to the Rendezvous Ballroom on the Balboa Peninsula in Balboa, California and stood in the middle of four thousand screaming and dancing Dick Dale fans, and said to Freddy, I now know what Dick Dale is trying to tell me. They went to JBLJames B. Lansing loudspeaker company and explained that they wanted a fifteen inch loudspeaker built to their specifications. The unit became famous as the 15" JBL D130F model. It made the complete package for Dale to play through and was named the Single Showman Amp. When Dale plugged his Fender Stratocaster guitar into the new Showman Amp and loudspeaker cabinet, Dale became the first person on earth to jump from the volume scale of a modest quiet guitar player (on a scale of 4) to blasting up through the volume scale to TEN! [wiki]

1 posted on 05/24/2014 7:39:25 PM PDT by virgil283
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2 posted on 05/24/2014 7:41:28 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: virgil283

M4L


3 posted on 05/24/2014 7:52:46 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: virgil283

Thanks for that piece of info.


4 posted on 05/24/2014 7:56:23 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: virgil283

Actually just listened to that on Pandora, I have Dale a bunch of other great guitar groups like The Shadows, Ventures, Los Straightjackets, Duane Eddy, Junior Brown, lots of great music, but Dick Dale is THE KING!


5 posted on 05/24/2014 8:08:42 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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Los Straitjackets - "Space Mosquito" .....HA...great song,.,.,.,.,.,.!
6 posted on 05/24/2014 8:14:04 PM PDT by virgil283 (That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.)
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Los Straitjackets - "Space Mosquito" .....HA...great song,.,.,.,.,.,.!
7 posted on 05/24/2014 8:14:04 PM PDT by virgil283 (That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.)
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To: virgil283
"Misirlou" ( [my] Egyptian) is a love song, in Modern Greek, sung by a man who has fallen in love with an Egyptian girl and vows to steal her from her Arab homeland.

"Misirlou"--Tetos Demetriades (1927)

8 posted on 05/24/2014 8:16:13 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: virgil283

I saw Dick Dale in person on several occasions. He used to play around Southern California in hte 1970’s.


9 posted on 05/24/2014 8:18:00 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: virgil283

And how can you not love a group that played in wrestling masks!


10 posted on 05/24/2014 8:20:15 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Fiji Hill
I saw Dick Dale in person....I would have liked to have been there.....another favorite--- Dick Dale - Bandito
11 posted on 05/24/2014 8:23:31 PM PDT by virgil283 (That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.)
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12 posted on 05/24/2014 8:26:07 PM PDT by llevrok (Say it loud ! - I'm straight and proud !!!)
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He played on this track on Glen Campbell's last album.

Audio only on a youtube link. Don't get the spanish, but it's the only clean version on youtube i could find.

Dale really wales on this. Glen Campbell - In My Arms

13 posted on 05/24/2014 8:49:11 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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Let's try this link instead
14 posted on 05/24/2014 8:51:05 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

Thanks, thats much better.,.,.,.,Great song.,.,.,.,.,.,-


15 posted on 05/24/2014 9:02:40 PM PDT by virgil283 (That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.)
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To: Fiji Hill

1963riverside armory. Great dance


16 posted on 05/24/2014 9:09:53 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

My wife and I saw that movie on Easter Morning when it came out...we had to burn a few hours before going over to her parents for Easter Brunch, so we went to see Pulp Fiction. Had no idea what the movie was or what it was about...it started at the right time and went for the right duration.

We walked out after, looked at each other and nearly simultaneously said: “We’re going to Hell for sure after seeing that movie this morning!

Funny thing was, when the movie started out with that song, I very nearly went up to the manager and told him they had the sound up too high in that theater. Hah...it was just that song...:)

That movie now owns that song for an entire generation...or two.


17 posted on 05/24/2014 9:24:04 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: virgil283

Left handed and had the strings on his guitar reversed if I recall correctly.


18 posted on 05/24/2014 9:24:14 PM PDT by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: virgil283

Thanx, I’ve just spent 3 hours roaming around in the You Tube music labyrinth. :-) Lots of stuff I’ve not heard in many years.


20 posted on 05/24/2014 10:18:23 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: tallank

Dick Dale’s original made people say that it was THE surf tune that gave the listener the experience of how brutal surfing can be. Vince however managed to turn it into the feeling of a cruise along the riviera. I tip my hat off to Vince for turning that tune around in the way he did.

Hear Vince Guaraldi’s jazz trio version from the 60’s Trident Lounge in Sausalito CA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57ZqKdwBt6k


21 posted on 05/25/2014 1:54:18 AM PDT by 4Runner
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To: virgil283

Here is Dick Dale in a Live TV performance of ‘Misirlou’.
Check out the band memebers, and tell me that you see an Al Franken clone, there!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIU0RMV_II8


22 posted on 05/25/2014 3:29:09 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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Creator of one of the most famous guitar riffs ever. The opening of “Pipeline”


23 posted on 05/25/2014 3:41:31 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: virgil283

Wasn’t he a regular at the Golden Bear in Huntington Beach? That’s where I seem to remember him more than the Rendezvous.

Senior in HS in 1962. Better times I can not imagine.

I think he was Lebanese and so the ME sound to the music.


24 posted on 05/25/2014 7:15:53 AM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: Terry L Smith

Looks like Kasey Kasim has been found there at the end too...


25 posted on 05/25/2014 8:48:42 AM PDT by llevrok (Say it loud ! - I'm straight and proud !!!)
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To: fella; virgil283

That’s exactly what happens to me when someone starts on of these threads.


26 posted on 05/25/2014 11:59:14 AM PDT by Nacho Bidnith (The Govt's war on drugs was the setup for war on the American People)
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