BULLETIN: RIP Dick Dale, ‘King of the Surf Guitar’ Passes Away at 82

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Dick Dale, known as “King of The Surf Guitar,” has passed away, sources said on Sunday.

Dale, who had been quietly suffering health issues for many years, was considered a leader in the surf guitar genre. Dale was 82.

Born Richard Anthony Monsour, his famous songs, like “Miserlou,” and many others have become part of the American music fabric.

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Wikipedia says he was 81. RIP, Dick.