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

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.