RIP Dick Dale

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RIP Dick Dale

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https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/ ... lp-fiction

The guitarist Dick Dale, the pioneer of surf rock known for his 1962 hit Misirlou, has died age 81.

He died on Saturday night, Dale’s live bassist, Sam Bolle, confirmed to the Guardian.


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Dude had to keep touring in order to pay for his health care. The US health care system sucks donkey balls.
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I always appreciated how he pretty much created the soundtrack for surfing by means if traditional Lebanese music. It worked.
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His style of music is just godly.
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I got to hear all those “Pipeline” and “Wipeout” etc hits as a child. My imagination is still surfing. Boston kid moves to SoCal at just the right time.
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Pithecanthropus wrote: Dude had to keep touring in order to pay for his health care. The US health care system sucks donkey balls.

The saddest part is that he wasn't able to live from passive income as an established successful artist.
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He might have been if our health care system wasn't a giant cluster.
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juice wrote: He might have been if our health care system wasn't a giant cluster.



That and music rights / royalties.
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