King of the Surf Guitar

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King of the Surf Guitar
Studio album by Dick Dale and His Del-Tones
Released June 1963
Recorded March - April 1963
Genre Surf music
Length 30:38
Label Capitol
Producer Jim Monsour, Voyle Gilmore
Dick Dale and His Del-Tones chronology
Surfers' Choice
(1962)
King of the Surf Guitar
(1963)
Checkered Flag
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

King of the Surf Guitar is the second studio album of surf music by Dick Dale, released in 1963, featuring original and cover songs.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "King of the Surf Guitar" (Willis) – 2:06
  2. "The Lonesome Road" (Shilkret, Austin) – 3:14
  3. "Kansas City" (Leiber, Stoller)– 2:43
  4. "Dick Dale Stomp" (Dale) – 2:12
  5. "What'd I Say" (Charles) – 3:24
  6. "Greenback Dollar" (Axton, Ramsey) – 2:52
  7. "Hava Nagila" (Dale) – 2:04
  8. "You Are My Sunshine" (Davis, Mitchell) – 1:58
  9. "Mexico" (Bryant) – 2:10
  10. "Break Time" (Dale) – 2:45
  11. "Riders in the Sky" (Jones) – 2:11
  12. "If I Never Get to Heaven" (Carson, Botkin) – 2:55

Personnel[edit]

  • Dick Dale – lead guitar
  • Art Munson – guitar
  • Rene Hall – guitar
  • Glen Campbell – guitar
  • Barney Kessell – guitar
  • Nick O'Malley – guitar
  • Ray Sambra – bass
  • Bryan Dietz – bass
  • Leon Russell – piano
  • Bill Barber – piano
  • Hal Blaine – drums
  • Jack Lake – drums
  • Jerry Stevens – drums
  • Jerry Brown – saxophone
  • Lee Farrell – saxophone
  • Larry Gillette – saxophone
  • Risdon Gwartney – saxophone
  • Barry Rillera – saxophone
  • Armon Frank – saxophone
  • The Blossoms – background vocals

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