Dick Dale At the Drags

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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2012
  • Label: Rockbeat Records

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Wild Wild Mustang
  • Buy for $0.992.The Victor
  • Buy for $0.993.Mag Wheels
  • Buy for $0.994.Mr. Eliminator
  • Buy for $0.995.Blond In the 406
  • Buy for $0.996.Surf Buggy
  • Buy for $0.997.Taco Wagon
  • Buy for $0.998.Nitro Fuel
  • Buy for $0.999.The Scavenger
  • Buy for $0.9910.Firing Up
  • Buy for $0.9911.Hot Rod Racer
  • Buy for $0.9912.426-Super Stock
  • Buy for $0.9913.Big Blackcad
  • Buy for $0.9914.Ho-Dad Machine
  • Buy for $0.9915.50 Miles To Go
  • Buy for $0.9916.My X-Ke
  • Buy for $0.9917.Hot Rod Alley
  • Buy for $0.9918.Flashing Eyes
  • Buy for $0.9919.Night Rider
  • Buy for $0.9920.The Lonesome Road

Product Description:

Personnel: Dick Dale (vocals, guitar, trumpet); Barry Rillera (guitar, saxophone); Art Munson, Nick O'Malley, Glen Campbell, James Burton, Jerry Cole, Rene Hall, Barney Kessel, Neil Levang (guitar); Tommy Morgan (harmonica); Risdon Gwartney, Lee Farrell, Jerry Brown , Larry Gillette, Jackie Kelso, Jay Migliori, Jim Horn, Plas Johnson , Armon Frank (saxophone); Bill Barber (piano, keyboards); Leon Russell, Lincoln Mayorga (piano); Bruce Johnston (keyboards); George Dumas, Drew Johnson, Ed Hall, Earl Palmer , Jack Lake, Hal Blaine, Frank DeVito , Jerry Stevens (drums); The Blossoms (background vocals).
Liner Note Authors: Dave Burke ; Alan Taylor.
Arranger: Hank Levine.
It's hard to overestimate the talent and influence of Dick Dale. With the possible exception of Les Paul, no modern guitar player has done so much behind the scenes to create the sound and gear of contemporary electric guitar, from helping to develop the Showman amp and outboard reverb gear to his playing itself, which incorporated Middle Eastern scales over Chuck Berry-styled blues progressions in the late '50s and early '60s when such things were unheard of on electric guitar -- and he did all this by playing guitar left-handed, upside down, and backwards, and at massive volume. This set collects Dale's hot rod-themed singles for Capitol Records, all released originally in 1964 and 1965. Not as striking as Dale's surf singles from the same period, although he utilizes many of the same guitar tones and patterns, these tracks have more historical and archival value than anything else, and his fans should definitely seek this set out, although there's nothing here as powerful as Dale's surf hits "Miserlou" (from 1962) and "Let's Go Trippin'" (from 1965), the tracks that, more than any others, established his exotic rumbling, echoing, and slicing guitar style. ~ Steve Leggett

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  • Sales Rank: 125,143
  • UPC: 089353315320
  • Shipping Weight: 0.12/lbs (approx)
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