Josh Board's Blog Posts Tagged 'Dick Dale' (3)

Interviewing Dick Dale -- King of the Surf Guitar

Most younger folks (those under 40) probably only know Dick Dale from his great tune “Misirlou” being used to start Pulp Fiction off; or, they know the song that samples it by the Black Eyed Peas (in a concert I saw once, Dale said that Black Eyed Peas song made him enough money to buy a room edition on his home).

Those of us old fogies, or guitar lovers, know Dale as the “King of the Surf Guitar.” I was saddened…


Added by Josh Board on March 17, 2019 at 11:02pm — 2 Comments

Autograph Lawsuits -- The Bill Wyman/Dick Dale Edition

I thought it would be fun to talk about lawsuits involving autographs, because of something I heard on the radio.

Now, this isn’t the type of lawsuits you’d think regarding the autograph industry. It’s not about suing a company that deals in forgeries. This was a weirder case, and it got me thinking of what other types of lawsuits there have been in the industry.…


Added by Josh Board on December 7, 2016 at 11:46pm — 6 Comments

The Everly Brothers -- We Lost Another Legend

The first time I heard The Everly Brothers was as a kid watching Happy Days on TV in the ‘70s. I loved their harmonies and ballads. As a teenager, I was looking for a song called “Poor Jenny” from a German opera, and found a song of theirs with the same title. I had forgotten how much I liked them, and got a CD compilation of all their hits.

At the NAMM event in…


Added by Josh Board on January 6, 2014 at 12:54am — 2 Comments

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