In writing too small to be legible here, the photo above recites:
Better Shred Than Dead...Dick Dale has been around forever. Here he is playing on Ed Sullivan the year before The Beatles famously washed ashore:
Creed of the King of Surf Guitar.
There's no retreat in his vocabulary
and no quitting in his strings.
Here is Dick Dale a couple years ago playing an anthem standard:
I saw him play a very emotional show a few years ago at the famous "Coach House" in San Juan Capistrano. I blogged about it here.
I would like to see this American icon play the national anthem at the Superbowl halftime show instead of the usual fare. It won't happen.