Memorial for ‘King of Surf Guitar’ Dick Dale planned for Sunday, May 26 in Huntington Beach

Memorial for ‘King of Surf Guitar’ Dick Dale planned for Sunday, May 26 in Huntington Beach

Orange County Register
Dick Dale, the guitarist who popularized the surf music sound in the 1960s, died Saturday at age 81. (File photo) Dick Dale wanted to play the guitar to mimic how he felt when he went surfing. That’s how Peter Townend — as Dale was inducted into the ...