Friday Afternoon Dance Party: Miserlou   1 comment

In 1962, a fan challenged Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar, to play a song on one string. Thinking of his uncle playing a traditional Greek song on an oud, he modified it, and came up with “Miserlou.”


Posted 2011-05-06 by Mr. Guilt in Friday Afternoon Dance Party

One response to “Friday Afternoon Dance Party: Miserlou

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  1. Wow! I don’t usually think of myself as a surf guitar fan, but he really rocked that!

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