Surf-guitar legend Dick Dale mimics the screams of his lions and tigers

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 15, 1993 By Steve Newton For more than 30 years he’s been known as the King of Surf Guitar—he invented the “surf sound” in 1956—but nowadays Dick Dale tends to downplay that title. The 56-year-old guitar legend has just released his first album of new music in 18 … Continue reading Surf-guitar legend Dick Dale mimics the screams of his lions and tigers

The Strat Pack DVD is a guitar freak’s dream come true

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, NOV. 24, 2005 By Steve Newton Last year, in celebration of the Fender Stratocaster's 50th anniversary, an impressive array of electric guitarists got together at London's Wembley Arena to see what kind of joyful noise they could all make with Leo Fender's masterpiece of metal, plastic, and wood. The result is … Continue reading The Strat Pack DVD is a guitar freak’s dream come true