Dick Dale and the Del-Tones - Misirlou, surf rock history

Dick Dale and the Del-Tones and Misrilou made the History of Surf Rock with a massive dose of reverb, although Misrilou (Μισιρλού in greek girl from Misri, where Misri is meaning Egypt coming from Arab via Turkey) was originally a Greek traditional rebetiko (a style that originated with the Greek refugees from Turkey) song composed around 1920, it can be considered one of the mile stones of surf rock together with Wipeout, Pipeline Surfin Bird and some proto-surf by Link Wray, partly also cuz of the revival lounched by Quentin Trantino's movie Pulp Fiction. Southern California ca. 1960 was a melting-pot of many strains of musical thought. Rock and Roll music was popular, with instrumental rockers such as Duane Eddy, Link Wray, and Santo and Johnny proving that strong vocal ability was unnecessary to achieve a level of stardom. Los Angeles was a hub of Jazz activity, and the biggest acts typically played there. Unlike much of the US at the time, large numbers of Mexicans lived in this part of California, and their music was no doubt heard by many aspiring musicians of the era. Rock instrumentation, with an aggressive jazz-influenced drummer and some Latin influences equals Surf music. It merely required a few local talents to achieve a level of popularity before a trend was born. Most Early surf bands were formed in Southern California area, with groups such as Dick Dale and the Del-Tones, the Challengers, Eddie & the Showmen and the Surfaris. Orange County in particular had a strong surf culture, and the Rendezvous Ballroom in Balboa hosted many surf-styled acts. A typical night's entertainment featured not only Surf music, but cover versions of popular hits of the day. The popularity of the genre led groups from other areas to try their hand as well. Both the Astronauts (Boulder, Colorado) and The Trashmen (Minneapolis, Minnesota) played surf music and their Billboard hits "Baja" (Astronauts, #94, 1963) and "Surfin Bird" (#4, 1964) showed that the popularity of the genre was spreading widely. The Rivieras from South Bend, Indiana, hit #5 in 1964 with "California Sun". The Atlantics, from Sydney, Australia, were not exclusively surf musicians, but made significant contributions to the genre, the most famous example with being their hit "Bombora" (1963). Another Australian surf band who were known outside their own country's surf scene was the Joy Boys, whose hit "Murphy the Surfie" (1963) was later covered by the Surfaris. European bands around this time generally focused more on the style played by the Shadows. A notable example of European surf instrumental is Spanish band Los Relampagos' rendition of "Misirlou". The Dakotas, who were the British backing band for mersey-beat singer Billy J. Kramer gained some attention as surf musicians with "Cruel Sea" (1963), which was later covered by the Ventures and eventually other instrumental surf bands, including the Challengers and the Revelairs. While known as a genre that developed on the West Coast of the United States in the 1960s, a 1990s revival has sparked a resurgence worldwide. Man or Astro-man?, Los Straitjackets, Pollo Del Mar and many others perform on a regular basis. Other groups such as Simon and the Bar Sinisters and Southern Culture on the Skids also dabble in this genre. Some more about the history of Surf rock under the Atlantics song / video Bombora http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caDKxgQhd1M here on this channel

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Dick Dale and the Del-Tones and Misrilou made the History of Surf Rock with a massive dose of reverb, although Misrilou (Μισιρλού in greek girl from Misri, where Misri is meaning Egypt coming from Arab via Turkey) was originally a Greek traditional rebetiko (a style that originated with the Greek refugees from Turkey) song composed around 1920, it can be considered one of the mile stones of surf rock together with Wipeout, Pipeline Surfin Bird and some proto-surf by Link Wray, partly also cuz of the revival lounched by Quentin Trantino's movie Pulp Fiction. Southern California ca. 1960 was a melting-pot of many strains of musical thought. Rock and Roll music was popular, with instrumental rockers such as Duane Eddy, Link Wray, and Santo and Johnny proving that strong vocal ability was unnecessary to achieve a level of stardom. Los Angeles was a hub of Jazz activity, and the biggest acts typically played there. Unlike much of the US at the time, large numbers of Mexicans lived in this part of California, and their music was no doubt heard by many aspiring musicians of the era. Rock instrumentation, with an aggressive jazz-influenced drummer and some Latin influences equals Surf music. It merely required a few local talents to achieve a level of popularity before a trend was born. Most Early surf bands were formed in Southern California area, with groups such as Dick Dale and the Del-Tones, the Challengers, Eddie & the Showmen and the Surfaris. Orange County in particular had a strong surf culture, and the Rendezvous Ballroom in Balboa hosted many surf-styled acts. A typical night's entertainment featured not only Surf music, but cover versions of popular hits of the day. The popularity of the genre led groups from other areas to try their hand as well. Both the Astronauts (Boulder, Colorado) and The Trashmen (Minneapolis, Minnesota) played surf music and their Billboard hits "Baja" (Astronauts, #94, 1963) and "Surfin Bird" (#4, 1964) showed that the popularity of the genre was spreading widely. The Rivieras from South Bend, Indiana, hit #5 in 1964 with "California Sun". The Atlantics, from Sydney, Australia, were not exclusively surf musicians, but made significant contributions to the genre, the most famous example with being their hit "Bombora" (1963). Another Australian surf band who were known outside their own country's surf scene was the Joy Boys, whose hit "Murphy the Surfie" (1963) was later covered by the Surfaris. European bands around this time generally focused more on the style played by the Shadows. A notable example of European surf instrumental is Spanish band Los Relampagos' rendition of "Misirlou". The Dakotas, who were the British backing band for mersey-beat singer Billy J. Kramer gained some attention as surf musicians with "Cruel Sea" (1963), which was later covered by the Ventures and eventually other instrumental surf bands, including the Challengers and the Revelairs. While known as a genre that developed on the West Coast of the United States in the 1960s, a 1990s revival has sparked a resurgence worldwide. Man or Astro-man?, Los Straitjackets, Pollo Del Mar and many others perform on a regular basis. Other groups such as Simon and the Bar Sinisters and Southern Culture on the Skids also dabble in this genre. Some more about the history of Surf rock under the Atlantics song / video Bombora http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caDKxgQhd1M here on this channel

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for Dick Dale and the Del-Tones - Misirlou, surf rock history

Versaro
Versaro - 6 years ago
The start sounds like someone trying to kick a dog out and then the dog bites the dude and he goes aaaaah
Red-Tail
Red-Tail - 7 years ago
Damn that bear is good
Данил Дмитриев
Данил Дмитриев - 7 years ago
TAXI OST
Stag Dragon
Stag Dragon - 7 years ago
I hear the music in fallout 4 and was absolutely DISGUSTED!! so i made an oldies playlist of my own, and almost forgot this gem.
GoShow Media
GoShow Media - 7 years ago
Epic film bro! Dig your content! You should check out our films for more rad content!!!!
Mafwuend
Mafwuend - 7 years ago
cool song
Shaun W
Shaun W - 8 years ago
Fucking classic !
Sergio Zea
Sergio Zea - 8 years ago
Bear's Dance!!!!
Krrunky
Krrunky - 8 years ago
+Sergio Zea THE DANCING BEARS ARE MESSING WITH HUMANS MINDS!!!
surfrider1962
surfrider1962 - 8 years ago
This song is MIS E RLOU !!!

10. comment for Dick Dale and the Del-Tones - Misirlou, surf rock history

GenericNameMan
GenericNameMan - 8 years ago
This sounds like it would be in Kill Bill
NinjaGamer2003
NinjaGamer2003 - 7 years ago
Daniel Suriano Tarantino movies have similar vibes so if it ever was in kill bill it would've fit right in. No error
GenericNameMan
GenericNameMan - 7 years ago
+NinjaGamer2003​ I hadn't seen Pulp Fiction at the time, but I now see the error of my ways
NinjaGamer2003
NinjaGamer2003 - 7 years ago
Daniel Suriano well it was in Pulp Fiction so your close
Garrett Wheeler Music
Garrett Wheeler Music - 7 years ago
It seems to make its way into Tarantino flicks
daniellekingdjk3
daniellekingdjk3 - 8 years ago
+Daniel Suriano pulp fiction
Bee Simister
Bee Simister - 8 years ago
Like if your here because of a bear.
TurtleShroom
TurtleShroom - 6 years ago
Same.
Jukka Jukkanen
Jukka Jukkanen - 7 years ago
Im here cos of Pulp Fiction
Bjarke Arvedlund
Bjarke Arvedlund - 7 years ago
yup
Jack Demare
Jack Demare - 9 years ago
;-)
Dana H
Dana H - 9 years ago
Legendary artist.  He's the grandfather of heavy metal, Dick's music put more boys on boards than any other single force in the 60s.  I would have been a wave shredder if I'd been a little older with my own wheels in Southern Cal in the late 60s.  
Chad Thundercock
Chad Thundercock - 6 years ago
Dana H good words Dana god bless
iHelloway
iHelloway - 9 years ago
DIslike for disinformation..... it's not rock history, it's simply a song of Dale
FatherJango
FatherJango - 7 years ago
>Trying to respond to a comment that was posted two years ago.
iHelloway
iHelloway - 7 years ago
i clicked here for rock history like in documentary , if i wanted a music clip, I would pressed it, so whos dumb now dumbo jango ? parties have nothing to do with it, i like beer , love to discuss around russian vodka , what else to tell ?
Venom Valeth
Venom Valeth - 7 years ago
you must be really fun at parties
FatherJango
FatherJango - 9 years ago
Wow... Just wow.... This music is a part of the rock history and back in the time this was rock...
Harambe
Harambe - 9 years ago
Fuck pump it here's the real deal. 
Silviu Bursuc
Silviu Bursuc - 9 years ago
Dick :)))))))))))))
cs tam
cs tam - 9 years ago
skyrim bear
Alan Horton
Alan Horton - 10 years ago
Dick Dale's uncle taught him this song on the oud when he was a kid.
Kacper Tratkowki
Kacper Tratkowki - 10 years ago
finally found it!!

20. comment for Dick Dale and the Del-Tones - Misirlou, surf rock history

halomerc5423
halomerc5423 - 10 years ago
so how to add this song to my bear on skyrim......really quiet curious on that
The M.K.M.
The M.K.M. - 10 years ago
RSV_Bear_Sound
prosthesis_
prosthesis_ - 10 years ago
PSYCH-DOOM CHORD PROGRESSION
EpicTube
EpicTube - 10 years ago
convert?
Gordon Eddington
Gordon Eddington - 10 years ago
1963, boards on top, Pacific Coast Highway, weekend, ten dollars in my wallet and a full tank of gas. Our only objective, good waves and good times. It was a choice time. And of course some good surf music.
Emma Rocks
Emma Rocks - 10 years ago
this is my ringtone , so when my cellphone ring, this is a action movie x)
ValamirCleaver
ValamirCleaver - 10 years ago
The name of the album is "Surfer's Choice" by Dick Dale. One can use "Flash Video Downloader" add-on for Firefox to save YouTube videos.
Ryan Endicott
Ryan Endicott - 10 years ago
no this is the original BEP did a cover but with singing this was made decades ago its not BEP's song u idiot
Jerronimus
Jerronimus - 10 years ago
Got the mod. Definitely worth it.
Warui
Warui - 10 years ago
so what should i name the file to use it in the skyrim mod? i have it in wav but nothing changes...

30. comment for Dick Dale and the Del-Tones - Misirlou, surf rock history

CasorzoUC
CasorzoUC - 10 years ago
download a mp3 to wav converter...
Cornelius Wallace
Cornelius Wallace - 10 years ago
I need to find a download of this song in .wav so my bear can play it on the lute in skyrim. Soooooooo hard to find.
Dexter from laboratory
Dexter from laboratory - 10 years ago
True it is dude :D
fullygrownshambles
fullygrownshambles - 10 years ago
Even today this song is dynamite. 50-plus years ago, it must have been a sensation.
kostasmpyras
kostasmpyras - 10 years ago
like for vid for the recearch this guy putted into it
Phylies Foster
Phylies Foster - 11 years ago
This is great and its only skeighty eight years ago... This guy still plays only now he's better & FASTER!
fiddlerpin
fiddlerpin - 11 years ago
First time I've ever heard a guitar sound like one too!
kioko
kioko - 11 years ago
this song was too modern to that time.
marsbar207
marsbar207 - 11 years ago
I would fucking love to be able to play this on guitar!!
DarkDragon42
DarkDragon42 - 11 years ago
that's pretty much what I thought, as well.
ilipsoussan
ilipsoussan - 11 years ago
guy with the glasses looks a bit embarrassed...
Alexandros Lamp.
Alexandros Lamp. - 11 years ago
1927 exactly!!! ;)
Nathan Stewart
Nathan Stewart - 11 years ago
No one beats the King of Surf Rock!
puchenyaka
puchenyaka - 11 years ago
where is bear from skyrim?
Zero Souji
Zero Souji - 11 years ago
50 Years,,, as time goes on
osmosys808
osmosys808 - 11 years ago
Look closely at these guys. They aren't pretentious at all. They are totally into the music, and the quality of their performance. Their's no hyped up attitude. Just smiles.
Bobby Mopfeet
Bobby Mopfeet - 11 years ago
WOW, SURFS UP MAN. (Radical)
K. Shadowrun
K. Shadowrun - 11 years ago
No bears here?! lol
GonnaDoABarrelRoll
GonnaDoABarrelRoll - 11 years ago
this shit CLEARLY isn't long enough.... needz to be looped
Swine Flu
Swine Flu - 11 years ago
fuck the pulp fiction, came here from shitty bears

50. comment for Dick Dale and the Del-Tones - Misirlou, surf rock history

Shower Walker
Shower Walker - 11 years ago
Hello internet. I'm from Skyrim. *derp face*
Swine Flu
Swine Flu - 11 years ago
Russian bears, nuff said.
Swine Flu
Swine Flu - 11 years ago
A mod for Skyrim that adds a summonable bear that plays this song, and it was made by a Russian dude
Johnson Campos
Johnson Campos - 11 years ago
fuck the shitty bears, came here from pulp fiction
RedToxicFox
RedToxicFox - 11 years ago
Russian Bears?)
Swine Flu
Swine Flu - 11 years ago
MODS FTW!
Δαγών Cult
Δαγών Cult - 11 years ago
Garson !!!
Sweebe
Sweebe - 11 years ago
Pulp Fiction for Life :D
Kyle Mosley
Kyle Mosley - 11 years ago
this is like my 50th time listening to this. in a row. never gets old
Foxy Brown
Foxy Brown - 11 years ago
Yea, no.
28Decimo
28Decimo - 11 years ago
dude, chill and listen to the music
BulletsMCjesusX
BulletsMCjesusX - 11 years ago
Hahahahaha, cunt.
conasuPetrut
conasuPetrut - 11 years ago
rabbids...
Machinedead
Machinedead - 11 years ago
the pioneer of fast picking in metal
Germano Sobral
Germano Sobral - 11 years ago
Yeaaaahhh!!! Isso é BOOOOOM DEMAIS!!!!
Germano Sobral
Germano Sobral - 11 years ago
Yeaaaahhh!!! Isso é BOOOM DEMAAAAAIS!!!!!
Lemon Records
Lemon Records - 11 years ago
BLACK EYED PEAS!!! sucks.. This is better!!
fyrule
fyrule - 11 years ago
oh really??.. BEP should be dead by now
Jay Kumar
Jay Kumar - 11 years ago
This song goes back to 1927 when the BEP idiots weren't even born. I just completely hate my generation because of you, black eyed peas sck arse, they just ruined the song.
Jean_Patraque
Jean_Patraque - 11 years ago
in pulp fiction it's dick dale version , in taxi it's Black eyed peas and black eyed peas sucks (i'm french , please forgive my gramatical mistakes )
Daniell0v3r
Daniell0v3r - 11 years ago
for this to be more than a decade older then me it is still one of my favorite sonegs and style of music
john carlo Rayas
john carlo Rayas - 11 years ago
How about NO. This version was seen in Pulp Fiction and Space Jam which was older than the BEP version of the song..
MrDeathangel91
MrDeathangel91 - 11 years ago
thats TRUE rock
Al Thompson
Al Thompson - 11 years ago
Trying to make a sax into a trumpet? This was not practicing 'safe sax'.
techguy19
techguy19 - 11 years ago
no
illidan stormrage
illidan stormrage - 11 years ago
PUMP IT! LOUDER!
Shracyo
Shracyo - 11 years ago
reddit army arrives soon
bakariboss
bakariboss - 11 years ago
This is cool, but why is there an Aryan Brotherhood Doc in the suggested vids section? (-___-)
Ερεβος
Ερεβος - 11 years ago
They didn't rob this, it's called sampling.
perasperas
perasperas - 11 years ago
It's sad when people think this is "robbery" when it is a cover from a traditional folf music (Who made it? Anyone knows?) and EVEN the name of the song was respected!
TheSurfGuitarist
TheSurfGuitarist - 11 years ago
the saxophone is just kinda there. in the recording of this version dick actually played the guitar and trumpet solo.
Bobby BEL
Bobby BEL - 11 years ago
Thats Crazy George From the Brotherhood of Eternal Love on Drums
Glenn Aitken
Glenn Aitken - 11 years ago
Amber Heard in Rum Diary anyone? sexiest thing I've ever seen.
LikkleJaBo
LikkleJaBo - 11 years ago
Nice bit of history there ADC, thanks :o)
raubeck723
raubeck723 - 11 years ago
"Everybody be cool, this is a robbery!! Any of you fuckin' pricks move and I'll execute every motherfuckin last one of ya!!" --- Pulp Fiction
MrJura11
MrJura11 - 12 years ago
Супер Видео. Спасибо. :)))
I don't suffer insufferable people.
I don't suffer insufferable people. - 12 years ago
This song is a cover song by a Greek from the 1920's, it's about a Greek falling in love with an Egyptian. It also has lyrics for it. Now you know. :)
JaMMze
JaMMze - 12 years ago
one thing i dont get is how the hell did they manage to play this song so calm. id be jumping around like crazy because the song is just way too energizing to listen to it in a calm manner
chengloki
chengloki - 12 years ago
No need to apologize. =Stefan=
jaagupcool6
jaagupcool6 - 12 years ago
@derekkered37 I know.
jaagupcool6
jaagupcool6 - 12 years ago
Pump it?
smilecat2501
smilecat2501 - 12 years ago
HOMURACHAN HOMUHOMU~
abdennou
abdennou - 12 years ago
the song's actual composer has never been identified
Ελευθερία Θ.
Ελευθερία Θ. - 12 years ago
@NekrosisPolykastro that's right!Greek song first played by the orchestra of Michalis Patrinos in Athens at 1927!
Misko Gorgiev
Misko Gorgiev - 12 years ago
@Modern96an Go to hell asshole, i don't have attention to talk with dumb shit
Misko Gorgiev
Misko Gorgiev - 12 years ago
@NekrosisPolykastro fuck off you stupid scum, everything good is from greek, you fucking thief of history.
Good Guy Nek
Good Guy Nek - 12 years ago
Actually this is a greek song.......

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