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Do you know Dick?

Testing your knowledge of the King of the Surf Guitar, Dick Dale

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All hail the King of the Surf Guitar.
Photo: Richard Drew/AP

1. Who was the U.S. president when Dick Dale was born?

A) Grover Cleveland

B) Herbert Hoover

C) Franklin Roosevelt

D) Harry Truman

2. Dale’s 1962 single, “Misirlou,” was used in which Quentin Tarantino film?

A) Reservoir Dogs

B) Pulp Fiction

C) Jackie Brown

D) Kill Bill: Vol. 2

3. With which guitarist did Dale jam in a bar scene in the 1987 film Back to the Beach?

A) Keith Richards

B) The Edge

C) Johnny Ramone

D) Stevie Ray Vaughn

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Dick Dale
with The Clydesdale, Yeller Bellies.
March 6, 9 p.m., $20.
Hard Rock Cafe (Strip)
733-7625

4. Which professional sports team uses Dale’s “Scalped” as its theme song?

A) Memphis Grizzlies

B) Atlanta Braves

C) Colorado Avalanche

D) Washington Redskins

5. Which Disneyland ride has featured a soundtrack arranged and recorded by Dale?

A) Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

B) Space Mountain

C) Mad Tea Party

D) Dumbo the Flying Elephant

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