I shall possess within the veil, a life of joy and peace.
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The legendary Dick Dale
covers Amazing Grace
, 12/09 in a Studio Session on NPR's KEXP
.The Rest of the Set
and Taco Wagon
/ Audio Only
Related stories on NPR
* Weekend Edition: 'Misirlou,' from Klezmer to Surf Guitar ("Can you play a song on a single string?" They trace the origins of the tune. Previously on Mefi: Misirlou)
* Weekend Edition: (interview) Dick Dale's Guitar Screams With Pain And Pleasure
Dick's been playing Amazing Grace
in concert recently, often with his son Jimmy.
"I'll play this until all of our boys come home. They are there protecting us, so it does not happen here. May God bless them. This is for them."
Some audience footage:
* 2009 (This one's a medley of Amazing Grace, Misirlou and Hendrix' Third Stone From the Sun)
* 2011 (sound quality on this isn't great, but excellent closeup of his hands.)
* 1963, Misirlou