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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Dick Dale Play "Pipeline," a Video That's Got It All

The video above, a clip of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Dick Dale performing "Pipeline," one of the most famous surf-guitar instrumentals of all time, has got it all.

You've got the late, great Stevie Ray Vaughan, a righty; you've got the late, under-appreciated Dick Dale, a lefty; you've got Dick Dale's bizarre hair; you've got Annette Funicello; you've got some lovely Fender Stratocasters.

You've got Gilligan and the Skipper from Gilligan's Island. There's Pee-wee Herman, not to mention several Eighties women in bikinis, a few Wayfarers, Frankie Avalon and more.

The clip is, of course, from a 1987 comedy called Back to the Beach. For more about this non-classic film, head here. Enjoy!

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.