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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!

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.