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Calling Up The Spirits

Dick Dale

Initial release : May 1996

Beggars Banquet 80184

Vince Welnick plays on this Dick Dale album.

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  • Nitrus (Dale)
  • The Wedge Paradiso (Dale)
  • The Pit (Dale)
  • Fever (Cooley/Davenport)
  • Doom Box (Dale)
  • Catamount (Dale)
  • Window (Dale)
  • Calling Up Spirits (Dale)
  • Temple Of Gizeh (Dale)
  • Bandito (Dale)
  • Third Stone From The Sun (Hendrix)
  • Peppermint Man (Willis)
  • Gypsy Fire (Dale)



  • Dick Dale - lead guitar, acoustic guitar, trumpet, vocals
  • Ron Eglit - bass, background vocals
  • Prairie Prince - percussion, drums, background vocals
  • Scott Mathews - percussion, drums, background vocals

Guest players:

  • Vince Welnick - hammond organ, piano, background vocals
  • Bobby Strickland - didgeridoo, background vocals
  • Jill Dale - drums, background vocals
  • Ko Matthews - background vocals


  • Producer - Dick Dale
  • Co-producer - Ron Eglit with Scott Mathews, Prairie Prince, Allen Suddeth
    ("This album resulted from the collective creative input of all of them, with my deepest personal thanks")
  • Engineer - Allen Suddeth
  • Mixing - Dick Dale, Ron Eglit, Allen Suddeth
  • Assistant engineers - Scotty Johnson, Tony Kraus
  • Mastering - Joe Gastwirt
  • Cover painting - James Crouch
  • Art direction, design - Ryan J. McGinness
  • Liner Notes - Dick Dale

  • Recorded and mixed at Prairie Sun Recording, Cotati, CA, January 1996
  • Mastered at OceanView Digital Mastering, Los Angeles

The majority of Dick Dale's liner notes are thanks to those involved with the album and his career in general. After the listing of Vince Welnick as one of the guest players he adds;

"a member of the Grateful Dead, a special soul; Vince, you are the best"
Related releases

Two tracks from this album, Bandito and Third Stone from the Sun, are included on the compilation;