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Creations of Ed “Big Daddy” Roth at Amelia Island March 9-11

“He’s the Salvador Dali of the movement — a surrealist in his designs, a showman by temperament, a prankster . . . “ Tom Wolfe on Ed “Big Daddy” Roth in The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby. 1963. It’s a small class; just eight cars. But the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance’s Cars of...

Long-lost ‘Big Daddy’ Roth custom truck found

NORTH HILLS, Calif. _ Southern California’s Galpin Motors has found the long-long lost Ed “Big Daddy” Roth custom 1956 Ford F-100 pickup. The ’56 Ford is the first noteworthy custom truck ever done by the famous Rat Fink designer. In its heyday, it was used as advertising for Roth’s pinstriping business...