Surfin' Bird" is a song performed by American surf rock band the Trashmen, and it is also the name of the album that featured this hit single. The song was released in 1963 and reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. It is a combination of two R&B hits by the Rivingtons: "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" and "The Bird's the Word". The Rivingtons followed up their 1963 Billboard Hot 100 hit "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" with the similar "The Bird's the Word" in 1963.
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Produced by Jack Bates. A well a everybody's heard about the bird B-b-b bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word A well a bird, bird, bird, the bird is the word A well a bird, bird, bird, well the bird is the word A well a bird, bird, bird, b-bird's the word. Surfin' Bird has become regarded as a protopunk standard, was covered by the Ramones, appeared in the films Full Metal Jacket and Pink Flamingos and was popularized by an episode of Family Guy. Most recently, the song was referenced by the DIY South Florida rap movement some are comparing to punk rock in the song Bird is the Word by Ski Mask the Slump God. "Surfin' Bird" Track Info.
Album: Surfin' Bird (1963). Charted: 3 4. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. This is a medley made up of the choruses of two R&B classics by the '60s doo-wop group The Rivingtons: "The Bird Is the Word" and "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow. The brainchild of Trashmen drummer Steve Wahrer, the song was a quirky and consumable hit, boldly combining surf music with novelty R&B. The Trashmen were a garage band from Minneapolis, which isn't surfing territory
On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: The Trashmen: Surfin' Bird (2013).
Features Song Lyrics for The Trashmen's Surfin' Bird album. 4. King of the Surf Lyrics. The Trashmen Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. All Music News . Popular The Trashmen Lyrics.
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The Trashmen - Surfin Bird - Bird is the Word 1963 (RE-MASTERED) (ALT End Video) (OFFICIAL VIDEO). Best Classics - The Trashmen - The Trashmen: Surfin' Bird. RAMONES - Surfin' Bird. 2 Album track listing. The Trashmen had not heard this version but saw a band called The Sorensen Brothers playing it. They decided to play the song that night at their own gig. During this first performance, drummer and vocalist Steve Wahrer stopped playing and ad-libbed the "Surfin' Bird" middle section. Despite not knowing "The Bird's the Word" was a Rivingtons song, the similarity to "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" was obvious and The Trashmen added the chorus to the end of their new track.
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Written-By – Wahrer*
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Written-By – LaPole*
|4002||The Trashmen||Surfin' Bird (7", Single)||Garrett Records||4002||US||1963|
|SCRF 718||The Trashmen||Surfin' Bird (7")||Columbia||SCRF 718||Belgium||Unknown|
|HSS 1115||The Trashmen||Surfin' Bird (7")||Stateside||HSS 1115||Netherlands||1964|
|7I-3050||The Trashmen||Surfin' Bird / King Of The Surf (7", Single, Mono, RE)||Odeon||7I-3050||Brazil||1967|
|7I-3050||The Trashmen||Surfin' Bird (7", Single, Mono, San)||Odeon||7I-3050||Brazil||1964|