Surfin' Bird" is a song performed by American surf rock band the Trashmen. 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.
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.
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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. The Trashmen reunited from time to time in the '70s and '80s to perform various one-off gigs. Lead singer Steve Wahrer died of esophageal cancer in 1989 at age 47, but the other three members started playing again in 2007. In 2014, they released an album called Bringing Back the Trash with guitarist Deke Dickerson.
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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.