Surfin’ Bird – Stateside, 1964
The Bird Bird Bird The Bird Is The Word, The Bird Bird Bird The Surfin’ Bird.
It came out in 1963 in the USA and early in 64′ was released in Britain: Yes The Trashmen’s version drove many people barmy but in the early sixties at clubs like the Twisted wheel it made people dance like crazy until they got totally fed up with it.
If you remember The Rivingtons’ Pa Pa Ooh Mow Mow and The Bird Is The Word well you’ll get the idea… these guys just mixed them together.
AAAaaaggghhhhhhhHHHH well that’s enough; here are the real guys on USA TV:
However it wasThe Rivingtons that did the original.