Song of the day: The Trashmen- Surfin’ Bird
In 1963, the Trashmen joined the surf rock hype. During a tour, they played two songs from the Rivingtons, as the songs were quite similar. The medley was recorded in Minneapolis, where they came from, and helped by a local DJ, who had send the song to several song contests. The song kept on winning. However, the Trashmen only received the money from the gigs they played, as the money the single made went to the Rivingtons. That was quite bad for them, as the song peaked at number 4 in the US… Enjoy
The Trashmen- Surfin’ Bird
Posted on July 5, 2015, in 1960-1969, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged 1963, FlinterFiles Song Archive, hit, minneapolis, Music, rivingtons, sixties, surf rock, surfin' bird, trashmen. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.