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Surf rock song from 1963 by the Trashmen. According to the Surfin' Bird Songfacts, it 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 song appeared in the 1987 war film by Stanley Kubrick, "Full Metal Jacket".

The song surged up the iTunes music charts in 2008 after being the focal point of a "Family Guy" episode.

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A-well-a ev'rybody's heard about the bird bird bird bird
B-bird's the word oh well-a bird bird bird
Bird is a word oh well-a bird bird bird

The Trashmen - Surfin' Bird Lyrics


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