The Bird's the Word Artist: The Rivingtons Album: Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / The Bird's the Word - Single, 2008. Listen Now Buy song $0.99. It was also covered by Rocky Roberts et les Airedales. From the Album Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / The Bird's The Word 3.0 out of 5 stars 2 ratings. Avec Deezer, musique en streaming, découvrez plus de 56 millions de titres, créez vos propres playlists, … from Doin' The Bird. The song was then renamed "Surfin' Bird". Surfin' Bird Lyrics: 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 The song - a combination of two earlier songs by rhythm and blues group The Rivingtons, "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" and "The Bird's the Word" - became The Trashmen's only top 10 hit. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to Amazon.com (US). The Rivingtons originally released The Bird's the Word written by Al Frazier, Sonny Harris, Carl White and Rocky Wilson and The Rivingtons released it on the single The Bird's the Word in 1963. - Come on! Garage/surf rock band The Trashmen made their 1963 hit "Surfing Bird" by using two Rivingtons's songs: "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" (1962) and ""The Bird's The Word" (1963). Ils décident de l'ajouter à leur répertoire le soir même. The result became "The Bird's The Word", but as a last act of revenge it got written in a way that listeners who knew the song "The Lazy Fred" would immediately recognize the many allusions to it. 08. The members were Carl White died of acute tonsillitis at age 47 in his Los Angeles home. Ajouter les paroles. Now playing: Tina Turner What's Love Got To Do With It. Écoutez de la musique en streaming sans publicité ou achetez des CDs et MP3 maintenant sur Amazon.fr. (3rd part)But the fired Fred Parish did not find this funny at all, and filed a lawsuit to ban their defamatory song "The Lazy Fred" and eliminate from lyrics any use of possibly recognizable references to Fred, his nickname Parrot, laziness, alcohol and bed pranks by the band. I "Thunderbird" was the brand name of a very cheap bottle of wine.If I had to give a meaning for "the word" in that chant, I'd say it meant "your favorite [word]". This video is unavailable. [1], After their two hit singles, the Rivingtons struggled to hit the charts. 06. ), (2nd part)After a week, Fred had heard by someone that the Rivingtons had exchanged the lyrics of their new song "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" into a mockery about him, and the music hall audience was swept of their feet because "The Lazy Fred" was an even greater success than the somewhat sweetish precursor. For the rest see below.). "Surfin' Bird" is a song performed by American surf rock band the Trashmen, containing the repetitive lyric "the bird is the word". Label Format Year Country; The Rivingtons: Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / Deep Water: 55427: Liberty: 7", Single, 45 RPM, 1962: US: The Rivingtons As you can imagine (we are in 1962), having white skin color was threatening enough to win a lawsuit (possibly by extra-judicial settlement - memories fade). After a gig, the band slept in a hostel dormitory, traveling together with an roadie of the name Fred Parish. Kickapoo Joy Juice The Rivingtons. Not often, but that's the case in this 1963 flick, "The Crawling Hand," when the jukebox comes on & we hear the oh so familiar "The Bird's The Word" by The Rivingtons. https://img.discogs.com/OzSZtbVC1qgoAsxJC6yhNZiFAoU=/fit-in/567x567/filters:strip_icc():format(jpeg):mode_rgb():quality(90)/discogs-images/R-925207 … Bird is the Word" is actually from an old novelty rock-and-roll tune from 1963 by a group called "The Trashmen"--can you say "one-hit wonder? Bird's The Word by The Rivingtons. The producer also threw out the drum solo and sax part, which he considered too novel for the band's targeted audience. The Rivingtons – The Bird's The Word Lyrics (A-wella everybody's heard about the bird) The bird The bird Swinginest dance now to hit the scene It's got the latest groove and it's really mean ... Everybody knows that the bird is the word Everybody the bird Everybody the bird The song was inspired by two contemporary songs by the doo-wop group The Rivingtons: “Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow” and “Bird is the Word.” The bird refers to a dance craze in the 1960s. The Rivingtons ‎– The Bird's The Word / I'm Losing My Grip Label: Liberty ‎– F-55553 Format: Vinyl, 7", Single, 45 RPM, Indianapolis Pressing. 05. Fred was a skinny white man, and because he had a creaky voice and by his color blindness wore clothing in inappropriately combined colors, his nickname was Parrot. This still doesn't answer: why the "bird" is the freaking "word". They then appeared on Duane Eddy's 1958 hit "Rebel Rouser", providing handclaps and rebel yells. Albums include Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / Deep Water, Impossible But True: The Kim Fowley Story, and The Bird's the Word / I'm Losing My Grip. The B-side of "Mama-Oom-Mow-Mow" was "Waiting" (Liberty #55528). [Eb Am Bbm Ebm Ab Bb Cm] Chords for The Rivingtons - The Bird's The Word - 1963 45rpm with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. This song was, in fact, taken almost entirely from The Rivington’s tracks “Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow” and “The Bird is the Word”. The Rivingtons ‎– Papa Oom Mow Mow / The Bird Is The Word Label: Liberty ‎– 1A006-99383 Series: Do You Remember? The Rivingtons had originally been known as The Sharps and had had success in the charts with Thurston Harris's "Little Bitty Pretty One" in 1957. Their first hit, "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" (1962), like many such songs, began with the bass chanting nonsense syllables (in this case the title), followed by the tenor singing over repetitions of it. I don't recall trying to figure out what "the word" meant in that chant- the rhyming word "thunderbird" (with its somewhat risque reference) was the focus of that chant. Not often, but that's the case in this 1963 flick, "The Crawling Hand," when the jukebox comes on & we hear the oh so familiar "The Bird's The Word" by The Rivingtons. Tellement bien que les Rivingtons remettent ça avec « Bird Is The Word », copie quasi-conforme du 1er tube. Listen to Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / The Bird's the Word - Single by The Rivingtons on Apple Music. They began performing live again in the 1970s, with Madero White replacing Al Frazier.[1]. Raise everybody's head above the bed!b-b-b-b-b-bed, b-b b-bedb-b-b-bed, b-bed, b-b b-bedIs now everybody's head out of the bed?Raise everybody's head above the bed!b-b-b-bed, b-bed, b-b b-bedb-b-b-bed, b-bed, b-b b-bedOnly Lazy Fred is still in bed.How to get Fred out of the bed?b-b-b-b-b-bed b-b b-b-bedb-b-b-b-b-bed b-b b-b-bedHear him snore, he's so dead-drunkno earthquake force can shake him out of his bunka-hoo - he's sleeping yeta-hoo - so deep in bed! For the American football player, see, "The Bird's the Word lyrics by The Rivingtons – Filestube Lyrics", "L.A. Law – Season 3, Episode 18: Urine Trouble Now", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Rivingtons&oldid=984570630, Articles with unsourced statements from May 2010, Wikipedia articles with BIBSYS identifiers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Mama-Oom-Mow-Mow (The Bird)" b/w "Waiting" (#106 US), "The Bird's the Word" b/w "I'm Losing My Grip" (#52 US, #27 R&B), "The Shaky Bird (Part 1)" b/w "The Shaky Bird (Part 2)", This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 20:32. [8], The Rivingtons recorded several more songs in the 1960s, but their recording career ended after the Columbia single "A Rose Growing in the Ruins" failed to sell. 04. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Rivingtons - Doin' The Bird at Discogs. This still doesn't answer: why the "bird" is the freaking "word". Also the Rivingtons tried to make further variants of their "Bird" songs, but without much success. (Was this also broadcast on radio stations in 1962? The Trashmen noticed the two songs sounded alike, so they mashed them together in a live performance. About “Bird's The Word” 1 contributor This song and The Rivington’s “Papa Oom Mow Wow” served as the blueprints for the Trashmen’s hit “Surfin' Bird”. Eventually also the reworked song became such an instant hit (not least by The Trashmen, those initially not even credited Rivingtons properly) that it certainly would have been a better choice for the unknown comedian Fred to keep the fame of his name in it instead of falling with the song into oblivion. But so it was - the strange story behind "The Bird's The Word". With its driving beat this came closer to the Trashmen song than any other Rivingtons versions, so at least the Sorensen Brothers may have known it. I remember the serious sounding (though actually comical) "The Bird is the Word" (whichever tune that is here) in a cheapie sci-fi flick called, "The Crawling Hand" (a detached hand strangles people). The Rivingtons - Écoutez The Rivingtons sur Deezer. They then appeared on Duane Eddy's 1958 hit "Rebel Rouser", providing handclaps and rebel yells. (The story is longer, so for part 2 see next post. From “Papa – Oom – Mow – Mow” to the “Surfin Bird” then on to the somewhat great “Your Gonna Pay” The Rivingtons surf type stuff got played at the Wheel. "Surfin' Bird" is an American popular music song performed by the surf rock band The Trashmen. However, "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" and "The Bird's the Word" were revived in 1963, thanks to a Minnesota-based group called the Trashmen recording the "Surfin' Bird", made up from the Rivington's songs' nonsense syllables. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. Swingin' this dance now to hit the scene It's got the latest groove and it's really clean Haven't you heard about the bird? The Bird's the Word (Rerecorded) The Rivingtons. 05. A well a bird, bird, b-bird’s the word.” The song was inspired by two contemporary songs by the doo-wop group The Rivingtons: “Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow” and “Bird is the Word.” The bird refers to a dance craze in the 1960s. Younger people know it mostly from the cartoon series Family Guy, but it came out first in 1962 as "The Bird's The Word" and the melodically very similar precursor "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" - both by the Rivingtons. Add lyrics. Stream songs including “Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow” and “The Bird's the Word”. From “Papa – Oom – Mow – Mow” to the “Surfin Bird” then on to the somewhat great “Your Gonna Pay” The Rivingtons surf type stuff got played at the Wheel. other options. As a kind of helper for everything Fred introduced the band to whites, gave small tips for tweaking arrangements and also did warm-up comedy before the Rivingtons played. It is a combination of two R&B hits by the Rivingtons: "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" and "The Bird's the Word". Marketplace 0 8 For Sale from $5.00. - Please tell if you remember.) No records exist, but the lyrics were roughly like this:(DING! Complete your The Trashmen / The Rivingtons collection. Join Napster and access full-length songs on your phone, computer or home audio device. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 1964. (Fred's bed's so wet)He's out of bed! [3][4][5] The Rivingtons' manager reported it to their lawyers, and the Trashmen were ordered to add the surnames of the Rivingtons to the credits. Listen to albums and songs from The Rivingtons. Kickapoo Joy Juice The Rivingtons. Statistics Have: 14; Want: 31; Avg Rating: 3.5 / 5 Rating Thunderbird" in the 1960s. Buy Vinyl Sell Vinyl. The Rivingtons - Birds The Word Install the free Online Radio Box application for your smartphone and listen to your favorite radio stations online - wherever you are! Watch Queue Queue. Bird is the Word" is actually from an old novelty rock-and-roll tune from 1963 by a group called "The Trashmen"--can you say "one-hit wonder? The classically silly manic nonsense hit "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" is here, of course, as are several soundalike follow-ups, the most memorable of which is "The Bird Is the Word" -- which, together with "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow," would form the basis of the Trashmen's "Surfin' Bird." Younger people know it mostly from the cartoon series Family Guy, but it came out first in 1962 as "The Bird's The Word" and the melodically very similar precursor "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" - both by the Rivingtons. Search. Every once in a while, one of these movies would actually have some music or artist in it that you actually heard of. [1] They also recorded on Warner Brothers Records as The Crenshaws in 1961. / Don't you know that the bird's the word? The Rivingtons discography and songs: Music profile for The Rivingtons. - Shall we make some noise!?" They rang the handbell and the sax played a siren tone. The Rivingtons were a doo-wop group noted for being one of the most loud and raucous of the genre. Released in the fall of 1963, the song reached No. Les Trashmen ne connaissent pas « Bird Is The Word » par les Rivingtons mais ont vu The Sorensen Brothers jouer le titre en public. [citation needed] "Mama-Oom-Mow-Mow", an even more baroque rewrite of the theme, failed to sell, but they returned to the charts the following year with "The Bird's the Word". Bird's The Word Lyrics: Swingin' this dance now to hit the scene / It's got the latest groove and it's really clean / Haven't you heard about the bird? Remove all; … Pancocojams showcases the music, dances, language practices, & customs of African Americans and of other people of Black descent throughout the world. Join Napster and play your favorite music offline. records have been machine cleaned and placed in a new white sleeve. 06. Share. [Eb Am Bbm Ebm Ab Bb Cm] Chords for The Rivingtons - The Bird's The Word - 1963 45rpm with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. (Fred's bed is so wet)(The song ended here, but not what happened to it. The Bird Is The Word. The group members were: lead vocalist Carl White (died January 7, 1980), tenor Al Frazier (died November 13, 2005), baritone Sonny Harris, and bass singer Turner "Rocky" Wilson Jr.. Frazier was replaced by Madero White for a period in the late 1970s. The Rivingtons were a 1960s doo-wop group, known for their 1962 hit novelty record "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow". The song was a combination of two R&B hits by The Rivingtons, "The Bird's the Word" and "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow". I don't know if I remember everything correctly, but it was in 1962 when the Rivingtons handed out test recordings of Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow to disc jockeys in L.A. to check the audience before release in record stores. The experimental performance started with 2 handbell clangs and first time featured on stage a military snare drummer and a sax player. … Bird Is the Word The Rivingtons. Écoutez The Bird's The Word de The Rivingtons, 4,016 Shazams. I remember chanting "What's the word? FAVORITE (0 fans) The Rivingtons. Fred flew into a rage and got fired. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the latter part of that year. {saxophone solo}Lazy Fred jumped off the bed:WHO INSTALLED THAT SHOWER HEAD?! A-well-a bird, bird, b-bird's the word [Coda] Papa-ooma-mow-mow, papa-ooma-mow-mow [repeat to fade] -- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers X By helping UG you make the world better... and earn IQ Suggest correction Sometimes he read novels in bed instead of getting up. Add lyrics. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about The Trashmen / The Rivingtons - Surfin' Bird / Papa Oom Mow Mow at Discogs. 09. Add lyrics. "Surfin' Bird" Together with the Rivingtons ' 1963 novelty song "The Bird's the Word", "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" was the basis for the song " Surfin' Bird ", a number four hit in 1963 by The Trashmen. Mama-Oom-Mow-Mow The Rivingtons. [6] Because of the publicity in Billboard, the Trashmen had to share the writing credits on the recording and a later version as a sign of good faith. Don't you know t These songs are all collected on The Liberty Years, released on EMI America. I remember the Trashmen doing effective cover(s) in the early- to mid-1960s of some of the Rivingtons music. The group had many many names see this: Soulfulkindamusic. Released in the fall of 1963, the song reached No. They actually stole/borrowed/covered it from a couple of songs by an R&B group called the Rivington. Watch the video for The Bird is the Word by The Rivingtons for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Your Gonna Pay. The Rivingtons were a doo-wop group noted for being one of the most loud and raucous of the genre. Does anyone else remember this chant? So of course "the word" for the bird meant "Parrot". Like many such songs, it began with the bass chanting nonsense syllables (in this case the title), followed by the tenor singing over repetitions of it. from Doin' The Bird. Shop with confidence on eBay! A well a bird, bird, b-bird’s the word.” The song was inspired by two contemporary songs by the doo-wop group The Rivingtons: “Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow” and “Bird is the Word.” The bird refers to a dance craze in the 1960s. Al Frazier, Sonny Harris and Rocky Wilson played the oldies circuit extensively throughout the 1980s, replacing White with Clay Hammond until 1987,[9] then Andrew Butler into the 1990s. The Bird's The Word (Re-Recording) The Rivingtons. "Surfin' Bird" (Frazier-White-Harris-Wilson) / [Intro] [N.C] A-well-a everybody's heard about the bird / [Verse 1] E7 B-B-B-bird, bird, bird, B-bird's the word A-well-a bird, bird, bird, th The lyrics was a wicked mixture of apparent nonsense words (even more in the Trashmen version) and yet nobody told how it came into being.Some years ago on a holiday trip I talked to an old bartender who spoke about the origin of this song and played on his blues guitar. The Rivingtons: The Bird's The Word / I'm Losing My Grip ‎ (7", Single) Liberty: 55553: UK: 1963: Sell This Version: Reviews Add Review [r3028886] Release. Surfin' Bird est aussi le nom d'un album des Trashmen. When they rang a handbell and dragged him out of the bed, Fred (as the only white man in the dormitory) shouted racist swear words across the room. Découvrez The Bird's The Word de The Rivingtons sur Amazon Music. Bird Is the Word The Rivingtons. "Surfin' Bird" itself was revived in the late 1970s by the Ramones[7] and the Cramps. Find great deals for RIVINGTONS, THE----THE BIRD'S THE WORD. Looky, Looky by Giorgio Moroder. The Rivingtons ‎– Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / The Bird's The Word Label: United Artists Records ‎– UP 35885 Series: Hit Story – 6 Format: Vinyl, 7", Single, 45 RPM Country: France Released: 1975 Genre: Rock, Funk / Soul. Listen free to The Rivingtons – The Bird Is The Word (The Bird's the Word, Papa Ooh Mow Mow and more). Lappa Oo Mau Mau by … They actually stole/borrowed/covered it from a couple of songs by an R&B group called the Rivington. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 1964. !To get a lazy Fred out of the bed,do install a shower headabove the bed, to make da bed so wetba ba bed - bed - bed so wet{rhythmical snare pattern with drum-rolls}{2 lines sung in high pitched soul voice}But he is out of bed! They also recorded on Warner Brothers Records as The Crenshaws in 1961. But he tended to booze excessively, and with hangover he refused to get up next morning and was of little use to the musicians. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rivingtons, https://genius.com/The-rivingtons-birds-the-word-lyrics, https://genius.com/The-rivingtons-papa-oom-mow-mow-lyrics, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfwnWgVOL9E, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surfin%27_Bird, https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2019/01/online-excerpts-about-african-american.html, https://www.dictionary.com/e/pop-culture/bird-is-the-word/. I Love You Always The Rivingtons. [1], The Rivingtons had originally been known as The Sharps and had had success in the charts with Thurston Harris's "Little Bitty Pretty One" in 1957. DING!) Loading... Close. Add lyrics. The song was then renamed "Surfin' Bird". The song - a combination of two earlier songs by rhythm and blues group The Rivingtons, "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" and "The Bird's the Word" - became The Trashmen's only top 10 hit. Artist Release Name Cat.No. The Bird's The Word The Rivingtons. lead vocalist Carl White (died January 7, 1980), tenor Al Frazier (d. November 13, 2005), baritone Sonny Harris, and bass singer Turner "Rocky" Wilson, Jr.. Frazier was replaced by Madero White for a period in the late 1970s. )He stays in bed -not waking yet. Listen to The Bird's The Word by The Rivingtons. The Trashmen mixed both these tracks together for the head banging Surfin Bird. The Rivingtons released a number of records on the Liberty label, including:[11]. 07. Elle est sortie en 1963 et a été enregistré dans le studio Kay Bank Studio au Minneapolis aux États-Unis. – Format: Vinyl, 7", Reissue, Single, 45 RPM Country: Netherlands Released: 1983 Genre: Pop. The Trashmen mixed both these tracks together for the head banging Surfin Bird. So "Lazy Fred" disappeared and the Rivingtons were forced to write a 3rd variant with phonetically similar catchy syllables but different words. Watch Queue Queue. So the band pranked Parrot several times, finally by hiding a water hose in the bunk bed above him. Add to Collection Add to Wantlist Remove from Wantlist. The Trashmen made it in a record shop and passed it off as their own. The bartender with guitar could only sketch what it had sounded like. Most people in the early 2000s are surprised to find out about the Rivingtons-- that's primarily because people mostly discover their existence when they hear one of the group's three hits, "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow," "Mama-Oom-Mow-Mow (The Bird)," and "The Bird's the Word," which are much, much better known in their composite re-recording by the Trashmen (as "Surfin' Bird"). Genres: Doo-Wop, Rhythm & Blues. [1], Their first hit as the Rivingtons was "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" (Liberty #55427, 1962). record condition - record sold as shown. Don't you know that the bird's the word? Mama-Oom-Mow-Mow The Rivingtons. The Bird's the Word The Rivingtons Buy this song. "louder!" In 1989, the Rivingtons appeared in an episode of L.A. Law as a doo-wop group, "The Sensations". [10] They were later featured in a 1990 episode of Night Court, "Razing Bull", as Mac's former group-mates "The Starlites". Edit Release All Versions of this Release New Submission . The Rivingtons - Bird`s The Word Lyrics. The Trashmen's biggest hit was 1963's "Surfin' Bird", which reached No. [2] In fact, it was just a medley of the Rivington's choruses minus the verses. Add lyrics. "}No alarm clock build in hellcan wake him with its jarring bell(ticke-tocke-tock a-hoo! The Rivingtons, Soundtrack: Dogfight. Every once in a while, one of these movies would actually have some music or artist in it that you actually heard of. {background chorus:}in da bed, b-bed, bed bed b-bedin da bed, b-bed, bed bed b-bed...{While the others keep singing the bass line, the lead singer pretends to ask the audience in a rap-like manner: "How can we get Fred out of the bed? Most people in the early 2000s are surprised to find out about the Rivingtons-- that's primarily because people mostly discover their existence when they hear one of the group's three hits, "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow," "Mama-Oom-Mow-Mow (The Bird)," and "The Bird's the Word," which are much, much better known in their composite re-recording by the Trashmen (as "Surfin' Bird"). Bird Dance Beat by The Trashmen. Add lyrics. La chanson est d'origine fondée sur deux autres chansons du groupe The Rivingtons , soit Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow et The Bird Is the Word. The Trashmen noticed the two songs sounded alike, so they mashed them together in a live performance. Their first hit, "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" (1962), like many such songs, began with the bass chanting nonsense syllables (in this case the title), followed by the tenor singing over repetitions of it. Your Gonna Pay. Song FactLazy Fred - the real origin of "The Bird's The Word" (song history and meaning) In 1963 charts there was a popular dance song "Surfin Bird" by The Trashmen. Ajouter les paroles. Playhitz.Com - # 1 For Hitz Music. Skip navigation Sign in. If you miss the "Game of Thrones" cast and the characters you loved or loathed, here are our TV and movie picks to stream now.Get some streaming picks The Bird Is The Word. It has been covered many times. Lazy Fred - the real origin of "The Bird's The Word" (song history & meaning)In 1963 charts there was a popular dance song "Surfin Bird" by The Trashmen. 23 tracks (55:22). If it's the original tunes. }Up to the entrance hall we heard him scream,everybody in the house should know what I meanMy ba my bed, my bed, my bed is so wetMy ba ba ba ba ba bed is so wetmy bed bed bed, bed is so wetba-ba-ba-brrrrrrrrrrrr!! The group had many many names see this: Soulfulkindamusic. 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