PAPA-OOM-MOW-MOW

Latest update on 08/11/2005

Artist: Rivingtons
Author: Al Frazier/Carl White/Rocky Wilson/Sonny Harris
Label: Liberty
Year: 1962

Formerly The Sharps, Thurston Harris's band.

Covers:

1962:

Spotnicks

1962:

Célibataires [in French]

1963:

Trashmen [as Surfin' Bird; with drummer Steve Wahres making unique extra noises]

1966:

Beach Boys

1966:

Ed & Fred [Flemish version as Apa Ja Hoem Ma Ma]

1975:

Gary Glitter

1977:

Cramps [as Surfin' Bird]

1977:

Persuasions

1978:

Ramones [idem]

Surfin' Bird has two originals: Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow and The Bird Is The Word, also from The Rivingtons. The Trashmen mixed both songs without giving proper credits, leaving the opportunity wide open for The Rivingtons to sue (successfully).

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