Opening the iTunes Store…If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / The Bird's the Word - Single by The Rivingtons, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / The Bird's the Word - Single

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.


Formed: 1962 in Los Angeles, CA

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '60s

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"). And when they hear the Rivingtons' version, they're inevitably surprised by the fine singing and superb R&B phrasing, miles away...
Full bio
Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow / The Bird's the Word - Single, The Rivingtons
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.