MPR: The story behind 'Surfin' Bird'

By MPR News Staff

Shefchik_Everybodys"Surfin' Bird" was the biggest hit to come out of Minnesota in the 1960s — but The Trashmen weren't the only young rock and roll band in town.

The new book "Everbody's Heard About the Bird: The True Story of 1960s Rock N Roll in Minnesota" by veteran Minnesota journalist Rick Shefchik tells the story of The Trashmen — and the bands that came before and after.

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