The Trashmen were a rock and roll band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1962. The group's lineup was Tony Andreason on lead guitar, Dan Winslow on guitar and singing, Steve Wahrer on drums and singing, and Bob Reed on bass. The group played surf rock with many elements from garage rock.
The Trashmen's only notable hit was 1964's "Surfin' Bird". The single's album, Surfin' Bird, wasn't successful. The song, however, has been used in many movies and is generally known to be an earworm.
The group disbanded in 1967. They reunited in the 1980s and played until the death of Steve Wahrer in 1989.
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They reunited in the 1980s and played until the death of Steve Wahrer in 1989. Something's Wrong (2001) was an album of covers, alternate versions of old songs, demos, and acoustic live performances and was released as an MP3-only album through emusic.com (http://www.emusic.com/). The group disbanded in 1967. Viva Wisconsin, a live album, was released in the United States in 1999 on the independent label Beyond, and was followed by Freak Magnet in 2001. The song, however, has been used in many movies and is generally known to be an earworm. Rock!!!!! (1995, Mushroom Records) was released in 1995, in Australia only. The single's album, Surfin' Bird, wasn't successful. Guy Hoffman (formerly of the Oil Tasters and BoDeans) replaced him in time to record New Times (1994, Elektra Records).
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