The song helped to make Frankie Lymon a household name and would make him a rock and roll pioneer. Surfin' Safari Surfin' U. April 7, Irish Singles Chart. Frankie did some improvising and re-created the melody to match his own style. Record Research. It was also included in the soundtrack for the video game Mafia II.
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Shut Down Volume 2. Inthe legacy of the song and its author was the theme of the movie of the same name. Herman Santiagotenor of the group, had written the song based on a line from some love letters given to the guys by a tenant in bassist Sherman Garnes ' apartment building.
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