Fans of Family Guy here in the UK are running a campaign to make “Surfin’ Bird” the UK Christmas number one. The campaign is based on last year’s successful attempt at the same, in which RATM’s “Killing in the Name” beat the X Factor winner’s single to the number one spot.
Performed by The Trashmen, the song was sung by Peter Griffin in theFamily Guy episode “I Dream of Jesus” and has since returned to popularity. The Facebook page has over 600,000 likes so far. Go here for links on where to buy the song, which is currently in the top 10 in the UK charts.
Original story source: http://www.freakinsweetnews.com/2010/12/13/uk-make-surfin-bird-christmas-number-1