Brian Hyland born November 12, is an American pop recording artist who was particularly successful during the early s. He continued recording into the s. Allmusic journalist Jason Ankeny states, "Hyland's puppy-love pop virtually defined the sound and sensibility of bubblegum during the pre-Beatles era. Forgot your password? Retrieve it. Get promoted. Powered by OnRad. Think you know music? Test your MusicIQ here!
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The Hyland version reached number one on the Billboard Hot , selling a million copies in the US, and was a worldwide hit. The song has been adapted into French as " Itsy bitsy petit bikini " and into German as " Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Honolulu-Strand-Bikini ", reaching number one on national charts in both languages. Several versions of the song have proved successful in various European countries. The story told through the three verses of the song is as follows: 1 the young lady is too afraid to leave the locker where she has changed into her bikini; 2 she has made it to the beach but sits on the sand wrapped in a blanket; and 3 she has finally gone into the ocean, but is too afraid to come out, and stays immersed in the water — despite the fact that she's " turning blue " — to hide herself from view. Trudy Packer recited the phrases " The early s saw a slew of surf movies and other film and television productions that rapidly built on the song's momentum. Hyland's version hit number one on the Billboard Hot on August 8,  and sold over a million copies in the US. The impostor had explained his lack of royalty payments for the song by claiming that he had sold the rights as a teenager. The actual recording was re-released in to capitalize on the film's success, but it did not rechart.
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