Some music scholars cite this as the first true example of Surf music, partly because The Beach Boys borrowed the opening riff for their tune "Surfin' Safari
." "Yeah, they used it," Eddy told Spinner with shrugs and a chuckle, "and I never cared. That's just music, sharing little bits of melody and all, no big deal. You know, Bobby Darin asked me about using the title, Moovin' 'N' Groovin', in his song 'Splish Splash
.' No problem, I told him."