Yup "grab the reef when all duckdiving fails, I dive deep when it's ten feet over head, grab the reef underneath my bed"
But, he's singing about heroin, he's not singing about surfing. I don't know, you're probably right, it is a surfing song. I was just thinking that song's not about surfing at all, he just uses it as a metaphor.
At least Surfin Bird is about a bird that surfs. Maybe.
I once owned quite a few boards they left in that old zebra striped school bus. Pop got it in an abandon car auction and let me have the boards.
Binks old girlfriend got a job at a supply how last century. she said she had recordings of concerts and would copy them for me. didn't say she was going to give them to me tho. They played at the Reef on shore dr. some poor schlubb parked his BMW in front of the place and when he came out it was cover with yellow Jerry's Kids stickers. evidently the stickum on the back was industrial strength. when he tried taking them off it was taking paint with them.