August 4, 2021

Tico, the parrot that sings songs by the Beatles, AC / DC and Led Zepellin

His biggest hit so far is the famous song by British quartet The Beatles, Here Comes The Sun, with more than three million views. In second place, with 2.8 million views is Whole Lotta Rosie, from the legendary Australian band AC / DC. (Video: YouTube / Frank Maglio Tico & the Man)

Hundreds of videos appeared on social media in which some animals They dance or move to the rhythm of the music, but what very few were seen is one of them singing. Tico, a parrot that lives in Florida, USA, Korea with its owner, who plays the guitar, hits from historic rock bands such as AC/DC, Led Zepellin And till The Beatles.

Thus, the animal forms with its owner the musical duo “Frank Maglio Tico & The Man”. Oddly enough, when Frank begins to play the first chords of a song, the parrot automatically begins to sing.

“One day I was playing the guitar in March, during the second week of confinement due to the pandemic, and Tico began to scream as if he wanted to attract attention. (Photo: YouTube / Frank Maglio Tico & the Man)

In addition, Tico has its own channel of YouTube, which already has more than 137 thousand subscribers, and where all the covers that he performs with his owner are uploaded. Some of them are “Unchained”, by Van Halen, “Eyes Without A Face”, de Billy Idol, y “Wanted Dead or Alive”, del grupo Bon Jovi.

Their biggest hit so far is the famous song by the British quartet, The Beatles, “Here Comes The Sun”, with more than three million of visualizations. Second, with 2.8 million of views is “Whole Lotta Rosie”, by the legendary Australian band AC / DC.

How did it all begin?

A few months ago, Maglio and Tico appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show, where the man commented that discovered vocal talents of your pet in early 2020.

“One day I was playing the guitar in March, during the second week of confinement due to the pandemic, and Tico began to scream as if he wanted to attract attention, so instead of throwing in the towel, I grabbed my guitar, I sat next to him , and I started to play, when I thought: ‘I think he’s singing’ “he explained.

The first video of Frank and his parrot Tico, performing Stairway to Heaven, by Led Zepellin. (Video: YouTube / Frank Maglio Tico & the Man)

It was there that Frank’s wife recorded them, uploaded the video to Facebook, and in a matter of hours went viral and received hundreds of positive reviews. Towards the end of April, the man decided to start uploading videos to YouTube, with Led Zepellin’s “Stairway to Heaven” being the first cover that both Maglio and Tico performed.

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