The "Surfer Girl" single backed with "Little Deuce Coupe" entered the
Billboard chart on August 3 and it would then hit the Top 40 on August
17 at the number 28 position. After the single had been on the charts
for six weeks it peaked at number 7 on September 14, 1963. It placed
at number 5, for three weeks in Cash Box. The single also peaked on
the Billboard R & B chart at number 18 in September 1963.