Tico, a yellow double-faced Amazon parrot, has become a star of YouTube when accumulating 135,000 subscribers after “performing” popular songs by rock bands like The Beatles, Guns N’ Roses, Led Zeppelin, Third Eye Blind or Psycho Killer, always with the guitar accompaniment of its owner, Frank Maglio.
The greatest success of Tico, “Whole Lotta Rosie”, de AC/DC, has garnered 3 million views since its version was published in March 2021.
She already has 150,000 subscribers on her channel and her biggest hit is AC / DC’s “Whole Lotta Rosie” with 3 million views.
Tico lives in Florida with the Maglios and his YouTube channel is full of videos of his interpretations of songs by: Led Zeppelin (Stairway to Heaven), The Beatles (Here Comes the Sun), Van Halen (Unchained), Billy Idol (Eyes Without A Face) and Bon Jovi (Wanted Dead or Alive).
Tico has excellent rhythm since he makes random sounds that are more or less to the chords that his owner, Frank Maglio interprets and it is worth mentioning that it has an impressive vibrato.
Tico has a unique vibrato
A few months ago, Maglio and Tico appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show, where he revealed that he only discovered his pet’s vocal talents early last year.
Tico has an excellent rhythm since he makes random sounds that are more or less to the chords that his owner, Frank Maglio interprets and it is worth mentioning that he has an impressive vibrato.
“One day I was playing guitar in March, during the second week of confinement, and Tico started screaming as if he wanted to get attention, so instead of throwing in the towel, I grabbed my guitar… and sat next to him. and I started to play, and I thought: ‘I think he’s singing’ “, explained.
His wife decided to record them and upload the video on Facebook, and the reaction was so positive that they began to do more. Towards the end of April, Maglio began uploading videos to YouTube, beginning with: “Stairway to Heaven,” which was tweeted yesterday by the former NBA player Rex Chapman.