Frank Zappa and the US Navy Marching Band – Non-LOUIE of the Week

I’m very excited about the new documentary that Alex Winter is producing on Frank Zappa.

Would you believe this project is the highest-funded documentary ever on Kickstarter? … and the Kickstarter campaign is ending in 30 hours!

While I may be somewhat jealous, and I am also in complete awe over the fact that this […]

Fremont High Marching Band – LOUIE of the Week (5x)

This week’s LOUIE is courtesy of the Fremont High Marching Band with six five YouTube clips!

I’m not sure which “Fremont High” this is, as the Youtube descriptions don’t really provide much detail. In the SF bay area, there’s a “Fremont High” in Oakland and Sunnyvale, as well as the towns of Los Angeles […]

80 year Grandma dancing to LL – LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE is a video clip entitled “80 year Grandma dancing to Louie Louie!”

A concept fully approved at LOUIE Central – dancing is therapeudic for the mind & body, and of course, LOUIE is an excellent song to boogie to!!

The band is the USC Marching Band!

Rock on, 80 Year […]

Pride of the Arbuckles Marching Band – LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE is by the Pride of the Arbuckles Marching Band performing the song while marching to the game on Friday October 11, 2013 in Davis, Oklahoma.

A marching band and dog sounds! What’s not to love?


The Portland LOUIE celebration of September 2013 – the Lindahl report

Today, I am honored to have a very special guest blogger – my friend Cindy Lindahl, whose father engineered the original LOUIE LOUIE recordings by The Kingsmen and Paul Revere & the Raiders!

I knew when I saw the announcement that I had to attend: ‘Louie, Louie Celebration in Portland Begins September 5th.”


Martinsville High School Pep Band – LOUIE of Week

This week’s LOUIE is by the Martinsville High School Pep Band, captured on video with a nice little POV perspective from a band member in the horn section! The enthusiasm is contagious!

the best louie louie ever done by the martinsville highschool pep band! subscribe and tell me what ya think! THIS IS THE CRAZY […]

Hong Kong Youth Marching Band – LOUIE of the Week

This week, the LOUIE of the Week spotlight is pointed at the Hong Kong Youth Marching Band (aka “香港青年步操樂團”) doing a very special performance of LOUIE LOUIE!

Aynor Elementary School’s Blue Pan Jam Steel Drum Band – LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE comes from Aynor, South Carolina.

Here’s Aynor Elementary School’s Blue Pan Jam Steel Drum Band performing Louie Louie at some awards ceremony that took place on January 23, 2012.

Thanks to Deb for the suggestion!

a LOUIE YouTube compilation – LOUIE of the Week

An inspired edit of LOUIE LOUIE performances was shared on YouTube recently. Someone by the name of “aemelnick” created a nice compilation that features performances of Harrison (?), The Kingsmen, Computeach Middle School Jazz Band, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Iggy Pop, The Clash, The Grateful Dead, The Sandpipers, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, MC5, […]

A New Yorker moment

One of the recent issues of the New Yorker magazine had this cartoon…

In case you didn’t catch it, this cartoon references the 1988 movie “The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!”, starring Leslie Nielson as a tough cop.

There’s a sequence where the evil villain played by Ricardo Montalbán, gets shot […]