The Soft Jews (KFJC version #374) – LOUIE of the Week

By special request, I’m sharing a very special, ultra-rare performance of the song from the LOUIE archives. It’s a recording by a band known as The Soft Jews, and as far as I know, it was only heard ONCE* on the radio. (…or so I thought… – SEE UPDATE at end of this post)

I […]

Ultra-rare James Brown footage

This has nothing to do with LOUIE LOUIE, but today I’m sharing some rare footage of James Brown that I produced for promoter Brian Martin. This was from James Brown’s last performance in San Francisco.

Four months later, James Brown left us on Christmas Day.

– Eric Predoehl of LouieLouie.net

http://youtu.be/DMAlAjVNhg0

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The LOUIE road

I’m not sure who created this little cartoon, but it feels like an accurate representation of the road travelled to to finish this documentary….

Buffalo Chips (KFJC version #379) – LOUIE of the Week

Today is August 19th – a very special day in the LOUIE Universe!

Many years ago on this date, a little radio station known as KFJC 89.7 began a marathon called “Maximum LOUIE LOUIE,” with the sole purpose of sharing every known version of the song LOUIE LOUIE.

For 63 hours, over 800 unique […]

Webpage snafu?

It appears that the front page for the LouieLouie.net webpage is showing a “Access denied” message. I have no idea how this happened, but I hope to have it fixed soon….

SUNDAY UPDATE: Fixed! What a pain that was… $*&^@#!!!

Mojo Nixon “Christmas Christmas” – LOUIE of the Week

Today on Christmas Eve, we celebrate the season with a timeless Mojo Nixon clip from the LouieLouie.net archives!

Happy Holidays from LouieLouie.net!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0Ou3sLcP7g

RIP: Joe Bihari, co-founder of Modern Records

Joe Bihari, the last surviving member of the Bihari brothers, recently passed away on November 28th at the age of 88 years old.

Richard Berry, Howlin’ Wolf, BB King, Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Ike Turner, Elmore James and Little Richard were all musicians signed by the Bihari brothers during the early stages of […]

Thirty Years Ago Today…

Thirty years ago today, Richard Berry, author of the song “LOUIE LOUIE” met Jack Ely, the original vocalist for the Kingsmen, at KFJC Radio, Los Altos Hills, California. The date was August 20, 1983 – the second day of the legendary “Maximum: LOUIE LOUIE” radio marathon which played every known version of the song […]

Happy Birthday Moe Tucker! (LOUIE of the Week)

Big Happy Birthday wishes go out to Moe Tucker of the Velvet Underground, who shared some LOUIE memories for the documentary project years ago.

if you haven’t heard her version of LOUIE LOUIE, now’s your chance….

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBqcKvwa6AE

Hail Hail Kim Fowley! (LOUIE of the Week)

Last week, I had an opportunity to meet and shoot an interview with Kim Fowley for the long-awaited documentary on the song LOUIE LOUIE. Kim worked with Richard Berry in early 1960’s – after Richard made his original LOUIE recording of 1957, but before the Kingsmen made their iconic hit recording of the song. […]