(minimal) LOUIE at the Movies – Danny Says

I recently watched “Danny Says,” a documentary about a music industry insider by the name of Danny Fields.

As someone that worked with David Peel, who passed away last month, I knew about Danny, and various people recommended that I see this documentary.

I knew that Danny not only helped get Peel signed to […]

Jello Biafra & Hampton Wicks “Have Love Will Travel” – LOUIE clone of the Week

This week, the mighty LOUIE spotlight is pointed on a performance from the Steve Mackay memorial concert last weekend.

In this clip, Jello Biafra joins the The Hampton Wicks for an performance of “Have Love Love Will Travel” – Richard Berry‘s own sequel / clone to his LOUIE LOUIE composition.

This all took place […]

Celebrating the life of Steve Mackay this weekend!

This weekend in SF Bay Area, we’re celebrating the life of Steve Mackay!

On Thursday, Feb 24th at KFJC Radio (home of the infamous Maximum LOUIE LOUIE marathon) there was a big 4 hour radio show celebrating the legacy of Steve with lots of music and interviews. We got a chance to hear some […]

RIP: Steve Mackay, sax player with Stooges, Snakefinger – LOUIE of Week

Steve Mackay, a super talented sax player and all-around nice guy, died two weeks ago on October 10th.

Last year, I had an opportunity to interview Steve for the LOUIE documentary project, which turned into a wonderful day for everyone involved. As one of last surviving members of The Stooges, he had a unique […]

James Williamson w/ Jello Biafra, Alison Mosshart – LOUIE of the Week

Here’s another one for the LOUIE archives – James Williamson of The Stooges did a solo show at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles last month. As fate would have it, the last song of the show was THE SONG!

He is joined by Jello Biafra, Alison Mosshart, Carolyn Wonderland and other assorted all-stars

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Sophie Villy on Aristrocrats.FM – LOUIE of the Week

Today, the mighty LOUIE LOUIE spotlight is pointed at Sophie Villy, a Georgian (not Russian) singer that delivered a soulful rendition of THE SONG, covering the Iggy Pop– American Caesar version, while adding a few extra phrases from the song “At Last.” This performance took place sometime this month on The Great Fisun Show […]

RIP: Scott Asheton, drummer of the Stooges

Another great rocker has left us. Drummer Scott Asheton, a founding member of The Stooges, passed away on March 15th.

Iggy Pop shared the news on his Facebook page:

My dear friend Scott Asheton passed away last night.

Scott was a great artist, I have never heard anyone play the drums with more […]

Green Air – LOUIE of the Week

It’s December, a week and a day before Christmas. Holiday shoppers are in force, exchanging little green pieces of paper to buy gifts for family and friends.

“Green Air” is not only a state of being, but also a name of a band that performs this week’s LOUIE LOUIE.

In this video clip, Green […]

Iggy & Stooges at C2SV Fest San Jose – LOUIE of the Week

Some things take a little longer to process than others. This week’s LOUIE is one of them.

About a week and a half ago, Iggy Pop and the Stooges made a special appearance in San Jose as part of the very first C2SV Tech and Music Conference. Iggy & the Stooges were the headliners […]

Iggy & Stooges 2011- LOUIE of the Week

For the first time since 1974, Iggy Pop & James Williamson performed the song “LOUIE LOUIE” as Iggy & the Stooges.

It was the final encore number of the last show of the 2011 Iggy & Stooges tour- Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA. I’ve been told by insiders […]