Following up on part 1 and part 2, it’s time to return with part 3 of the big LOUIE LOUIE Club List, now expanded to include stores and defunct businesses that used the “LOUIE LOUIE” name for their business…
11. Louie Louie Record Shop (with Café) in Lisbon and Porto (Portugal)
A few days […]
Years ago, Matt Groening came up with a brilliant flowchart for musical roots.
I’m thinking there’s at least 10, if not 20 of these special categories that could easily apply to the evolution of the song LOUIE LOUIE.
Following up on the “Louie Louie Clubs of the World – part 1” post from last week, here’s the next chapter….
6. Louie Louie Burger Cafe in Kobe, Japan
Most of the information on this place is written in Japanese, but I did find an English language review by Adam Kloppenburg on their Facebook […]
Here’s something fun… my friend Clay Stabler assembled a travel list of a whole bunch of LOUIE LOUIE Clubs scattered all over the world!
Here’s the first part of his list, expanded with my own notes and whatever descriptions that I could find..
1. Bar Louie Louie in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Today in the daily funny papers, there was a mention of that very special song in The Fusco Brothers comic strip by J.C. Duffy.
Be sure to visit the official Fusco Brothers page at GoComics.com, where you can order the official Collectible Archive Quality Print!
Bookmark this page! http://www.gocomics.com/thefuscobrothers
(with special thanks to David […]
In the midst of a week filled with rotten news, things were made even worse when we lost a kindred spirit…
Billy Miller was a true champion for the foot-stomping, hip-shaking, soulful roots music we call rock ‘n’ roll. Along with his beloved companion / partner Miriam Linna, they established an incredible legacy designed […]
Today, Saturday October 29th, I was saddened to learn that my friend Buck Ormsby died early this morning on his birthday.
Here’s the message I saw on Buck’s Facebook wall:
Thank you to everyone who is sending birthday wishes to my father. He died early this morning. As many of you know he was […]
Today, we celebrate Chuck Berry‘s 90th birthday, who’s still rockin’ live for fans all over the world!
For the record, Chuck Berry is definitely NOT related to Richard Berry, author of the song “LOUIE LOUIE.” That being said, there was one particular song that Chuck wrote and released in 1956 that may have had […]
A couple of weeks ago, I visited the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, where I saw, among other things, the Otis Redding exhibit.
At this exhibit I saw Otis items I’ve never seen anywhere else – rare family photographs, the original painted marquee for the Whisky-a-Go-Go show, his red jacket worn on the “Live […]
This week’s LOUIE comes from Livorno, Italy, courtesy of my friend Caterina Di Biase at Orme Radio:
After the very 1st LL marathon here in a web radio called #OrmeRadio (only 24 hours ~ April 11 2015) one of the “new” versions we got from Italian musicians, a band called Stella Burns […]