F.C.C. Indecency Ruling Round-up

Back in the days when the F.B.I. investigated LOUIE LOUIE, Richard Berry was told by government agents that he could go to jail for writing an obscene song. Around the same time, Lenny Bruce was having a lot of problems over the language that he used in his stage performances. As we all know, Richard […]

More LOUIE LOUIE videos online

In a previous post, I mentioned that YouTube.com had quite a few different videoclips of LOUIE LOUIE performances. Recently, YouTube.com has been getting a lot of attention, thanks to a very cool live-action Simpsons video clip created specfically for promoting the TV show on the Sky One network in the UK. The one big thing […]

Archival LOUIE clips found at YouTube.com

YouTube.com is a very interesting website. People get the opportunity to share video clips with the world. It’s a wild mix of home movies, commercials, documentaries, music videos, and oddball shorts that folks just feel like sharing. Many of these films are self-produced, while many others are archival recordings shared without any implied copyright.

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Old music videos online- probably not for long….

Hey, want to see some crusty old rock music clips with the Yardbirds, the Seeds, Count Five, Wilson Pickett, Ray Charles, the Zombies, the Rolling Stones, and some other great musicians from the 60’s? Here’s a link that has a whole bunch of fine music clips. It probably won’t last, so enjoy it while you […]

A Corporate LOUIE LOUIE music video

My friend Jim Snow of Unique Media just told me about a recently-discovered LOUIE LOUIE music video produced by Rhea Communications of San Jose, California. So as you go the official website at rheacom.com, you can go to the “demo showcase.” Right dab in the middle of the nine video clips is something called “corporate […]

Final Cut Pro Lessons from a Master

Final Cut Pro is one of the great tools for the independent film and video producers. It’s my editing tool of choice for working on this epic documentary of mine, as well as my regular work in television production.

I’ve known my pal Kevin Monahan quite a few years. He’s an alumni from KFJC radio, […]

RIP: Gatemouth Brown

My condolences go out to the family and friends of Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, who died on Saturday.

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, was an extremely versatile musician that played blues, country, jazz, Cajun, and other variations of American music for over 50 years. For the past few years, he had been battling lung cancer and heart […]

Swiss LOUIE TV commercial

A few months ago, Patt from Switzerland wrote to LouieLouie.net:

I was just watching TV and all of a sudden what do I hear? the coolest three chords ever recorded used in a commercial for a local swiss food distributor… http://www.bell.ch/unwiderstehlich_tvspotsstandard.htm

Check out the 3 spots on the left with the family table. I […]