RIP: Lady Bo, rock legend + Max LOUIE performer – LOUIE of the Week

I was so very saddened when I learned that Lady Bo passed away last week.

When I first began what turned into a rather unique journey documenting the legacy of the song LOUIE LOUIE, Lady Bo was there at the very beginning.

The KFJC Maximum LOUIE LOUIE marathon was ground zero for this special […]

KFJC Maximum LOUIE memories – LOUIE of the Month

Today is the big anniversary for the KFJC Maximum LOUIE LOUIE Marathon = the event that sparked the documentary project and subsequent webpage you’re viewing right now.

For 63 hours, this song was played with over 800 unique versions of the song.

Can you believe it all started on August 19, 1983?

How […]

Steve West, the Lost Raider – LOUIE of the Week

This week, The Louie Report is honored to share a very special article by Steve West, the original guitarist with Paul Revere & the Raiders for their 1963 recording of LOUIE LOUIE!

Enjoy!! – E.P.

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I was born in Portland, Oregon on August 21, […]

The Coalition Of Unified Men – (most annoying?) LOUIE of the Week

The past two weeks have hectic, chaotic and otherwise pre-occupied at LOUIE Central. I don’t feel like sharing details, but it’s been a very stressful time …

So it’s time for something out of the ordinary at the LOUIE Report. It’s time for a blog post I started, but never finished, covering the topic of […]

Box Office Poison – LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE is by a band known as Box Office Poison.

Apparently, this version of the classic Louie Louie was voted best version of the song by listeners of XFM radio. It was featured on the Box Office Poison EP entitled “Think for Yourself,” which is available on CD and digital download.

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Mississippi Fred McDowell plays “Louise” – LOUIE relative of the Week

This week, the LOUIE REPORT shares a clip of Mississippi Fred McDowell performing “Louise.”

It’s not LOUIE, but it is a LOUIE relative!

Have a fine weekend, y’all…..!!

https://youtu.be/JU_UJwN3WnE

Are you ready for the FIRST Italian LOUIE LOUIE Marathon?

I just received notice about an exciting event that’s taking place on International LOUIE LOUIE Day this year!

OrmeRadio is (reasonably) proud to host the FIRST ITALIAN LOUIE LOUIE MARATHON.

Telegraphically:

WHEN: April 11th, 2015 (International Louie Louie Day) – from 4 PM CET onwards

WHERE: Streaming on air on http://www.ormeradio.it/ and live in […]

The Arnold-Hedgecock Experience – LOUIE of the Week

Today, the LOUIE Report shares The Arnold-Hedgecock Experience recording of LOUIE LOUIE. This is a 1987 recording with Thomas K. Arnold & Roger Hedgecock.

Roger Hedgecock is a conservative talk radio host and former mayor of San Diego, California.

The Wikipedia page on Mr. Hedgecock describes how this collaboration came to be:

In […]

R.B. Firebirds (KFJC version #152) – LOUIE of the Week / KFJC Max LL database notes

This week, we share another tasty nugget from the LOUIE archives.

Back in the early 80s, there was a rockin’ little band in the San Jose area that provided some fine music in a handful of little bars. The R.B. Firebirds was a dynamic band featuring Kelly Smith, Paul “Bosco” Haggard, Tony “Butthouse” […]

A-Team Mystery Version – LOUIE of the Week

This year, we start with a mystery…

A few weeks ago, I received a email from Tobias Schmahl of Germany:

I found your Blog because it is mentioned on the German Wikipedia page about “Louie Louie”.

I would like to ask for your help concerning “Louie Louie”. Do you remember the A-Team, starring George Peppard […]