This week, we celebrate a LOUIE by Madeleine & the Fighting Pandas, live at the House of Blues on April 28, 2013
Here’s another performance of the song by Madeline, aka Mad. This one’s live at 27 Live on May 2, 2013
A tip of the hat goes out [...]
Joey Covington, a drummer with Jefferson Airplane and founding member of Hot Tuna, has passed away at the age of 67 years old. Apparently, he died in automobile accident in Palm Springs, California, where he’d been living for the past few years.
While I’ve met various members of Jefferson Airplane, and worked on [...]
This week, the LOUIE spotlight is pointed at Lulu’s Marble, a band from Japan that existed between 1994-1999.
Nippop.com provided an excellent overview of the band:
Lulu’s Marble was one of a long line of Japanese girl bands. Like so many others, they effectively worked the juxtaposition of cute looks and trashy [...]
Here’s a nice little story about a new art installation at a Federal building in Portland, Oregon = the town where the Kingsmen recorded LOUIE LOUIE, courtesy of OregonLive.com:
May 29, 2013 – Portland, OR – Artist Tim Bavington turned sound waves from the song “Louie Louie” by The Kingsmen into a colorful [...]
Here’s a fun little LOUIE performed by the Astroze band at the Fairhaven Festival 2013, combined with with little jam inspired by the spirit of Jimi Hendrix.
The FBI investigation of LOUIE LOUIE has received a lot of extra attention this week with the recent Smithsonian article on the subject, as summarized by Daily Caller:
What you may not know is that person responsible for setting off the investigation — which, amazingly, lasted two long years — appears to have [...]
It was a very sad Monday when we learned that we lost Ray Manzarek to cancer. That very same morning, one of my old friends, Mike Sullivan, lost his wife Lori to cancer. A few weeks earlier, another friend of mine underwent some major surgery to remove his cancer-infected jaw. It seems like [...]
This week, from Australia, it’s the Rockets taking the LOUIE of the Week spotlight!
This performance was captured sometime in the early 1980s at the Melbourne Hotel in Perth!
This week, we point the LOUIE spotlight at what my fellow LOUIE enthusiasts in the LLAMAS community refer to as a “LOUIE Mutant” or a “LOUIE Clone” – a song that isn’t technically LOUIE, but one contains so much in common with LOUIE LOUIE that it feels like a blood relative.
The song [...]
From the YouTube description….
In 1979, Black Flag played their first show at Moose Lodge 1873 in Redondo Beach, California. Last night, more than 34 years later, Flag — a group comprised of former members Keith Morris (vocals), Chuck Dukowski (bass), Dez Cadena (guitar/vocals) and Bill Stevenson (drums), with Descendents/All guitarist Stephen Egerton [...]