Fink Ployd – (Dark Side of the) LOUIE of the Week

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Here’s a super-rare version of LOUIE LOUIE that very few people have ever heard.

This is “Dark Side of the LOUIE” by a band known as “Fink Ployd.”

I have NO idea who these people are, but I do know they submitted this recording for the infamous KFJC Maximum LOUIE LOUIE Marathon that […]

Hail Hail David Jester and the Jesterfest!

This week, we want to tip our hat to David Jester of Portland, Oregon, who’s spent many years documenting the music scene of Portland, which included producing a cable television program in conjunction with the TWO LOUIES magazine. David is currently dealing with the big challenge of preserving his video archive, and he decided […]

The release of Ed’s Inner Space

It’s time for a little non-LOUIE news on the LOUIE REPORT blog…

Back in 2008, i worked with my friend, Emmy-award winner Alison Victor to co-produce / co-direct a short documentary about a blind sailor’s quest to use technology to see. The film entitled “Ed’s Inner Space,” had a special premiere at YURI’S NIGHT, […]

Lego Robot on Ukelele – LOUIE of the Week

Here’s the kind of LOUIE LOUIE I really love. It’s a wonderful demonstration of robotic technology and musical diversity.

Someone built and programmed a Lego Robot to perform LOUIE LOUIE on a ukelele for a Western Washington University robot competition.

Thank you Lego Robot on Ukelele – you are this week’s LOUIE of the […]

The Ross Wilson interview

On Sunday night in California, Monday afternoon in Australia, a very special interview took place for the LOUIE documentary project.

For years, I’ve been in touch with Ross Wilson. I knew about his history with him being one of, if not THE first musician in Australia to record Richard Berry‘s now-iconic melody. Ross […]

Newmarket Enrichment Band – LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE of the Week is by Newmarket Enrichment Band, arranged by Paul Jennings, who is also the conductor. This is part of a Sixties medley that includes “Louie, Louie”, “Na Na Na Na, Hey Hey, Kiss Him Goodbye” and “Born to be Wild”

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Record LOUIE LOUIE, make some money!

Here’s a project that I like a lot …

The official description from CDFreedom:

Here it is…the ongoing collection of The Kingsmen’s famous “Louie Louie” done by the masses. . Got a version you want to add (and get paid for!!!)?? Send a 192kbps MP3 and photo of your act to: [email protected] . Also […]

It’s not LOUIE-specific, but…

On Wednesday, I just finalized a deal for my first-ever VOD digital download. I am pleased to present “ED’S INNER SPACE,” a film I co- produced/ co-directed with my friend Alison Victor, is now available for digital download on IndieFlix.com

Today, Thursday, May 21…. this film gets mentioned on Oprah! Yes, Oprah…..

As the description […]

The A.P. story on Jack Ely, Louie Louie, and money from music

My sister Ann, who shares a birthday with Jack Ely, was the first one to send me this story as shared by the Baltimore Sun:

Singers tell Congress: Money (That’s What I Want) By Ryan Nakashima | The Associated Press May 4, 2009 . Jack Ely, the singer whose 1963 version of “Louie Louie” still […]

Mike’s Amazing MySpace LOUIE LOUIE List

My friend Mike Hintze assembled an incredible list of MySpace pages that feature a version of LOUIE LOUIE!

OK, here’s a little LL Day present for you all. Over the past several months, I’ve managed to find a whole bunch of new LL versions from bands’ MySpace pages. Here are the links for those pages […]