Here’s the first LOUIE of Week for 2017 – The Dizzy Brains live at TransMusicales 2015.
According to their YouTube description, this was their first-ever concert outside their native country of Madagascar.
Visit their official website at: www.thedizzybrains.ml
The full video of the concert is available at: http://concert.arte.tv/fr/soiree-du-4-decembre-2015-aux-trans-musicales
You can find some more […]
Yes, once again… its that special time of the year!
Celebrating the spirit of Christmas and the always-relevent theme of recycling, we bring you a semi-modern classic holiday LOUIE mutant-bastard recording by one of our favorite musical pranksters, the legendary Mojo Nixon!
Happy Holidays from LouieLouie.net!
It’s time to point the mighty LOUIE LOUIE spotlight at an oldie but goodie….
Stiv Bators (aka Steven John Bator), the singer from The Dead Boys and The Lords of the New Church, who lived from October 22, 1949 until June 4, 1990, once recorded an inspired version of LOUIE LOUIE, which used different […]
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, 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 […]
This week, the LOUIE spotlight is pointed at Dave Kline and The Report for their performance of LOUIE LOUIE at the Muhlenberg River Fest 2016 in Reading, Pennsylvania.
This week, The Blues Poets get the LOUIE spotlight with their special version of the song.
Here’s their band statement, shared via their YouTube page:
The band in one, two – hey are survivors, musicians who are still performing what they choose to perform; a mix of blues, soul and r ‘n’ b […]
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 […]
This week, the LOUIE spotlight is pointed at the 1968 (?) recording of LOUIE LOUIE by Ike and Tina Turner. It’s a powerful version of the song, and one that I’d consider one of the Essential LOUIE LOUIE recordings!
I’m not sure whether this version was first released as a 45 single or an […]