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 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.
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 [...]
“A Little Sea Shanty” is the way Barry Curtis liked to describe it.
Along with Freddie Dennis, Andy Parypa and Steve Peterson, they are a mixture of former and current members of the Kingsmen (and one former member of the Sonics) performing live at Ted Brown Music Outreach “Bands for a Benefit” at [...]
Whenever possible, I try to find a distinctly unique version of the song LOUIE LOUIE for the ongoing weekly showcase at this LOUIE blog of mine.
This week is one of those special moments that make me go “AHA!” It’s not only a very different sounding version, using AutoTune (or similar technology) electronic [...]
This week, we celebrate the essence of LOUIE LOUIE with INTERNATIONAL LOUIE LOUIE DAY on Thursday, April 11th.
Julian Savage assembled a nice little video compilation to celebrate this very special day, using pieces of different LOUIE LOUIE recordings and fun little dance sequences from various movies and television shows.
We’ll use [...]