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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This week, we celebrate LOUIE LOUIE by the Electrical Banana Band!
Here’s a clip of the band performing LOUIE LOUIE at Colonial Heritage Club’s Ballroom on January 25, 2013 in Williamsburg, VA
It’s time for a completely different LOUIE! This week, we point the mighty LOUIE spotlight on The Briganes, a Ska/Reggae/Ska-Punk musical group from From Halifax, West Yorkshire, England.
This version is a medley mash-up of a Toots & Maytals composition “54-46 Was My Number” and Richard Berry‘s “LOUIE LOUIE,” which was also covered [...]
This week, we celebrate LOUIE by Psycho Frog, a band from Italy.
How could I not love a band with a name like that?
Anyways, here’s Psycho Frog – playing LOUIE LOUIE live at some place called Triggianello, which looks like someone’s garage, or maybe even a living room!