“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 [...]
If I were in the Seattle area this weekend, I would definitely be at the Highway 99 Blues Club on Sunday night.
Photographer Jini Dellaccio is the subject of a new documentary entitled “Her Aim Is True,” and Sunday is the big night for a benefit concert featuring Northwest music legends Merrilee Rush, [...]
Some of you may be asking “Who are the Sacred Cows?…. and WHAT was their connection to the LOUIE LOUIE universe?”
Luckily, Michael Davies shared an insightful comment to set the record straight …
I have been a fan of the Wailers for many years and believe that Episode 15 of Season Three [...]
When I embarked on this documentary project of mine, a bunch of people in the Pacific Northwest told me “Ya gotta interview Kearney Barton!”
I’m so very glad I took their advice.
Kearney Barton recording engineer for many great bands of the Pacific Northwest, has passed away on January 17 at the age [...]
Jim Valley is what you’d call a “Northwest LOUIE LOUIE veteran.” Born in Tacoma, Washington, Jim joined the Viceroys during high school, playing guitar on the 1963 regional hit “Granny’s Pad.” In 1965 Valley joined Don & the Goodtimes, a Portland band formed by Don Gallucci, the original keyboardist for the Kingsmen. In [...]
A few weeks ago, there was a big send-off for Kent Morrill of the Fabulous Wailers. Various friends gathered for a big tribute concert in Tacoma, Washington, singing songs made popular by the Wailers, and a lot of favorite rock and roll melodies that Kent would have appreciated.
I was fortunate to attend this [...]
Last week, I made a trek to Tacoma for the big Kent Morrill tribute concert that took place at the Temple Theatre. I gave myself a week in town, and had an absolute blast, seeing old friends, visiting favorite stomping grounds, enjoying some superb musical performances, and otherwise having a grand time in [...]
Next week, there’s going to be a memorial concert for Kent Morrill. I’m recycling the press release from the Fabulous Wailers.com page:
Wailers Concert for Kent May 4, 2011 Wednesday Time: 7:00 PM ‘til 11:00 PM
Temple Theatre – Main Room 47 Saint Helens Ave. Tacoma, WA 98402-2612 253-272-2042
One of the “Boys [...]