Last week, Orme Radio of Italy celebrated International LOUIE LOUIE Day with a lively 90 minute special!
They closed the show with a wonderful LOUIE I’d never heard before – a French band known as Calamity Jeanne, the Pocket Orchestra. Here’s a little description they provided of themselves, translated by the Google Language Tools […]
Six days from now, many of us shall be celebrating International LOUIE LOUIE Day! This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the song, which was conceived by Richard Berry in 1955 (Harmony Park Ballroom, Anaheim, CA), but “given birth” with the first unveiling of the song in April 1957, when Flip Records released […]
Following up on part 1 and part 2, it’s time to return with part 3 of the big LOUIE LOUIE Club List, now expanded to include stores and defunct businesses that used the “LOUIE LOUIE” name for their business…
11. Louie Louie Record Shop (with Café) in Lisbon and Porto (Portugal)
A few days […]
Following up on the “Louie Louie Clubs of the World – part 1” post from last week, here’s the next chapter….
6. Louie Louie Burger Cafe in Kobe, Japan
Most of the information on this place is written in Japanese, but I did find an English language review by Adam Kloppenburg on their Facebook […]
Here’s something fun… my friend Clay Stabler assembled a travel list of a whole bunch of LOUIE LOUIE Clubs scattered all over the world!
Here’s the first part of his list, expanded with my own notes and whatever descriptions that I could find..
1. Bar Louie Louie in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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 […]
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 […]
Today, we bring you a band that’s NOT Motorhead, but a band that’s so good at replicating ’em that you may have to pinch yourself…
Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you Motorheadache, providing this week’s LOUIE, live at Selby!
Of course, no Motorhead tribute band worth a damn can ever NOT play […]
My friend Joe Macoll turned me onto the recording of LOUIE LOUIE by Atomic Suplex.
Here’s a little description from the band on how they came to record this song…
We don’t really do covers but when we were rehearsing for our second album a couple of years ago we did for some reason […]
This week, we point the LOUIE spotlight at a 1976 recording by a Dutch band known as Zodiac.
The band Zodiac was formed in Rotterdam (The Netherlands), featuring members of Crown’s Clan. I wasn’t able to find out details on all six of the band members, but some of the core players included vocalist […]