Zodiac (Dutch Glam Rock Disco) – LOUIE of the Week

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 […]

The Stabilisers + Armitage Shanks “Louie Louie Music” – LOUIE of Week

My friend Joe Maccoll shared some information about a song called “Louie Louie Music,” which was covered by his band the Stabilisers.

The original version of the song was done by Armitage Shanks!

https://youtu.be/w-1pkgBhA1Y

(YouTube description) Louie Louie Music by Armitage Shanks from the album Louie Louie Music EP Released 2012-05-18 on Little Teddy […]

Alexander Surmont of Belgium – LOUIE of the Week

This week, I’m going to do a little bit of recycling.

This week, the world is thinking about Belgium after the awful incident in Brussels.

Last year, around this time, I shared a clip that featured a performance by my friend Alexander Surmont of Belgium. He did a wonderful Italian version of LOUIE LOUIE […]

RIP: David Bowie (aka Davie Jones) – LOUIE of the Week

Once upon a time in 1964, a 17 year old teenager named David Robert Jones began his musical recording career with a band called Davie Jones with the King Bees. Their initial record was a 45rpm single that featured “Li’l Liza Jane”, an old standard on the A-Side.

For the B-Side, the band covered […]

Jacknicholson (the band) – LOUIE of the Week

The week, we shine the mighty LOUIE spotlight on “Jacknicholson” – the band, not the actor. This one one features my pal Joe MacColl.

Jacknicholson was a UK rock and roll band from Peterborough Cambridgeshire,from 1990-94,members Joe MacColl on drums, Dean Nichols on vocals, Andy Donovan on bass,and Kev Murphy on guitar.

Joe told […]

Julian Cope & Ian McCulloch in 1978 – LOUIE of the Week

Another LOUIE LOUIE rarity discovered on YouTube:

This is the only copy of a recording of a band called “Uh?” which consisted of Julian Cope (vocals on this track), before he formed The Teardrop Explodes, and Ian McCulloch (playing a melodica), before he formed Echo and the Bunnymen, along with other band members (Dave […]

Revisiting the Italian LOUIE Marathon – LOUIE of the Month!!

After the very successful launch of the first Italian LOUIE LOUIE Marathon that took place a few weeks ago on International LOUIE LOUIE Day, I thought it’d be fun to invite organizer Riccardo Lancioni to share his thoughts on producing this special event.

Usually, every week, I point the LOUIE spotlight at a special […]

Alexander Surmont – Italian LOUIE of the Week

With three days before the very FIRST Italian LOUIE LOUIE Marathon, the time was right to share a very cool Italian version of the song, which far as I know, has NEVER been shared publicly!

Alexander Surmont of Belgium provided a magnificent Italian language version of LOUIE LOUIE for the LOUIE LOUIE documentary project […]

A Portuguesse overview of LOUIE LOUIE

Here’s a Portuguesse overview of LOUIE LOUIE, courtesy of Blog Por Dentro do Assunto!

https://youtu.be/asKBi4GAShY

Are you ready for the FIRST Italian LOUIE LOUIE Marathon?

I just received notice about an exciting event that’s taking place on International LOUIE LOUIE Day this year!

OrmeRadio is (reasonably) proud to host the FIRST ITALIAN LOUIE LOUIE MARATHON.

Telegraphically:

WHEN: April 11th, 2015 (International Louie Louie Day) – from 4 PM CET onwards

WHERE: Streaming on air on http://www.ormeradio.it/ and live in […]