Andy Doolan and his ukelele – LOUIE of the Week

Andy Doolan of the U.K. provides a charming little version of LOUIE LOUIE on ukelele for this week’s LOUIE!

Lulu’s Marble – LOUIE of the Week

This week, the LOUIE spotlight is pointed at Lulu’s Marble, a band from Japan that existed between 1994-1999. 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 garage […]

The Rockets – LOUIE of the Week

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!

Rue ’66 “Roller Girl” – LOUIE of the Week

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 is […]

killthewaves = LOUIE of the Week

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 effects […]

Yes, today is….

For those of you that might have forgotten, today, April 11, is International Louie Louie Day!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1963 recording of the Kingsmen’s recording!

Here’s a recycled snippet of a comic strip created 6 years ago…

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Celebrating All Things LOUIE- LOUIE of the Week

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 […]

Pedrito Ramirez con los Yogis – LOUIE of the Week

This week, we celebrate Pedrito Ramirez con los Yogis (Discos Angelo 1965) from Los Angeles, California

The Brigantes’ 5446-Louie medley- LOUIE of the Week

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 by […]

Psycho Frog – LOUIE of the Week

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!