Yes, once again… its that special time of the year!
Celebrating the spirit of Christmas and the always-relevent theme of recycling, we bring you a semi-modern classic holiday LOUIE mutant-bastard recording by one of our favorite musical pranksters, the legendary Mojo Nixon!
Happy Holidays from LouieLouie.net!
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!
(YouTube description) Louie Louie Music by Armitage Shanks from the album Louie Louie Music EP Released 2012-05-18 on Little Teddy […]
Jim Manolides has left the land of the living.
I asked my friend Barry Curtis of the Kingsmen (now retired) and the Daily Flash, to share a few words..
We are incomplete without Jimmy.
He was a walking Northwest music history encyclopedia. He knew virtually everyone from those 50’s ~ 70’s glory days. He […]
This week, the mighty LOUIE spotlight is pointed on a performance from the Steve Mackay memorial concert last weekend.
In this clip, Jello Biafra joins the The Hampton Wicks for an performance of “Have Love Love Will Travel” – Richard Berry‘s own sequel / clone to his LOUIE LOUIE composition.
This all took place […]
Time for a little flashback.. or as they say in ye onine social networks, a “Throwback Thursday”…..
I’ve been shooting videos for quite a few years. One of the things I’m rather proud of is the fact I was able to capture what i’ve been told is the only footage of the band known as […]
Less than a year ago, we showcased a version of “Smells Like LOUIE LOUIE” – an inspired mashup by Jeff & the R.F.s, fusing the Richard Berry song with a familiar Nirvana ditty. That particular version was created for the 2007 LOUIE Fest of Tacoma.
It’s 2015, and my friend Ron Fowler, leader of […]
Here’s a special treat for my Hoosier friends!
“Hang On Sloopy” is a close relative of LOUIE LOUIE. We haven’t quite figured out the best way to define the bloodline but there’s a connection that cannot be denied – three chords, a catchy groove and a dedicated group of supporters anxious to embrace it […]
On the heels of Jack Ely‘s passing, we have another loss in the LOUIE Universe.
Errol Brown of the band Hot Chocolate, had liver cancer and passed away at the age of 71 years old at his home in the Bahamas.
Errol Brown, along with Tony Wilson, wrote and sang the song “Brother Louie,” […]
My friend Hawkeye Jose Scott shared this week’s LOUIE…
At long last, my cousin’s novelty 45 from 1959 is now available! The Strangers – Crab Louie (Christy 107)
This is certainly an interesting one, which came out two years after Richard Berry’s original LOUIE LOUIE recording in 1957.
It was originally released on the Cristy […]
My friend Clay Stabler shared this one with me!
This one is new to me: “Bragg Jack” by the French group Mano Negra from their 1988 Patchanka LP — named by the French edition of Rolling Stone as the 32nd greatest French album of all time! Who knew? Definitely a LL descendent with the […]