Ike Turner “The New Breed Part 2”- LOUIE relative of the Week

This week, it’s another LOUIE relative – not quite a full LOUIE, but close enough so that it feels it’s part of the LOUIE family.

The track is called “The New Breed Part 2” and it was recorded by Ike Turner & His Kings Of Rhythm in Los Angeles, 1965, released on the Sue […]

Mississippi Fred McDowell plays “Louise” – LOUIE relative of the Week

This week, the LOUIE REPORT shares a clip of Mississippi Fred McDowell performing “Louise.”

It’s not LOUIE, but it is a LOUIE relative!

Have a fine weekend, y’all…..!!

https://youtu.be/JU_UJwN3WnE

Rolling Stones “Hang On Sloopy” – LOUIE mutant of the Week

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 […]

Thinking about “Sloopy” – a LOUIE relative

Some of you may be asking….. “What’s all this about LOUIE? What about SLOOPY?”

Luckily, History’s Dumpster (a website) has something about that very song.

There actually was a real person named “Sloopy.”

Read the details over at…

http://historysdumpster.blogspot.com/2014/11/hang-on-sloopy.html

Speaking of Sloopy, here’s a version you might have missed, originally posted to […]

Roy Loney & Phantom Movers w/ Russell Quan “Wooly Bully” = LOUIE (relative) of the Week

This week’s LOUIE is not really LOUIE. It’s what you’d call a LOUIE relative. Different groove, different song, but it feels related in some manner to LOUIE LOUIE, even if I can’t put my finger on it…

Roy Loney & Phantom Movers with special guest vocalist Russell Quan rip it up on “Wooly Bully” […]

Happy 80th Birthday for Sophia Loren – LOUIE (cousin) of the Week

A few days ago, legendary actress Sophia Loren celebrated her 80th birthday. As big fans of this very talented lady, we celebrate her life, legacy and longevity!

As I listened to some of the music she released as a musical recording artist, there was one song in particular that leaped out to me…

“Zoo […]

James Henry & Olympics – Sloopy (LOUIE-mutant) of the Week

This week, the LOUIE of the Week spotlight goes out to a song that’s not quite LOUIE, but a close relative of the song… a variation that we in the LOUIE circle would refer to as a “LOUIE Mutant.”

It’s also an extra special tribute to our friend John Thoennes, who just passed away recently. […]