Happy 90th Birthday Chuck Berry – Pre-LOUIE of the Week

Today, we celebrate Chuck Berry‘s 90th birthday, who’s still rockin’ live for fans all over the world!

For the record, Chuck Berry is definitely NOT related to Richard Berry, author of the song “LOUIE LOUIE.” That being said, there was one particular song that Chuck wrote and released in 1956 that may have had […]

Havana Moon – Pre-LOUIE of the Week

To celebrate today’s historic announcement about normalization of relationships between the United States and Cuba, I’m posting a song that many folks have considered a “Pre-LOUIE song” = something that might have influenced Richard Berry in his composition of “LOUIE LOUIE.”

As the YouTube clip points out, “Havana Moon” was released as a 78rpm […]