RIP: Sandy West, drummer for Runaways

From Stretch Riedle, the uber-archivist of LOUIE recordings:

Only slightly Louie Louie related but very worthy of mention:

Sandy West, the drummer for the Runaways, has died of lung cancer. She was only 47.

About 6 years or so ago I had the pleasure of meeting Sandy West. She was in northern California […]

Quite possibly, the first MySpace LOUIE LOUIE page?

Fellow LOUIE appreciator David Hartwig wrote to tell me of what could very well be the very first MySpace LOUIE LOUIE page. I don’t know… I’m not following the MySpace buzz, but this does seem to be a fairly decent tribute to the coolest garage rock song of all time. It’s in French, so French-illiterates […]