I cannot count how many times I’ve heard the phrase “Eric, you’re going to have to finish that LOUIE LOUIE film.” Frankly, I’m getting tired of hearing this, and if all the people that made those comments would have actually made a contribution to the cause, then perhaps I would have finished this project [...]
Here’s details on the official Dirk Dirksen memorial:
Dirk Dirksen, the beloved and often despised “Pope of Punk” requests, no, DEMANDS, your attendance at his memorial Saturday December 2, 2006 at 11am -1pm
All friends, fiends and family are invited (required) to attend a non-denominational, non-traditional, non-conformist, well a, non-normal memorial to our [...]
The LOUIE REPORT just lost another great ally. Dirk Dirksen, San Francisco’s own “pope of punk” has passed away. Apparently, he died in his sleep Sunday night/Monday morning.
Dirk was the most influential music promoter during the heyday of punk rock in San Francisco. In 1976, Dirk began booking punk and new music [...]
This Friday, I’m going to be a guest on a special Rock and Roll Lawyer radio show that’s being broadcast from WPON-AM 1460 in Detroit, Michigan. It’s going to be a one hour show all about the legal aspects of the song LOUIE LOUIE, featuring myself, Eric Predoehl, producer-director of the upcoming MEANING OF [...]
Courtesy of Krista, a link from TMZ.com
Demi Moore sings a version of the Richard Berry classic, “Louie Louie,” in former flame Emilio Estevez‘s highly anticipated political drama, “Bobby.” Not known for her vocal abilities, listening to her sing this track might surprise you. And yes, TMZ has confirmed, it’s really Demi singing. Cool!
Dave Marsh just sent me a package of CHEWY LOUIE dog bones, which is a very cool product with a cool name.
Here’s a photo of the product, accompanied by the amazing Bubba, a fox terrorist terrier that I live with. So far, I haven’t opened the package yet, so Bubba is actually [...]
Dave Alvin has always been one of those guys that recognized the essence of “roots.” His music, both solo and collaborative, be it with The Blasters, the Pleasure Barons, the Knitters, and the various other musicians he’s worked with over the years, was always one that recognized the legacy of rich traditions associated [...]
There’s a saying that if you live every day as if it were your last, then eventually you will actually be proven correct. There is no permanence in life, as every living creature is merely a temporary vessel on this great planet Earth.
Yesterday was one of those days where I reflected on [...]