RIP: Mitch Miller, the Anti-LOUIE

Mitch Miller, the man who popularized sing-along performances before the invention of karaoke, has passed away at the age of 99 years old. He was was an American musician, singer, conductor, record producer, A&R man and record company executive. He was considered one of the most influential figures in American popular music during the […]

The Shockwaves 1999 beach performance – LOUIE of the Week

Today, the second day of August, we’re going to celebrate the birthday of Joe Kelly, one of the two original guitarists of the Shockwaves, a Bay Area surf band that became active in the 1980s. This 1999 performance was probably the last time the band did anything together before the members drifted apart. This was […]