Steve Plunkett – LOUIE of the Week

As a dedicated archivist, I spent some serious time browsing through record stores, looking for obscure recordings of LOUIE LOUIE. During the 1990s, there were a healthy handful of contemporary LOUIE LOUIE recordings I’d see on a regular basis in the various stores I’d visit.

One of those recordings was done by Steve Plunkett, a […]

Synth pop Louie- LOUIE of the Week

Time for a blast from the past….

My friend Michael “Mickey Dreadlocks” Dresbach recently shared a special LOUIE LOUIE he recorded for the KFJC Maximum LOUIE LOUIE marathon of 1983. This is one of the handful of LOUIEs that he recorded for this event.

Michael not only recorded some different LOUIEs for the event, he […]

The Kent Morrill tribute show – LOUIE of the Week

A few weeks ago, there was a big send-off for Kent Morrill of the Fabulous Wailers. Various friends gathered for a big tribute concert in Tacoma, Washington, singing songs made popular by the Wailers, and a lot of favorite rock and roll melodies that Kent would have appreciated.

I was fortunate to attend this event, […]

Little Bill Engelhart (2011) – LOUIE of the Week

Last week, I made a trek to Tacoma for the big Kent Morrill tribute concert that took place at the Temple Theatre. I gave myself a week in town, and had an absolute blast, seeing old friends, visiting favorite stomping grounds, enjoying some superb musical performances, and otherwise having a grand time in Tacoma-land.

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Cast Your Fate To the Wind / Louie Louie by Stewart & Gaskin – LOUIE of Week

Today, I’m in transit, flying from San Jose to Tacoma, with a stop over in Portland, where I’m now typing up this blog posting courtesy of the free airport WiFi service. This week, I’ll be in the Tacoma /Seattle area, attending the Kent Morrill memorial on Wednesday, as well as meeting up with a lot […]