Bellydancing to LOUIE – LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE is a very special dance performance by one of the great emerging young dancers!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmj64i0inqE

The Cover Story – a documentary on album cover art

http://www.thecoverstoryalbumart.com/

For those that love album cover artwork, I’d like to recommend a new documentary entitled “The Cover Story.”

Artists, photographers, models and musicians share some great stories behind the process of creating artwork for various album covers. There’s a lot of famous creative people in this documentary, and there’s also some relative […]

The Loose Lugnuts – LOUIE of the Week

This week, the LOUIE is a mash-up of THE SONG with “The Pusher,” a timeless Steppenwolf song. The band is The Loose Lugnuts and they’re playing something called the “Thirsty Beaver 5th Anniversary Party.”

It’s a rather dark video, but I love the groove of this medley/mashup!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2uF_EW3q4E

RIP: Michelle Costa, friend of the LOUIE project

Last week, we’ve lost our friend Michelle Costa, who passed away on January 13th at the age of 47 years old.

I met Michelle 10 years ago. She lived within a mile from my post office box in Santa Clara, CA for most of her entire life, but I didn’t make a connection […]

Sounds Orchestral – LOUIE of the Week

This week, we showcase of a vintage LOUIE LOUIE from the past.

The band is Sounds Orchestral, and this recording is from their 1970 LP, “Good Morning Starshine.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKsb66u8dq0

The Other Guys – LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE is by an obscure Canadian group known as The Other Guys, courtesy of Music Archives of Durham Region.

The Other Guys formed in Oshawa in 1978. The band’s live material contained many covers of tunes of bands from the early 60’s British Mod & R&B scene, as well as newer English […]

Richard Berry, Ry Cooder & Steve Douglas in 1990 – LOUIE of the Week

The year was 1990. It was a special private party hosted by John Goddard for friends and family of Village Music of Mill Valley, California.

A couple of nights before this show, I picked up Richard Berry at the Amtrak station in San Jose. I took him over to visit Bob Sidebottom‘s Comic Collector […]