LOUIE LOUIE as an art installation in Federal building

Here’s a nice little story about a new art installation at a Federal building in Portland, Oregon = the town where the Kingsmen recorded LOUIE LOUIE, courtesy of OregonLive.com:

May 29, 2013 – Portland, OR – Artist Tim Bavington turned sound waves from the song “Louie Louie” by The Kingsmen into a colorful sculpture […]

The Astroze – Hendrix jam/ LOUIE of the Week

Here’s a fun little LOUIE performed by the Astroze band at the Fairhaven Festival 2013, combined with with little jam inspired by the spirit of Jimi Hendrix.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMHYzpnwc0o

The FBI Investigation Revisted….

The FBI investigation of LOUIE LOUIE has received a lot of extra attention this week with the recent Smithsonian article on the subject, as summarized by Daily Caller:

What you may not know is that person responsible for setting off the investigation — which, amazingly, lasted two long years — appears to have been […]

RIP: Ray Manzarek of the Doors – LOUIE of the Week

It was a very sad Monday when we learned that we lost Ray Manzarek to cancer. That very same morning, one of my old friends, Mike Sullivan, lost his wife Lori to cancer. A few weeks earlier, another friend of mine underwent some major surgery to remove his cancer-infected jaw. It seems like no […]

The Rockets – LOUIE of the Week

This week, from Australia, it’s the Rockets taking the LOUIE of the Week spotlight!

This performance was captured sometime in the early 1980s at the Melbourne Hotel in Perth!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJz-OR5y19w

Rue ’66 “Roller Girl” – LOUIE of the Week

This week, we point the LOUIE spotlight at what my fellow LOUIE enthusiasts in the LLAMAS community refer to as a “LOUIE Mutant” or a “LOUIE Clone” – a song that isn’t technically LOUIE, but one contains so much in common with LOUIE LOUIE that it feels like a blood relative.

The song is […]