Happy Birthday Patti Smith – LOUIE of the Week

On December 30, 1946, Patricia Lee Smith was born in Chicago. This woman grew up to become Patti Smith – the writer, poet and rock music legend that we are all very fond of over at the LouieLouie.net headquarters.

As 2013 comes to a close, we’d like to celebrate with the music of Patti […]

Mojo Nixon “Christmas Christmas” – LOUIE of the Week

Today on Christmas Eve, we celebrate the season with a timeless Mojo Nixon clip from the LouieLouie.net archives!

Happy Holidays from LouieLouie.net!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0Ou3sLcP7g

Green Air – LOUIE of the Week

It’s December, a week and a day before Christmas. Holiday shoppers are in force, exchanging little green pieces of paper to buy gifts for family and friends.

“Green Air” is not only a state of being, but also a name of a band that performs this week’s LOUIE LOUIE.

In this video clip, Green […]

RIP: Joe Bihari, co-founder of Modern Records

Joe Bihari, the last surviving member of the Bihari brothers, recently passed away on November 28th at the age of 88 years old.

Richard Berry, Howlin’ Wolf, BB King, Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Ike Turner, Elmore James and Little Richard were all musicians signed by the Bihari brothers during the early stages of […]

The Gurus – LOUIE of the Week

Would you believe there’s a 1966 version of LOUIE that I never heard until recently? It’s true – I just discovered a version by The Gurus, thanks to my friend Howard. Apparently it was going to be released on United Artists label, but didn’t happen for whatever reason…

I love the approach on this […]

RIP: Dick Dodd of The Standells, LOUIE of the Week

Dick Dodd, vocalist and drummer for The Standells for their 1966 hit recording “Dirty Water,” has died at the age of 68 years old. He had been admitted to a hospital in Orange Country for stage 4 cancer, where he passed away.

Jonny Whiteside provided an excellent biographical overview of Dick Dodd at LA […]