RIP: Leonard Nimoy (Star Trek actor, musician, multi-talented human)

On Friday as I began my day checking email and info feeds via social media, I was alerted to the sad news of the loss of legendary actor Leonard Nimoy.

One of the first things I saw was the Facebook posting of George Takei, a fellow Star Trek alumni.

I saw a […]

LOUIE LOUIE Leonard Cohen – Five Degrees of LOUIE

Last year, I shared my thoughts on the “Five Degrees of LOUIE LOUIE” concept … which borrows from the “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” … but with one less step.

My friend Clay Stabler utilized this concept for linking Leonard Cohen to the LOUIE universe…

Louie Louie –à Leonard Cohen

1. Don Gallucci was […]

FBI LOUIE LOUIE investigation – the Tampa connection

The Tampa Tribune paid tribute to the FBI LOUIE LOUIE investigation this week, reminding the world that Florida paid an essential part of the LOUIE LOUIE legend.

Blame that teacher in Sarasota for writing that letter to RFK….

Read all about it at…

Tampa FBI agents helped turn ‘Louie Louie’ into legend

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The Arnold-Hedgecock Experience – LOUIE of the Week

Today, the LOUIE Report shares The Arnold-Hedgecock Experience recording of LOUIE LOUIE. This is a 1987 recording with Thomas K. Arnold & Roger Hedgecock.

Roger Hedgecock is a conservative talk radio host and former mayor of San Diego, California.

The Wikipedia page on Mr. Hedgecock describes how this collaboration came to be:

In […]

James Williamson w/ Jello Biafra, Alison Mosshart – LOUIE of the Week

Here’s another one for the LOUIE archives – James Williamson of The Stooges did a solo show at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles last month. As fate would have it, the last song of the show was THE SONG!

He is joined by Jello Biafra, Alison Mosshart, Carolyn Wonderland and other assorted all-stars

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Blast from Past – KQAK visits KFJC Max LOUIE

Thanks to my friend Jennifer of Radiosurvivor, I found this cool archival photo on Facebook!

This is Belle Nolan and Mike Koste of KQAK (aka The Quake) visiting the KFJC Maximum Louie Louie Marathon that began on August 19, 1983. Over the course of 63+ hours, KFJC played over 800 different versions. This photo […]

Lazymouth – LOUIE of the Week

This week, the LOUIE of the Week award goes to a band known as Lazymouth, based in Sarnia, a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.

They’ve got an interesting groove and they’ve written some original songs in the town they call the “Chemical Valley,” which they describe as being “very unique, beautiful and ugly […]