RIP: Lady Bo (short version)

I received word that Lady Bo (Peggy Jones Malone), whose band backed up Richard Berry and Jack Ely at the KFJC Maximum LOUIE LOUIE marathon, has passed away. I will be sharing more words and a video tribute within the few days My heart goes out to her husband / musical partner Wally Malone with […]

KFJC Maximum LOUIE memories – LOUIE of the Month

Today is the big anniversary for the KFJC Maximum LOUIE LOUIE Marathon = the event that sparked the documentary project and subsequent webpage you’re viewing right now. For 63 hours, this song was played with over 800 unique versions of the song. Can you believe it all started on August 19, 1983? How many years […]

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 was […]

RIP: Paul Revere, rock ‘n’ roll legend – LOUIE of the Week

Very sad news in the rock ‘n’ roll universe with the passing of our friend Paul Revere. My friend Phil “Fang” Volk sent me this sad news on Saturday night: Dear Friends, Very sad news…Paul Revere passed away today at 2:45pm surrounded by his wife and a few close relatives and friends. He died peacefully […]