Jim Phelps & the Clandestones (KALX premiere) – LOUIE of the Week

Today, in celebration of International LOUIE LOUIE Day, we’re sharing a very special recording of LOUIE LOUIE by Jim Phelps & the Clandestones that had a special world premiere at the 1984 LOUIE marathon that took place at KALX Radio in Berkeley, California.

Last year, I was fortunate to receive some of the […]

R.Stevie Moore – LOUIE of the Week

it’s time to share a LOUIE LOUIE that doesn’t fit into the usual LOUIE LOUIE garage rock archetype.

Then again, the creator of this this week’s LOUIE is hardly the type of musician that easily fits into normal musical categories.

This week, I’m proud to point the mighty LOUIE LOUIE spotlight at the artist […]

More April Connections- Three Heroes of LOUIE

In the posting before last, I mentioned some factoids connected to the month of April. Here’s some special April days I’d like to add to the list.

Today, Thursday, April 13 is the big birthday for Dick Peterson, vocalist & drummer for the Kingsmen. April 13 is also the birthday for Duane Eddy, Jack Casady […]

Twas many years ago today…..

It was on August 19, 1983, that my life was forever changed by a LOUIE LOUIE marathon at KFJC radio.

At the time, I was attending college at both Foothill College and De Anza College, learning about film, television and radio. KFJC radio, based at Foothill College, was a major magnet for all the […]