Happy Day- Iggy Pop and Stretch Riedle!

OK, if either one of you two guy want to spend all day lounging around in your birthday suit, I guess it’s OK….

RIP: Stephen Furst, aka Flounder of Animal House

Stephen Furst, the actor that played Kent “Flounder” Dorfman in the iconic comedy film National Lampoon’s Animal House, passed away on June 16, 2017

Our friend + LOUIE advisor Stretch Riedle wrote:

“He stopped flopping around and went to the great fishing hole in the sky.”

Rest in peace, Flounder!

(Yes, this […]

RIP: Jack Ely, original lead singer of the Kingsmen

Jack Ely, the original lead singer on the most popular version ever recorded of the song LOUIE LOUIE, died this week at his home in Oregon.

Jack was a member of the Kingsmen, but he left the band not long after recording the song, and never had the opportunity to rejoin the band after […]

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 […]

A-Team Mystery Version – LOUIE of the Week

This year, we start with a mystery…

A few weeks ago, I received a email from Tobias Schmahl of Germany:

I found your Blog because it is mentioned on the German Wikipedia page about “Louie Louie”.

I would like to ask for your help concerning “Louie Louie”. Do you remember the A-Team, starring George Peppard […]

Fink Ployd – (Dark Side of the) LOUIE of the Week

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Here’s a super-rare version of LOUIE LOUIE that very few people have ever heard.

This is “Dark Side of the LOUIE” by a band known as “Fink Ployd.”

I have NO idea who these people are, but I do know they submitted this recording for the infamous KFJC Maximum LOUIE LOUIE Marathon that […]

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 […]

Six days ’til LOUIE Day….

Just a little reminder ….. there’s six more days before “International LOUIE LOUIE Day!”

There will be a 4 hour radio show on International LOUIE LOUIE Day – Monday, April 11 at 7 pm – 11 pm (west coast California time). The radio station is KFJC Radio, 89.7 FM, which can be heard via internet […]

Radio Radio!

Here’s something I’ll be participating in…

KFJC PRESENTS: The Return of the Invasion of MAXIMUM LOUIE LOUIE (a celebration of International LOUIE LOUIE Day)

Monday, April 11 7 pm – 11 pm (west coast California time)

featuring Eric Predoehl (pronounced “pre-dell”), producer /director of the upcoming “Meaning of LOUIE” documentary, Jeff “Stretch” Riedle and Frank […]

Frank Zappa and LOUIE LOUIE

FRANK ZAPPA and “LOUIE LOUIE”

(This was originally part of an article originally written for SOCIETY PAGES fanzine in 1996, and has since been altered a few times as more information is discovered about this subject)

Of all artists to ever perform the song “LOUIE LOUIE,” no other artist has performed it in so […]