Cassady’s Hammer – LOUIE of the Week

Today is the birthday for my friend Jeff “Stretch” Riedle, the man whose antics inspired the infamous KFJC Maximum LOUIE LOUIE marathon, and the big LOUIE LOUIE documentary project which this website is all about. Today, Stretch... Read more →

The Cramps 1981 – LOUIE of the Week

The recent death of Lux Interior of the Cramps still weighs heavily at LOUIE Central, as do more deaths than I care to think about. Some close friends of mine have also lost some dear people in their lives, and my heart goes out to them. At... Read more →

The Shockwaves live in 1999 – LOUIE of the Week

It’s winter time in the United States, and folks are looking for some warmth during cold times. I thought to myself… why not provide a little glimmer of summertime to warm the spirits of my friends in cyberspace? Today, I’m... Read more →

Notes from a fellow archivist

(Here’s a little email that I found in my email box that I felt was worth sharing with others….) So, I have this weird hobby. I became interested with a single song and the many different versions of it. I began collecting the different... Read more →

Random thoughts on a special anniversary date

Today is a very special date for me, this LOUIE project, and the LOUIE universe. My friend Stretch Riedle sent out a little email reminder today at the LOUIE PARTY Yahoo group: On August 19th, 1983, at 6:00pm [it was a Friday] I sat in the... Read more →

The World’s Largest Record Collection?

Thanks to BoingBoing, I found out about an intriguing sale on eBay. From Thomas Edison to American Idol, this is the complete history of the music that shaped and defined five generations. 3 million records and 300,000 CDs containing more... Read more →
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