Iggy & Stooges 2011- LOUIE of the Week

For the first time since 1974, Iggy Pop & James Williamson performed the song “LOUIE LOUIE” as Iggy & the Stooges.

It was the final encore number of the last show of the 2011 Iggy & Stooges tour- Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA. I’ve been told by insiders […]

Danny Guy & Don’t Ask Why with Nick Choicenation – LOUIE of the Week

This week, the LOUIE of the Week spotlight is shined on Danny Guy & Don’t Ask Why featuring Nick Choicenation

This is inspired rendition that uses the Iggy Pop “American Caesar” LOUIE prototype.

This band is from the Russian town of “Северодвинск,” which translates to “Severodvinsk.”



Neil Young – a slightly recycled LOUIE of the Week to celebrate five special people!

Thanks to the silly social network known as Facebook, I’ve discovered that five friends of mine are celebrating their birthday this week. Because all five of these friends have a connection to KFJC and the big LOUIE Marathon, I thought I’d give a shout-out to ’em all at once with this little LOUIE of the […]

Spider-Man Dances to Iggy Pop’s LOUIE LOUIE at 2010 Wonder-Con – LOUIE of the Week

There are some things you don’t plan for, but they just kind of happen…

Saturday was one of those kinda days. Being the pop-culture connoisseur that I am, I made a point of going to the big Wonder-Con of San Francisco, the big annual event where comic books and comic book-inspired pop culture are fully […]

Remembering Those We Lost in 2009

As 2009 can now be considered history, I’d like to pause and reflect on those that we lost last year…

First, there’s the artists that were a direct influence on this ongoing LOUIE documentary project…

Drake Levin

It was somewhat ironic that the guitar player for “America’s answer to the Beatles” died on July […]

The Passenger- LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE highlights a video on YouTube that states simply “the passenger 1998 – louie louie live 1998”

There’s not much info in this description, but based on other videos posted by this user, I’m guessing the band is called The Passenger. You can definitely hear an Iggy Pop influence in this version.


Iggy Pop gets interviewed by Handsome Dick Manitoba

Thanks to the good people at SIRIUS (thanks, Tara), I’ve discovered a fun little LOUIE-centric clip of Iggy Pop being nterviewed by Handsome Dick Manitoba (singer with the Dictators). This little clip is part of the SIRIUS|XM Underground Garage show that will be heard in its entirety on Friday October 30 at 10 pm ET […]

More on Iggy Pop & the continuing LOUIE LOUIE connection

This week, I had about three people tell me about the use of Iggy Pop‘s “LOUIE LOUIE” in the new Michael Moore movie, “Capitalism: A Love Story.”

In today’s Detroit Metro Times, there’s a great article about Iggy & Stooges written by Bill Holdship that mentions LOUIE LOUIE a few times. Check it out… […]

James Williamson & Careless Hearts – LOUIE of the Week

For the first time in 35 years, James Williamson, returns to the stage to perform the songs he used to do with Iggy & the Stooges. The Careless Hearts are his backup band, and the venue is the Blank Club in San Jose, CA.

Me, Im just glad I was there on September 5, […]

Distyl- LOUIE of the Week

If it’s Tuesday, then it’s time to name the LOUIE of the Week. Today, the award goes to a band known as Distyl, a band from France that embraces the Iggy Pop prototype of the song.