On Saturday, January 22, Don Wilson, a founding member of the Ventures, died at the age of 88 at his home in Tacoma, Washington. The Ventures were formed in 1958 in Tacoma by Don Wilson and Bob Bogle. Within a few years, Nokie Edwards would be recruited to join the band, followed by Mel […]
We recently lost yet another fine individual that’s collaborated with the LOUIE documentary project. Paul Harris, an exceptional photographer with a long career of documenting a ton of rock and roll, blues, R&B, country and rockabilly music performances, passed away after a long illness on April 12th, a few days short of his 81st […]
Today is April 11 – International LOUIE LOUIE Day!
Richard Berry, author of this song, would have been 86 years old today.
Last night at KFJC radio, the place where the Maximum LOUIE LOUIE marathon (63 hours, over 800 unique versions) took place many years ago, there was a re-broadcast of a 4 hour […]
Today is April 6th, which means we’ve got 5 more days before International LOUIE LOUIE Day!
Tomorrow – Wednesday, April 7th, you can get into the spirit of LOUIE LOUIE Day at noon-2pm PDT by visiting FREEFORM PORTLAND, a nonprofit, independent, community-driven radio station broadcasting live at KFFP-LP 90.3 FM, KFFD-LP 98.3 FM & […]
It’s time for the first LOUIE post for 2021! It’s a new year, as we hit the “restart” with a new operating system in the USA, which will hopefully be a better year than the other year!
Today is 1-23-21, or 12321….backwards or forwards… a Palindrome Day!
Anyways, the first noteworthy LOUIE […]
It’s the 10th day of the 12 days ’til LOUIE LOUIE 2020 Christmas celebration, and we’ve got …
“Pharaoh Pharaoh” is an interesting variation of LOUIE LOUIE. It’s the revised version of LOUIE LOUIE that uses completely different lyrics to tell the biblical story of Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt. […]
On the 6th day of the 12 days ’til LOUIE LOUIE 2020 Christmas, and someone gave to me…
Los Rebeldes is another great rock band from Spain that I recently found out about. This band was formed in Barcelona in 1979 by Carlos Segarra on vocals+ guitar, Aurelio Morata on bass and […]
On the first day of LOUIE LOUIE 2020 Christmas, someone gave to me…
As the Cambridge English Dictionary defines this word as “someone who is willing to do things that involve risk or danger, often criminal things,” one could argue this concept became a common element in 2020.
The term “desperados” could apply […]
This one hurts. We just lost Toots Hibbert of the Maytals.
Yesterday, on September 11, his family released this statement:
“It is with the heaviest of hearts to announce that Frederick Nathaniel ‘Toots’ Hibbert passed away peacefully tonight, surrounded by his family at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.
It’s time for even more collaborative confinement LOUIE LOUIE recordings created during this special moment in history…
Recycled from our friend Clay Stabler‘s postings at the LOUE LOUIE Facebook Party, here’s a follow up to last week’s collection of collaborative confinement LOUIE LOUIE recordings…
This first one’s from Germany!
Originally posted to […]