Last month, I was shocked when I stumbled upon a certain LOUIE LOUIE plaque being sold on eBay.
The Kingsmen Louie Louie cast bronze dedication plaque Vintage 14 inch x 20 inch Mint condition This Item has been in my store as a display item for the past 20 years it has a board […]
As March 2020 comes to close with minimal blog activity, this seemed like a good time to do a little recycling to make up for lost time.
Our friend Clay Stabler has shared some assorted LOUIE bits over at the LOUIE Party located at Facebook, so with his permission, we’re bringing mo these bits to […]
“Space . . . the final frontier.
These are the voyages of your intrepid archival researcher documentarian . . .
To seek out reasonable and sustainable storage space . . .
. . . and to boldly finish a project that’s taken considerably longer than five years . . .”
Yes to all […]
This week, it’s been a whirlwind of activities for yours truly with a few days in Seattle, starting with Little Bill’s party a few days ago, but in the meantime….
Have you seen this TV commercial?
Bar Louie is the shared name of a bunch of gastro pubs scattered across the USA.
Here’s an […]
This week for Part 4 of the “LOUIE on TV” post, the focus is on two TV episodes that originally used a recording of LOUIE LOUIE for the initial broadcasts, but were removed when these episodes were repackaged for the DVD market.
Both these episodes paid homage to the beer-drinking antics of the 1979 […]
I recently discovered that Jerry Dennon, the man responsible for unleashing the Kingsmen‘s recording of LOUIE LOUIE to the world, passed away last year on January 2017.
Often credited as the producer of this iconic recording, Jerry Dennon had nothing to do with the original recording session that took place in April 1963 […]
Chuck Rubin, the man who helped songwriter Richard Berry reclaim his copyright and publishing rights for the song LOUIE LOUIE, passed away last month.
Here’s Chuck’s official Legacy obituary, which was shared in the New York Times:
Charles Rubin passed away on Sunday, April 15th. Chuck began his career as a young gun agent […]
Following up on part 1 and part 2, it’s time to return with part 3 of the big LOUIE LOUIE Club List, now expanded to include stores and defunct businesses that used the “LOUIE LOUIE” name for their business…
11. Louie Louie Record Shop (with Café) in Lisbon and Porto (Portugal)
A few days […]
Following up on the “Louie Louie Clubs of the World – part 1” post from last week, here’s the next chapter….
6. Louie Louie Burger Cafe in Kobe, Japan
Most of the information on this place is written in Japanese, but I did find an English language review by Adam Kloppenburg on their Facebook […]
Here’s something fun… my friend Clay Stabler assembled a travel list of a whole bunch of LOUIE LOUIE Clubs scattered all over the world!
Here’s the first part of his list, expanded with my own notes and whatever descriptions that I could find..
1. Bar Louie Louie in Amsterdam, The Netherlands