Top 10 LOUIEs of the Year – Best of 2008

It’s late Wednesday afternoon, and I’m still swimming through a lot of stuff I really thought I would have finished weeks ago. I have projects I really hoped to wrap up by now, but it just wasn’t meant to be.

To make things even more complicated, I discovered this particular blog was victim to a […]

Holiday Greetings to All!

My big thanks to all my cyberspace pals, music enthusiasts, fellow creative types, technical wizards, and old friends for your continued support!

best wishes, ERIC PREDOEHL

Jack Ely & Courtmen in Las Vegas 2008 – LOUIE of the Month

I’ve written about this year’s reunion of Jack Ely & the Courtmen at the The Sand Dollar Blues Room in Las Vegas back in October. The Courtmen was the band that Jack assembled after a court order prohibited him from using the Kingsmen name. As you may or may not know, Jack was the original […]

Kooch Bahar – LOUIE of the Week

Today, I’m sharing a little nugget from the old E.P. archives. Twenty years ago this week, Kooch Bahar, a really fun little band from San Jose, California decided to do their final show on December 17, 1988. Like so many great bands you’ve never heard of, they were talented, wrote great original songs, had a […]

The Magoos – LOUIE of the Week

This week, the special LOUIE of the Week award goes out to the Magoos, which appears to be a cover band from England. For a cover band, I appreciate the vocalist’s approach, which doesn’t really sound like any other band I’ve heard.

Big thanks go out to urbanmindcouk for sharing this one


Pat Mason shares a little story

I’ve been sorting through a lot of videotapes, as I continue to work on this big documentary of mine. If it’s not one thing, it’s another thing that distracts me from the task of making faster progress with the editorial process. Hi8mm videotape, which was the primary format for production of this project during the […]

The Trashmen with Eddie Angel & Johnny Rabb – LOUIE of the Week!

Here’s a fun collaboration for lovers of garage rock! The Trashmen, famous for “Surfing Bird” get together with Eddie Angel (guitarist for Los Straitjackets) and Johnny Rabb (drummer for too many bands) to do a rockin’ version of “LOUIE LOUIE” at the Turf Club in St. Paul, MN on November 22, 2008

Big thanks […]