The Aliens 1967 – LOUIE of the week shared information about The Aliens, a band from Westchester, NY. Steve Worthy provided some insight on this band, and the rivalry that existed between bands in Westchester:

The Aliens were composed of Ray Marion on lead guitar and lead vocals (playing a Gibson cherry red ES335), Curt Meinel, bass (Hagstrom?), Glen Kane on […]

E.P.’s 100th YouTube clip

Anyone that knows me knows I’ve been shooting video for many years. I’ve shot a lot of footage of a lot of different entertainers – musicians, poets, comedians, and friends.

Certainly not everything is related to my big LOUIE project.

While video production is my livelihood that provides me an occasional paycheck, I do create […]

Hail Hail, Jerry Miller!

Among guitar players, Jerry Miller is one of those guys that’s considered a living legend. When Eric Clapton first visited the United States, he called Jerry the “best guitar player in the world.” He’s shared the stage with a lot of iconic musicians – Jimi Hendrix, Clapton, BB King, and The Doors. Jerry was […]

Remembering Buddy, Richie & Bopper

This doesn’t direct tie directly into the LOUIE universe, but I figured anyone hip to the roots rock music circle that LOUIE is a part would appreciate this information.

For the past few weeks, I’ve been seeing a lot of things regarding the final flight of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper.


The Dancing Cansinos – LOUIE of the Week

This week as part of the regular LOUIE of the Week feature, recognizes The Dancing Cansinos, a band from Valencia, Spain.

The Dancing Cansinos are Paco Segui, Penagos Santiago, Sergio Villanueva Carlos Gómez and Barajas.

Here’s a little video clip of the band performing LOUIE at the Café de Pinedo on May […]

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 the LOUIE Party Yahoo Group, some of my […]

RIP: Lux Interior of The Cramps

Another rock star has left the building…

Lux Interior, leader and singer of The Cramps died Wednesday morning (February 4) due to an existing heart condition, according to a statement from the band’s publicist. He was 62 years old.

The Cramps were an American garage band that fused 70’s punk rock with 50’s rockabilly. […]

Paul Shaffer & World’s Most Dangerous Band (1989 or 1990?)- LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE of the Week is yet another archival rendition of the song. Twenty years ago, before David Letterman moved over to CBS, Paul Shaffer was the musical director for Late Night with David Letterman on NBC. He put out out his very first solo album, which was called “Coast to Coast,” released by […]