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 […]

Kenny Wayne Gunner and Janel – LOUIE of the Week

This week, the LOUIE of the Week award goes out to Kenny Wayne Gunner and Janel, who perform a unique rendition of the song at Ocean Shores, Washington

Mystery LOUIE #377 “Louie Had a Little Lamb?” – LOUIE of the Week

Earlier this year, thanks to the help of my friends in cyberspace, I was able to deduce the identity of a MYSTERY LOUIE from the infamous KFJC “Maximum LOUIE LOUIE” marathon. Mystery LOUIE #445 was identified as “York & Toonz,” two KFJC DJ’s.

Let’s see if I can do this again…

Can anyone identify […]

RIP: Marcel J. Chouinard, one of earliest singers to perform LOUIE on TV

I just learned that Marcel J Chouinard has passed away on Monday, October 12th.

In 1964, Marcel performed LOUIE LOUIE with The Nocturnals on a Canadian TV show known as “Let’s Go.” This was a television show that aired 5 days a week at 5:30 pm on the CBC network.

Unlike the Kingsmen […]

The Bangles in 1984- LOUIE of the Week

Here’s one I misssed the first time around – it’s The Bangles doing a sloppy version of LOUIE LOUIE as part of the I.R.S. Cutting Edge TV show on MTV sometime in 1984.

LOUIE kicks in at 1:54 of this clip…


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… […]

The Hippie Neighbors- LOUIE of the Week

This week, the LOUIE of the Week award goes out to a band known as “The Hippie Neighbors.”

No, that’s NOT Ken Burns on lead vocals…