Otis Day of “Animal House” Live in Chicago 2010 – LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE of the Week is a recent performance of Otis Day of the movie “Animal House” performing LOUIE LOUIE at Faith & Whiskey in Chicago during John Belushi‘s Birthday Weekend, just a few days ago on Saturday, January 23, 2010.

This particular version is dedicated to one of Chicago’s finest, Mrs. […]

Asterisk (Bradley Middle School 8th Graders) – LOUIE of the Week

Over at YouTube, I found out about a band of young kids from San Antonio (Texas) known as Asterisk. Dylan Sterling, Ryan Shull, Clay Kuglen, and Mason Moreno are the members of this band.

Here’s a clip of Asterick as 8th graders from Bradley Middle School, performing LOUIE LOUIE at the rock club White […]

Richard Berry radio special in the Netherlands

Here’s a little email I just received that I thought I’d share…

Dear Mister Predoehl,

Maybe it’s nice for you to know that there will be a Richard Berry radio special on “Rompin’ Stompin’ Radio” at RTV Mercurius (that’s in the Netherlands). We will be broadcasting it on monday 18 jan. from 17.00 till 18.00 […]

Willie Vega- LOUIE of the Week

This week’s LOUIE is a reggae-style version from Willie Vega on YouTube.

RIP: Willie Mitchell, musician, producer, record label owner

We just lost another musician. Willie Mitchell died on Tuesday, January 5, 2010.

The All Music Guide provides a nice overview of his career, of which I’ll share the first paragraph:

Best known as the man who signed Al Green to Hi Records and as the producer of Green’s most popular records, Willie Mitchell […]

The Louie Swift Collective – LOUIE of the Week

It’s time for this year’s first LOUIE of the Week!

Here’s the Louie Swift Collective performing LOUIE LOUIE at Yorkshire Coast College, which I believe is in Scarborough, UK.


Remembering Those We Lost in 2009

As 2009 can now be considered history, I’d like to pause and reflect on those that we lost last year…

First, there’s the artists that were a direct influence on this ongoing LOUIE documentary project…

Drake Levin

It was somewhat ironic that the guitar player for “America’s answer to the Beatles” died on July […]