Yopp Melodica Style- LOUIE of the Week

A lot of folks that post musical performances on YouTube don’t do a very good job of identifying themselves.

This week’s LOUIE of the Week goes out to a group that uses a melodica musical instrument. What I really like about this clip is that it doesn’t sound like your average LOUIE LOUIE, and there’s […]

A guy named LOUIE buys 10 Billionth iTunes song – “I Guess Things Happen That Way”

This has absolutely NOTHING to do with Richard Berry‘s famous song, but a guy named LOUIE recently made news this week.

A 71-year-old LOUIE Sulcer of Woodstock, Ga., bought “Guess Things Happen That Way” by Johnny Cash at the Apple iTunes store, which turned out to be the 10 Billionth iTunes sale. To celebrate this […]

Pseudonome123’s Not so Barbershop Multi-track – LOUIE of the Week

This week, the big LOUIE of the Week spotlight goes to Pseudonome123 of São Paulo, Brazil for his “Not so Barbershop – Multi-track” recording of LOUIE LOUIE.

I like this version a lot. It’s novel approach that combines multi-camera video editing with multi-track audio recording. I can’t recall seeing anyone ever use this technique for […]

Gidget & Ghandi (authorized) – LOUIE of the Week

Eleven years ago on this LOUIE LOUIE website, I created a special “That’s Cool- That’s Trash” award for Phil Milstein to acknowledge the discovery of a LOUIE LOUIE recording that he found in a garbage can.

A tape was found with the name “Gidget & Ghandi.” We couldn’t figure out if was a real band […]

The NEW Drake Levin webpage

I recently provided some web design services for the family of Drake Levin with the creation of a new DrakeLevin.com webpage. This is really an exciting project to be associated with, as I’m scanning a lot of archival photographs, and hearing some great stories about Drake.

Drake Levin was the guitar player for Paul […]

Suska Varda – LOUIE of the Week

This week, I’m giving the LOUIE of the Week award to the lovely Suska Varda!

Suska is a singer-songwriter, music teacher and bandleader of the Suska Varda Blues Band which plays all over the San Francisco bay area. She plays an eclectic mix of jazz, blues, rock ‘n’ roll, reggae, yiddish folk songs and […]

Etta James does NOT have Alzheimer’s disease

Last week, there were news articles that mentioned that Etta James was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

This afternoon, I did a Google search for “Etta James Alzheimer’s” and noticed there were 36,500 entries for this subject. News certainly travels fast.

As it turns out, Etta James does not actually have Alzheimer’s disease.

How do […]

Evolved – LOUIE of the Week

Evolved of Italy performs a version of the song, winning this week’s LOUIE of the Week award!