The Kingsmen 1983 Delta House video – LOUIE of the Week

This week, for the LOUIE of the Week, the top prize goes to the grandaddies of garage, aka the Kingsmen, who created this special music video in 1983. It’s a Delta House setting, with a tip of the hat to the ANIMAL HOUSE movie which some might claim was partially responsible for the LOUIE LOUIE […]

Kent Morrill memorial concert

Next week, there’s going to be a memorial concert for Kent Morrill. I’m recycling the press release from the Fabulous page:

Wailers Concert for Kent May 4, 2011 Wednesday Time: 7:00 PM ‘til 11:00 PM

Temple Theatre – Main Room 47 Saint Helens Ave. Tacoma, WA 98402-2612 253-272-2042

One of the “Boys from […]

Lego Robot on Ukelele – LOUIE of the Week

Here’s the kind of LOUIE LOUIE I really love. It’s a wonderful demonstration of robotic technology and musical diversity.

Someone built and programmed a Lego Robot to perform LOUIE LOUIE on a ukelele for a Western Washington University robot competition.

Thank you Lego Robot on Ukelele – you are this week’s LOUIE of the […]

RIP: Kent Morrill of the Wailers

Yesterday, we lost another important player in the LOUIE universe.

Kent Morrill of the Fabulous Wailers has left the land of the living.

Just a few weeks ago, I wrote about Kent, discussing his battle with cancer. I was hoping he’d beat that problem, and live to see the completion of my LOUIE […]

Mike Wilhelm & Hired Guns – LOUIE of the Week

Today is INTERNATIONAL LOUIE LOUIE DAY, and in about 14 hours from now, I’ll be on the radio yacking about that song, sharing some tasty LOUIE nuggets from the archives, and unveiling some special recordings that have never been broadcast.

As I try to share a special LOUIE each week on this blog, today I’m […]

The Return of the Invasion of MAXIMUM LOUIE LOUIE

In the course of my promotion of the upcoming KFJC radio special about LOUIE LOUIE, I somehow neglected to the name of this very special event.

“The Return of the Invasion of MAXIMUM LOUIE LOUIE” is what this 4 hour event shall be called, referencing the original “MAXIMUM LOUIE LOUIE” marathon that started this whole […]

Radio Survivor Interview with E.P.

I was interviewed by Jennifer Waits for the website, where I was able to talk about he KFJC MAXIMUM LOUIE LOUIE marathon and the upcoming follow-up show that’s happening next Monday- International LOUIE LOUIE Day.

CLICK HERE to read this interview.


Six days ’til LOUIE Day….

Just a little reminder ….. there’s six more days before “International LOUIE LOUIE Day!”

There will be a 4 hour radio show on International LOUIE LOUIE Day – Monday, April 11 at 7 pm – 11 pm (west coast California time). The radio station is KFJC Radio, 89.7 FM, which can be heard via internet […]

Hail Hail, Kent Morrill – LOUIE of the Week

This week, I want to focus the big spotlight on Kent Morrill of the Wailers.

Kent is a founding member of the Wailers, one of the most important rock and roll bands to ever come out of the Pacific Northwest. As I’ve spoken with a lot musicians in that region that performed during […]