Rock Bottom Remainders – LOUIE of the Week

This week, we’re still thinking of our friend Kathi Kamen Goldmark, who left us too soon.

On the WELL (an early online social network), Kathi wrote about bringing unlikely singers on stage to sing LOUIE LOUIE with the Rock Bottom Remainders…

We’re a truly bad-to-mediocre band, but we know how to get publicity. […]

RIP: Kathi Kamen Goldmark, writer, musician, friend of LOUIE

Last week, we lost another friend to cancer.

Kathi Kamen Goldmark, the woman responsible for the creation of the band known as the Rock Bottom Remainders, left us on Thursday.

It’s a shock that someone like Kathi would die. I had no idea she was even sick.

Just a few weeks ago, […]

The Hi-Risers – LOUIE of the Week

The Hi-Risers provide this week’s LOUIE. It’s a nice little vocal-harmony arrangement that’s reminiscent of the original version by Richard Berry & the Pharaohs. This version was captured on September 8th, 2010, at the Montage, Rochester, NY.

Professional Lunatics – LOUIE of the Week

I give credit to any band that could call themselves “Professional Lunatics.” I salute anyone that could balance such a thing..

I like the animation too – Angie, Brad & George look like they’re having fun…

It’s a LOUIE of the Week! ENJOY!


Frank Zappa and Howard Stern 1984 – LOUIE of the Week

Here’s an odd little bit I’m surprised I didn’t find sooner – Frank Zappa appearing on Howard Stern‘s radio show, playing a little bit of LOUIE LOUIE together back in 1984.

On Howard Stern’s website, this particular moment is considered #98 of the of the “Top 101 Musical Performances onThe Howard […]

Armitage Shanks – LOUIE of the Week

Armitage Shanks was a British manufacturer of bathroom fixtures and plumbing supplies. The company that became Armitage Shanks was founded in 1817 by Thomas Bond in Armitage, Staffordshire. The Armitage “sanitary pottery manufacture” became a successful UK toilet manufacturer. In 2004 Armitage Shanks had eight factories in the UK, the largest in Armitage, Staffordshire. Armitage […]