Red Hot Chili Peppers with Toots (of Maytals) – LOUIE of the Week

Here’s something you don’t see every day – Red Hot Chili Peppers performing LOUIE LOUIE with Toots of The Maytals at a Roman Abramovich’s last New Year’s Eve Party (Dec 2011- January 2012) on St. Barts Island.

Barts Island, aka Saint Barthélemy, a volcanic island, is one of four territories among the Leeward Islands […]

Lenny Kaye & the Jay Vons – LOUIE of the Week

In the world of garage rock musicologists, many of us think of Lenny Kaye as a virtual GOD. He’s had a remarkable career as a musician, producer, and journalist. In 1972, he assembled NUGGETS- one of the first, and certainly one of most influential anthologies to document mid-60s American garage rock.

Steve Huey […]

Soul Benders with special guests Jack Ely & Norm Sundholm of Kingsmen – LOUIE of Week

Here’s something you don’t see every day – a special performance by two former members of the Kingsmen that never toured together.

The Soul Benders were performing live in Bend, Oregon, and they had two special guests for their show – Jack Ely and Norm Sundholm of the Kingsmen.

Jack Ely was a founding […]

Norton Records needs help!

Our friends at Norton Records were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Their entire stock – LPs, CDs, 45s, picture sleeves, CD booklets, record labels and more – was destroyed by this terrible disaster.

For the first time in Norton’s history, we are asking for your help. It has been entirely against our policy and […]

Thieves And Tricksters – LOUIE of the Week

Today is Election Day in the United States of America.

It seemed like a perfect time to name Thieves And Tricksters as the recipients of this week’s LOUIE of the Week award!



Brother Lincoln- spoof of Brother Louie

Just in case you missed it, on Saturday Night Live a few nights ago, Louis C.K. did a little spoof of his own “LOUIE” TV show, transforming Abraham Lincoln into a standup comedian. For the theme music, Ian Lloyd of the Stories did a revision of his hit song “Brother LOUIE,” which became “Brother […]