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Pop Archeaology: "Out of Our Tree" - The Wailers

Formed in Tacoma, WA in the late ’50’s, The Wailers (sometimes credited as The Fabulous Wailers) originally rose to fame on the strength of their first single “ 155 more words

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0354 Louie Louie - Richard Berry (1957)

Richard Berry wrote this song in 1955 but he didn’t record it until 1957. It was released as the B-side of You Are My Sunshine… 74 more words


Deviation on a standard

The most famous version of “Louie Louie” is performed by the Kingsmen and was immortalized in “National Lampon’s Animal House”. However, the song has a… 117 more words

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The Kingsmen – Up and Away

Although they once dominated the airwaves with their single “Louie, Louie,” by 1966 the Kingsmen were struggling to maintain relevancy in the fast-paced, ever-changing world of rock ‘n’ roll music. 337 more words