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30 Years After -- Part 14: A Loose List of Facts for History's Most-Recorded Rock Song

In 2007, music historian, Peter Blecha documented, that simple little 3-chord ditty, “Louie, Louie” had surpassed Paul McCartney’s “Yesterday” as the most-recorded rock song in history. 472 more words

Biography

30 Years After -- Part 13: What Do John Kerry and The Fabulous Wailers Have in Common?

In early August 2004 a call came into my office regarding a local festival that could have historical importance, and if I wasn’t busy, they could sure use my help –for free. 1,553 more words

PR/Marketing

PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS: POP/GARAGE BAND; "LOUIE LOUIE"

PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS: POP/GARAGE BAND and “LOUIE LOUIE”

(This is part of a series of blogs I’ve been doing on some of the groups and of some of the perhaps lesser-known songwriters and players behind some of rock’s classic artists and songs). 799 more words

Music

The Legend Of Louie Louie

If you’ve been paying attention to my posts, I’m a pretty big sports fan. In all probability, all of my remaining posts will feature some sort of sports-related story. 405 more words

Music

Psychedelic Rock

Psychedelic rock attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering experiences of psychedelic drugs.

Drawing on non-Western sources such as Indian traditional music.

At its height during the Summer of Love; some of the pioneers are included in this playlist: The Mamas and the papas, the Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, The Jimi Hendrix, The Doors and The Kingsmen. 7 more words

60-70's Music

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

Rock Music

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

Beatles