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"Louie Louie - The Kingsmen (HQ)"

In 1962, while playing a gig at the Pypo Club in Seaside, Oregon, then managed by Al Dardis, the band noticed Rockin’ Robin Roberts’s version of… 469 more words



Happy International Louie Louie Day!  “Louie Louie” is a famous rock song that was written in 1955 by Richard Berry (1935-1997), whose birthday was today, April 11th.  161 more words

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LuCoo Live All Dayer | Jimmy’s | 27/01/18

Jimmy’s was undeniably the place to be this Saturday. LuCoo Live hosted a full day of music with 7 bands, 672 more words


Pretenders II

This peeks at a great band’s demise. Everything that made them connect is here — the way Jimmy Scott uses phasers and harmonics, the way Chrissie Hynde shows tough love (among other virtues) — but the record is a drag. 56 more words


Top 21 of 1963 - #2

#2 – The Kingsmen – “Louie Louie” – (1963)

This might be the earliest popular example of that dirty, garage rock sound. A cover of a cover, Portland-based The Kingsmen ran this version up the charts and it’s become a classic. 71 more words


November 15, 1963 Louie Louie

In 1955, Richard Berry wrote a song about a Jamaican sailor returning to his island to see his lady love. It’s a ballad, a conversation in the first person singular, with a bartender. 469 more words

Fiordland of Idaho: Canoeing Lake Pend Oreille

(State #40/50)Who knew Idaho could look so good?” my friend Lawrence remarked in response to a picture. He wasn’t alone with this reaction. 1,654 more words

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