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“Louie Louie”

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 “Louie Louie” being played on the jukebox for hours on end. 454 more words


Rock 'n Roll favourites that never hit the charts in the UK

That esteemed publication Vintage Rock published a fascinating article this month called “40 Rock ‘n’ Roll hits that missed“.

Some great songs that never made it into the UK charts.  816 more words


187: That Ram Band (Dr. Brian Cardany)


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I finally got a chance to sit down and chat with one of my favorite people in the universe, Dr. Brian Cardany! 203 more words

On You Hear What?

Louie Louie is a classic song. Although written in 1955, it’s The Kingsmen version (1963) that became a hit. Its legendary status includes many awards and even an FBI investigation into its famous hard-to-decipher lyrics … especially at 0:56 mark in the music. 240 more words


Annette sings with The Kingsmen

Actress Annette Funicello is performing with the Kingsmen, during the filming of the motion picture “How to Stuff a Wild Bikini,” in Hollywood, Calif., on August 24, 1964*. 72 more words

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini

McDonald's Minions: A Trick of the Ear

Sometimes we hear what we want to.

Recently McDonald’s came out with a line of toys for their Happy Meals based on the upcoming movie MINIONS. 823 more words