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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

"Louie Louie - The Kingsmen (HQ)"

“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… 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

Canoe 50

Porto's record shops, part 1​

porto calling – loja de discos
rua da conceição 80 – loja 2 – tel: 220 945 501, official site & facebook

rock (all types and most of it), jazz, funk & soul. 278 more words


Terrace Park Elementary Spring Band Concert---A Gift from the Gifted

As a trumpet tutor, I am privileged to have a student for private lessons who attends Terrace Park Elementary School in Mountlake Terrace. This school is where the Edmonds School District offers its Elementary Challenge Program for highly capable and gifted students in the first through sixth grades. 147 more words


Louie Louie: The Red, White, and Bluey

Lately I’ve been thinking about misunderstandings. Like, when you’re talking to a friend in your kitchen and she’s looking for something and you say “on the shelf,” and she hears “honest help.” Now she’s confused and you’re confused because she’s confused. 1,278 more words