Just something I thought I would share with the world.
No thinking, no deep analysis, nothing hidden to look for.
Just listen and enjoy… 9 more words
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
How to explain the strange, hypnotic appeal of The Kingsmen’s “Louie, Louie”? Yes, we all know the obvious reasons: the classic primeval beat, the drunken abandon of the mostly unintelligible vocals, a memorable and stinging guitar solo, and perhaps most important of all, the schoolyard rumor and promise of dirty lyrics. 381 more words
Yes, it really is!
To join in on the celebration, I am re-posting a piece I first published on April 16, 2011. Included this time are Richard Berry & The Pharaohs’ original recording of the song and the famous cover version by The Kingsmen! 620 more words