It’s International Louie Louie Day !!
How can YOU celebrate this special day?! LET me HELP YOU!
WELL….You could request that your local radio station play “Louie Louie”…
Then you should definitely listen to Motorhead’s version:
And Iggy Pop’s version!
Black Flag also covered it! Listen…
Don’t forget to LEARN the LYRICS!!!
Maybe you’ve MISHEARD the lyrics like this guy did:
Here’s some of its ROCK n’ ROLL history, straight from the Kingsmen’s website: http://www.louielouie.org/!!
“Louie Louie” is such a cult favorite it is considered by some to be the “party anthem of the universe.” In fact, at one point there was a campaign to make it the state song for the State of Washington. It is used as background and theme music for a variety of television shows, motion pictures and advertising campaigns. It was recently voted one of the greatest songs of the century by the Grammy Hall of Fame panel and is considered by VH-1 to be the 11th best rock and roll song ever recorded.
LISTEN to the different VERSIONS:
BY Richard Berry and The Pharaoh’s !!!!
BY The Kingsmen !!!!
BY MANY MORE MUSICAL ARTISTS !!!!