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Louie Louie

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    The Five Most Difficult Song Lyrics to Understand

    Most bands want their vocals to sound crisp and clear for maximum singalong purposes. How the hell are you going to lead a stadium of people to sing your lyrics at you if they don't know what you're saying? But there are exceptions, and it probably shouldn't come as a surprise that for whatever rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    RIP Reg Presley: "Wild Thing" Singer, With the Troggs, Was 71

    Reg Presley, singer of the Troggs and the voice on one of the true rock and roll anthems, 1966's "Wild Thing," passed away late Monday night at age 71. Friend and publicist Keith Altham told Fox News that Presley, who fronted the Troggs until retiring in January 2012, had been battling cancer for so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Keith Morris Sounds OFF! About His Dark Punk Party

    Rocks Off: You desire a gig in Mississippi or Alabama. Why? I can barely remember the last time any of my other bands played in either of those states. Now, the excuse I keep getting is that they are very depressed states and maybe they are not doing very well financially, or just a whole list of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    20 Takes Of "Louie Louie," Motorhead To The Fat Boys

    ​Today is the 48th anniversary of Portland, Ore., garage-rock group the Kingsmen recording their version of Richard Berry's "Louie Louie." The Kingsmen's version would end up being the most enduring and controversial take of the song, unleashing the U.S. government on the group and the song fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Aftermath: Brave Combo at Discovery Green

    Photos by Allen Hill It would be interesting to find out how many weddings have taken place at Discovery Green since it opened last year, but it's hard to imagine that any of them could have been any livelier than Brave Combo's free concert there Thursday evening. In its second season, DG's free con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    Happy Birthday, "Louie Louie"

    Forty-six years ago today, a group of teenagers gathered in a Portland, Oregon, studio to record a ridiculously simple anthem that would go on to become one of the most influential - and most misunderstood - songs in rock history. The group was the Kingsmen - none of whom was over age 17 - and the s ... More >>

  • Music

    October 9, 2008

    Smells Like Teen Spirit

    Rocking the school day away with Pin Oak Middle School's Stage Band class

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2006
  • Blogs

    November 21, 2006

    The High Priest Speaketh

    Courtesy of Allen Oldies Band These guys really get up there for an Oldies band.... Allen Hill celebrates a decade of Oldies worship Ten years ago, Allen Hill's Allen Oldies Band played their very first show — at the finish line of the Houston Press Fun Run inside the Astrodome. Since the ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2005

    A Wunderkind Looks at 40

    Todd Snider is still talking the blues after all these years

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Americana Pie

    Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    Americana Pie

    Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot

  • Music

    July 8, 2004

    Various Artists

    Music from Coffee and Cigarettes (Milan)

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Soaring on the Wings of a Demon

    Ronnie James Dio has rocked for a long, long time

  • Music

    September 17, 1998
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