Once upon a time I had a tape of “The Best of Louie, Louie” from the inimitable Rhino Records. (My favorite track was the version by the Rice University Marching Owls Band. What a great song for a marching band! I was less impressed by the versions where you could actually make out the lyrics. Who cares what the song is really about?
Jack Ely, the Kingsmen’s lead singer, died yesterday, so let’s take this outa here — let’s go!