(Rhino) 10 tracks - mega rare multi label collection with superb sound quality!
Besides groupies and having 12-inch records pressed on vinyl, what do Frank Zappa, Julie London, Iggy Pop, Barry White, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Blondie, The Beach Boys,
David McCallum, Toots And The Maytals, and The Kinks have in common?
You guessed it: They and scores of other major artists, along with thousands of lesser-known artists, have performed versions of 'the most easily recognizable' rock song of all time - 'Louie, Louie.'
How did this particular song come to be an immortal international hit that has been branded by many in the music business as the song that defines rock'n'roll ?
The complex history of this three-chord wonder dates back decades, and involves a full spectrum of inspiration, luck, talent, rumor, and dispute...
(from the liner notes by Rockin' Rhino' Reagan)
|The Best Of Louie Louie (CD) 1|
|1:||Louie, Louie||The Rice University Marching Owl Band|
|2:||Louie, Louie||Richard Berry|
|3:||Louie, Louie||Rockin' Robin Roberts|
|4:||Louie, Louie||The Sonics|
|5:||Louie, Louie||The Sandpipers|
|6:||Louie, Louie||The Kingsmen|
|7:||Louie, Louie||The Last|
|8:||Louie, Louie||Eddie & The Subtitles|
|9:||Louie, Louie||Les Dantz & His Orchestra|
|10:||Louie, Louie||The Hallelouie Chorus (The Impossibles)|