The classic 1963 recording by Kingsmen inspired a 119-page file on the song’s possibly scandalous lyrics.

The classic 1963 recording by Kingsmen inspired a 119-page file on the song’s possibly scandalous lyrics.

Louie Louie, by the Royal Guardsmen (1955).  With lyrics!  Every Garage Band in America played this one.

Louie Louie, by the Royal Guardsmen (1955). With lyrics! Every Garage Band in America played this one.

▶ IGGY POP - LOUIE LOUIE - Live  What a great version of this classic song, IGGY puts his own stamp on it. Great!!!!!!

▶ IGGY POP - LOUIE LOUIE - Live What a great version of this classic song, IGGY puts his own stamp on it. Great!!!!!!

The BEST rendition of the song Louie Louie, hands down...thanks to the soulful sexy vocals of Mark Lindsay!  Louie Louie - Paul Revere & The Raiders

The BEST rendition of the song Louie Louie, hands down...thanks to the soulful sexy vocals of Mark Lindsay! Louie Louie - Paul Revere & The Raiders

Louie Louie - The Clash.  An apparent tribute to the Kingsmen's version, because the Clash didn't change the basic arrangement.

Louie Louie - The Clash. An apparent tribute to the Kingsmen's version, because the Clash didn't change the basic arrangement.

International Louie Louie Day April 11   A-side  "You Are My Sunshine"  B-side  "Louie Louie"   "Louie Louie...

International Louie Louie Day April 11 A-side "You Are My Sunshine" B-side "Louie Louie" "Louie Louie...

He Wrote The Most Recorded Song In Rock History, Then Sold His Rights For $750. Don't Worry. He Got Revenge Eventually... | Celebrity Net Worth

He Wrote The Most Recorded Song In Rock History, Then Sold His Rights For $750. Don't Worry. He Got Revenge Eventually... | Celebrity Net Worth

Iggy Pop - Louie Louie (in Coffee & Cigarettes soundtrack: love this sooo much)

Iggy Pop - Louie Louie (in Coffee & Cigarettes soundtrack: love this sooo much)

International Louie Louie Day April 11   A-side  "You Are My Sunshine"  B-side  "Louie Louie"   "Louie Louie"...

International Louie Louie Day April 11 A-side "You Are My Sunshine" B-side "Louie Louie" "Louie Louie"...

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