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Celebrating International 'Louie Louie' Day

by Ian Roesler The world’s greatest holiday is happening on April 11. It’s not Christmas. It’s not Thanksgiving. It’s International Louie Louie Day! A day celebrating one of the most influential and covered songs in history and of special note, “Louie, Louie” has an odd connection with Indiana. However, we’ve got some history to start with first.

In the beginning


The Kingsmen


FBI investigation and Indiana ban

Image from Music History Calendar

Other Incidents

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