1963-11-00 Springsteen Residence, Freehold, NJ

Share: Facebook

Info | Private Residence

Arguably the first, possibly the greatest and certainly most controversial of all the U.S.A.'s mid-60s garage/frat-rock singles, "Louie Louie" by The Kingsmen, explodes nationally in the U.S. during October 1963, reaching #2 on the national charts in December 1963 (despite a radio ban in some markets due to alleged naughty lyrics). The single stays in the charts for many months and is all the chatter on high school campuses from mid-1963 to mid-1964. Springsteen, like many aspiring young musicians, is strongly influenced by the single.

Disclaimer | © 1996 - 2024 | Brucebase

icon_facebook.png icon_twitterx.png icon_instagram.png icon_youtube.png
Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License