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(Guardian)   Fifty years ago, the governor of Indiana banned the Kingsmen's Louie Louie for being obscene. The FBI then spent two years investigating its lyrics, cementing the song's reputation as rock's ultimate rebel anthem   (theguardian.com) divider line 60
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2014-01-23 08:53:04 PM  
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2014-01-23 08:54:13 PM  
FARK THE FBI!
 
2014-01-23 08:59:39 PM  
Fifty years later, I still have NO IDEA what the lyrics are. Other than if you smash your hand three times down here, then twice up in this area, then three times up here, that's Louie, Louie.
 
2014-01-23 09:44:08 PM  
Social conservatism - wasting everyone's time and money.
 
2014-01-23 09:48:29 PM  

phlegmmo: [2.bp.blogspot.com image 384x327]



Over in one.

/Glad that movie taught me the lyrics.
 
2014-01-23 09:52:58 PM  
GATOR!
 
2014-01-23 09:54:54 PM  
I've read that way down in the mix you can hear the drummer say 'fark' when he drops his drumstick.

They play the song at Safeco during the 7th inning.
 
2014-01-23 09:55:55 PM  

phlegmmo: [2.bp.blogspot.com image 384x327]


Is "Animal House" the main reason it seems to get played at every frat party in the country?
 
2014-01-23 09:58:22 PM  

fusillade762: phlegmmo: [2.bp.blogspot.com image 384x327]

Is "Animal House" the main reason it seems to get played at every frat party in the country?


What are you doing at every frat party in the country?

/just how many handshakes do you know?
 
2014-01-23 10:00:42 PM  
The wimp thing no no me
Me catch shrapnel o'er sea
Me toss Ann Richards a bone
Meaner stinks meat bake it cone

Louie lou-i, winne-bago
Louie lou-i, winne-bago

Mes-sy Paul Anka moons a dove
Ted Kennedy along, me like to shove
Take bent-sen and qualms begin
Iran-Contra thing makes me phlegm


(Better not be obscure)
 
2014-01-23 10:00:59 PM  

cameroncrazy1984: Fifty years later, I still have NO IDEA what the lyrics are. Other than if you smash your hand three times down here, then twice up in this area, then three times up here, that's Louie, Louie.


It's a song about a sailor longing for his girl.
 
2014-01-23 10:05:33 PM  

Dwight_Yeast: cameroncrazy1984: Fifty years later, I still have NO IDEA what the lyrics are. Other than if you smash your hand three times down here, then twice up in this area, then three times up here, that's Louie, Louie.

It's a song about a sailor longing for his girl.


And how he got her way down low
 
2014-01-23 10:09:06 PM  
🎶 A fine little girl
She waits for me
She gets her thrills
From farking me.🎶

-- The actual first verse, according to the song stylists of Miss Palmer's fourth grade class at Woodard Road Elementary School in 1963, when gathered at recess.

/It got worse from there.
//The FBI was on to something, trust me.
 
2014-01-23 10:16:29 PM  

ruta: The wimp thing no no me
Me catch shrapnel o'er sea
Me toss Ann Richards a bone
Meaner stinks meat bake it cone

Louie lou-i, winne-bago
Louie lou-i, winne-bago

Mes-sy Paul Anka moons a dove
Ted Kennedy along, me like to shove
Take bent-sen and qualms begin
Iran-Contra thing makes me phlegm

(Better not be obscure)


You Stink But I Love You.
 
2014-01-23 10:18:38 PM  
 
2014-01-23 10:30:51 PM  
Louie, Louie,
me gotta go.
Louie, Louie,
me gotta go.

A fine little girl, she wait for me;
me catch a ship across the sea.
I sailed the ship all alone;
I never think I'll make it home

Three nights and days we sailed the sea
me think of girl constantly.
On the ship, I dream she there;
I smell the rose in her hair.

Me see Jamaica moon above;
It won't be long me see me love.
Me take her in my arms and then
I tell her I never leave again.
 
2014-01-23 10:31:11 PM  

ruta: The wimp thing no no me
Me catch shrapnel o'er sea
Me toss Ann Richards a bone
Meaner stinks meat bake it cone

Louie lou-i, winne-bago
Louie lou-i, winne-bago

Mes-sy Paul Anka moons a dove
Ted Kennedy along, me like to shove
Take bent-sen and qualms begin
Iran-Contra thing makes me phlegm

(Better not be obscure)


Pear pimples for hairy fishnuts!
 
2014-01-23 10:43:59 PM  

Tyrone Slothrop: ruta: The wimp thing no no me
Me catch shrapnel o'er sea
Me toss Ann Richards a bone
Meaner stinks meat bake it cone

Louie lou-i, winne-bago
Louie lou-i, winne-bago

Mes-sy Paul Anka moons a dove
Ted Kennedy along, me like to shove
Take bent-sen and qualms begin
Iran-Contra thing makes me phlegm

(Better not be obscure)

Pear pimples for hairy fishnuts!


Just cough up some dough, mac.
 
2014-01-23 10:51:52 PM  

cameroncrazy1984: Fifty years later, I still have NO IDEA what the lyrics are. Other than if you smash your hand three times down here, then twice up in this area, then three times up here, that's Louie, Louie.


Unlike "Blinded by the Light", which is crystal clear yet everyone screws it up.
 
2014-01-23 10:53:45 PM  
prefer the Kinks version
 
2014-01-23 10:54:42 PM  
I wonder what the Indiana Governor would think of 2 Live Crew's lyrics
 
2014-01-23 11:00:28 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2014-01-23 11:19:31 PM  
 
2014-01-23 11:21:10 PM  
A fine little girl, she waits for me
She's as plastic as she can be
 
2014-01-23 11:24:36 PM  
I love the Toots & the Maytals version of that song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWukBiSn7ZU
 
2014-01-23 11:30:37 PM  

Stupid Floppy Clownshoes: ruta: The wimp thing no no me
Me catch shrapnel o'er sea
Me toss Ann Richards a bone
Meaner stinks meat bake it cone

Louie lou-i, winne-bago
Louie lou-i, winne-bago

Mes-sy Paul Anka moons a dove
Ted Kennedy along, me like to shove
Take bent-sen and qualms begin
Iran-Contra thing makes me phlegm

(Better not be obscure)

You Stink But I Love You.


I have that on vinyl.

No, seriously, I have the Billy and the Boingers release on vinyl.
 
2014-01-23 11:31:05 PM  
Louis

i1.kym-cdn.com

Louis
 
2014-01-23 11:32:23 PM  
The lyrics of Louie Louie are mostly incomprehensible, which makes it something of an ink blot test.  You can imagine them any way you want to, and so certain people imagined, and then were horrified by, dirty lyrics in the song.  The funny thing about it was that the dirtiness existed nowhere but in the minds of the crusaders for cleanliness.
 
2014-01-23 11:35:51 PM  
www.louielouie.net
 
2014-01-24 12:04:41 AM  

Satanic_Hamster: No, seriously, I have the Billy and the Boingers release on vinyl.


So do I, somewhere.  The flexidisc was bound into the Billy and the Boingers.... Bootleg book.
 
2014-01-24 12:13:56 AM  

Dwight_Yeast: Satanic_Hamster: No, seriously, I have the Billy and the Boingers release on vinyl.

So do I, somewhere.  The flexidisc was bound into the Billy and the Boingers.... Bootleg book.


Yeah, I still have it, but I don't think I've listened to it since I bought the book way back when. I recall feeling that the concept was way funnier than the actual recording, which was just 'meh'. Though that might have been the opinion of my jaded teenaged self at the time. I should dig it out and give it another listen.
 
2014-01-24 12:23:07 AM  
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2014-01-24 12:24:43 AM  
Didn't the FBI also spend two years investigating the lyrics to  RUMBLE?
 
2014-01-24 12:57:30 AM  
 
2014-01-24 01:16:44 AM  

MFAWG: I've read that way down in the mix you can hear the drummer say 'fark' when he drops his drumstick.

They play the song at Safeco during the 7th inning.


Probably untrue, it was supposed to be part of the sung lyrics. I know in ELP song The Sheriff, Carl Palmer drops a drumstick at the beginning and you can hear him say "shiat". Maybe where that comes from.
 
2014-01-24 02:18:30 AM  

PC LOAD LETTER: I wonder what the Indiana Governor would think of 2 Live Crew's lyrics


I wonder what he thought about Check Berry's My Ding-a-Ling. His only number 1 hit in the US was about his dick.
 
2014-01-24 02:21:01 AM  

ruta: Dwight_Yeast: Satanic_Hamster: No, seriously, I have the Billy and the Boingers release on vinyl.

So do I, somewhere.  The flexidisc was bound into the Billy and the Boingers.... Bootleg book.

Yeah, I still have it, but I don't think I've listened to it since I bought the book way back when. I recall feeling that the concept was way funnier than the actual recording, which was just 'meh'. Though that might have been the opinion of my jaded teenaged self at the time. I should dig it out and give it another listen.


I've always kinda wondered what the story was behind the making of the record, who Berkley got to record it.

/I also seem to remember that the characters don't sound anything like I expected them to.  I had the same problem with the animated "Wish for Wings that Work".
 
2014-01-24 03:07:22 AM  
Phew, I was afraid there for a minute that the only mention of Iggy was going to be under "More:" below the headline up at the top.

 

Omahawg: [userserve-ak.last.fm image 400x398]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIHt0Q4VXLk


I've been egged by better than you.
 
2014-01-24 04:08:21 AM  

PC LOAD LETTER: I wonder what the Indiana Governor would think of 2 Live Crew's lyrics


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2014-01-24 05:45:38 AM  

phlegmmo: [2.bp.blogspot.com image 384x327]


Animal House was set the year before the Kingsmen's version of "Louie Louie" was recorded.
 
2014-01-24 06:44:18 AM  

MFAWG: I've read that way down in the mix you can hear the drummer say 'fark' when he drops his drumstick.

They play the song at Safeco during the 7th inning.


You can hear him say fark clearly. and whoever that was kicked ass on that song
 
2014-01-24 07:03:42 AM  

Dwight_Yeast: I've always kinda wondered what the story was behind the making of the record, who Berkley got to record it.

/I also seem to remember that the characters don't sound anything like I expected them to. I had the same problem with the animated "Wish for Wings that Work".


From Wiki:
The book includes a flexi disc with two Billy and the Boingers songs: "I'm A Boinger" and "U-Stink-But-I-♥-U." "U-Stink-But-I-♥-U" was performed by New Jersey hardcore band Mucky Pup who also rerecorded the song for their second album, A Boy In A Man's World. The track remains the band's signature song and is still played live to close out their shows.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_and_the_Boingers_Bootleg
 
2014-01-24 07:14:51 AM  
Jack Ely was a tool then and remains a tool to this day.

IMHO
 
2014-01-24 07:51:49 AM  
Proof positive: People from Indiana are farking stupid.
 
2014-01-24 08:24:33 AM  
I'd always heard it was about a man having sex with a woman on a park bench during her period.

Or I might be thinking of "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction".
 
2014-01-24 08:27:58 AM  

Fark Master Flex: It's a hump song.


Turns out it is a sea shanty
 
2014-01-24 08:49:07 AM  
I'm a Boinger
(S. Dallas)

A bird on the bass
A tongue, what a face!
At best, the music could be described as lame
Sure we look disgusting
But whose chops are we busting
In a year, maybe two, we'll seem tame
And three years down the track
We'll be a Las Vegas lounge act
We'll be back
We'll be back, 'cus we're the Boingers

Jimmy dropped his pants
And Ozzy dines on bats
And Hendrix played guitars with his teeth
The Deadheads got their Jerry
And Mom's got her Barry
And Ronnie listens to guys like Falwell and Meese
But if you don't know by now
Bill bit the head off a cow
That's no lie
That's no lie, 'cus we're the Boingers

Was Bowie ever a fairy?
Was Debbie ever Harry?
Was Elvis ever the King? let's not be reflective
Does Barbra wish she was a goy?
Is George really a boy?
Is Filthy ever Divine? - It's all subjective
Answers to all this
Lie with their psychoanalysts
Just relax
Just relax
I can't relax!
I can't relax, 'cus I'm a boinger!
 
2014-01-24 08:51:23 AM  
U-Stink-But-I-(heart)-You
(B. Catt)

I hate the way you act
And I hate the way you smell
I hate the way you look, girl,
'Cus you just look like hell

You make me sick! Way-oh, Way-oh, Way-oh
You make me sick! You really stink, girl
You make me sick! Way-oh, Way-oh, Way-oh
You make me sick!
(Tuba blast)
... But I luuuuv you

I hate your polyester pantsuits
And your greasy hair,
And that stuff between your braces
And your hairy derriere

You make me sick! Way-oh, Way-oh, Way-oh
You make me sick! You really stink, girl
You make me sick! Way-oh, Way-oh, Way-oh
You make me sick!
(Tuba blast)
... But I luuuuv you

(Guitar Solo)

When I got you in my backseat
And I tired to make my move
I had to roll down all the windows
To keep my face from turning blue

You make me sick! Way-oh, Way-oh, Way-oh
You make me sick! You really stink, girl
You make me sick! Way-oh, Way-oh, Way-oh
You make me sick!
(Tuba Solo)
 
2014-01-24 09:07:36 AM  
gameshowhost [TotalFark]


Social conservatism - wasting everyone's time and money.

You libs are great. You can't derp once without sticking your dicks in your mouth.
41st Governor of Indiana
Matthew E. Welsh Political party Democrat
 
2014-01-24 09:10:11 AM  
EyeballKid [TotalFark]
2014-01-24 07:51:49 AM


Proof positive: People from Indiana are farking stupid.

Oh you can narrow it down a bit more than that.
Governor Matthew E. Welsh ( Political party Democrat )
 
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