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The Best of the Kingsmen

The Kingsmen

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Biography

Formed: 1957 in Portland, OR

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

A rock & roll band from Portland, OR, the Kingsmen's one big hit, "Louie, Louie," defined the garage band style and became one of the all-time classics. The original lineup included Jack Ely (lead singer and guitar), Lynn Easton (drums), Mike Mitchell (lead guitar), Bob Nordby (bass), and Don Galucci (piano). After Ely had "incorrectly" taught the rest of the band the Wailers version of Richard Berry's "Louie Louie" (thus altering the basic rhythm into the now famous duh-duh-duh, duh-duh, duh-duh-duh,...
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