Louie Louie: the ultimate rock rebel anthem

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, recorded by every­one from the Stooges to the Clash”

Read the full story at The Guardian.

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