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Old 03-21-2011, 09:25 PM
 
Location: Funky Town
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Hey everyone! Some of you might be too young to remember this song, but for those of you who do. Didja know........



On February 17, 1964, the FBI launched a sweeping investigation into a problem that threatened to subvert the nation. Namely, were the lyrics to the song "Louie Louie" by the Kingsmen filthy or not? After months of intensive analysis, the bureau was unable to conclude what the actual lyrics were, and the case was dropped. The tune, written by Richard Berry, remains the nation’s most popular party song.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wx-8_GI4d2c
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Old 03-21-2011, 09:50 PM
 
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Well hell I can't make out the lyrics to most songs.. so who'd a thunk??
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Old 03-21-2011, 10:10 PM
 
Location: Texas
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LOL. I clearly remember this.

It was actually fairly nasty for the 60s but the words are slurred enough that most folks don't know what they really are unless they go snooping around like we did. It is still a great dancing song.
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Old 03-21-2011, 10:20 PM
bjh
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Have heard that. Sounds ridiculous. But it's true!
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Old 03-21-2011, 11:05 PM
 
Location: In a van, down by the river.... LOL
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Crazy!
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Old 03-21-2011, 11:45 PM
bjh
Status: "Enjoying cool weather." (set 1 day ago)
 
Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Was Dale Gribble involved?
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Old 03-22-2011, 12:06 AM
 
Location: Funky Town
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Was Dale Gribble involved?
Prolly!


"If Peggy wants to screw something up, why doesn't she just stick to Bobby?

I killed eight gophers last year and a purebred Tennesse walking horse that was looking at me funny.

Oh man. What kind of lefty hootenanny is this?"
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Old 03-22-2011, 04:23 AM
 
Location: I never said I was perfect so no refunds here sorry!
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I had absolutely no idea however with that said once I hit play it scooted me to my next cup of coffee
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Old 03-22-2011, 05:48 AM
 
Location: On the East Coast
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Yes, I remember this.
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Old 03-22-2011, 05:57 AM
 
Location: USA
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Thanks SP. Now I'm ready to par-tay (at 8 a.m.)
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