The Kingsmen

The Kingsmen

Profile:
Garage rock band from Portland, Oregon, United States formed in 1959. Best known for their 1963 recording of Richard Berry's "Louie Louie". Composer Berry sold the rights to his famous song for $750 in 1959. "Louie Louie" was recorded in one take for a one hour session that cost $36.

Members:
Mike Mitchell (1959-present)
Dick Peterson (1963-present)
Steve Peterson (1988-present)
Todd McPherson (1992-present)
Dennis Mitchell (2006-present)

Past members:
Lynn Easton (1959-1967)
Jack Ely (1959-1963)
Bob Nordby (1959-1963)
Don Gallucci (1962-1963)
Gary Abbott (1962-1963)
Norm Sundholm (1963-1967)
Barry Curtis (1963-2005)
Kerry Magness (1966-1967)
J.C. Reick (1966-1967)
Turley Richards (1967)
Pete Borg (1967)
Jeff Beals (1967-1968)
Steve Friedson (1967-1973)
Yank Barry (1968-1970)
Fred Dennis (1972-1984)
Andy Parypa (1982-1984)
Kim Nicklaus (1982-1984)
Marc Willett (1984-1992)
Keith Blake (1994-1999)
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The Kingsmen Discography

Albums

The Kingsmen Volume II (Album) Wand US 1964 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen The Kingsmen In Person (Album) Wand UK 1963 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen On Campus (Album) Wand Canada 1965 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen The Kingsmen Volume 3 (Album) Wand, Wand US 1965 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen 15 Great Hits (Album, Comp) Wand, Wand US 1966 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen Up And Away (Album) Wand US 1966 Sell This Version
PIC-3330 The Kingsmen Ya Ya(LP) Picc-A-Dilly PIC-3330 US 1980 Sell This Version
PIC3346 The Kingsmen House Party(LP) Picc-A-Dilly PIC3346 US 1980 Sell This Version
PIC-3329 The Kingsmen A Quarter To Three(LP, Album) Picc-A-Dilly PIC-3329 US 1980 Sell This Version
FST-4417 The Kingsmen 20 Greats(Cass, Album) Highland Music, Inc. FST-4417 US 1981 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen Louie Louie - Live & Unreleased (Album) Jerden US 1992 Sell This Version
SC 6027 The Kingsmen Since We've Been Gone(CD, Album) Sundazed Music SC 6027 US 1994 Sell This Version
not numbered The Kingsmen, The Pine Ridge Boys, Kymberlee Kinght, Star The Kingsmen, The Pine Ridge Boys, Kymberlee Kinght, Star - Music To Live By(LP) Eastern Star Records (2) not numbered US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Kingsmen Louie Louie (Single) Jerden US 1963 Sell This Version
EPL. 8172 The Kingsmen / "Jocko" Henderson* The Kingsmen / "Jocko" Henderson* - "Special Surf " - Louie Louie / A Little Bit Of Everything(7", EP) Disques Vogue EPL. 8172 France 1963 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen Money (Single) Wand Canada 1964 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen The Jolly Green Giant (Single) Wand US 1964 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen Money (EP) Disques Vogue Spain 1964 Sell This Version
Kingsmen* Little Latin Lupe Lu (Single) Wand US 1964 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen Death Of An Angel / Searching For Love (Single) Wand US 1964 Sell This Version
EPL 8273 The Kingsmen The Louie, Louie's Boys(7", EP) Disques Vogue EPL 8273 France 1964 Sell This Version
NEP 44023, NEP.44023 The Kingsmen The Kingsmen(7", EP, Mono) Pye International, Pye International NEP 44023, NEP.44023 UK 1964 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen Annie Fanny / Give Her Lovin' (Single) Wand US 1965 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen The Climb (Single, EP) Wand US 1965 Sell This Version
The Kingsmen De Boom Le Boom (Single) Disques Vogue France 1965 Sell This Version

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