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

WAND LP 659 The Kingsmen Volume II (Album) Wand WAND LP 659 US 1964 Sell This Version
NPL 28050 The Kingsmen The Kingsmen In Person (Album) Wand NPL 28050 UK 1963 Sell This Version
RLP 682 The Kingsmen On Campus (Album) Wand RLP 682 Canada 1965 Sell This Version
LP 662 The Kingsmen The Kingsmen Volume 3 (Album) Wand, Wand LP 662 US 1965 Sell This Version
W 674, WDM 674 The Kingsmen 15 Great Hits (Album, Comp) Wand, Wand W 674, WDM 674 US 1966 Sell This Version
WDM 675 The Kingsmen Up And Away (Album) Wand WDM 675 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
JRCD 7004 The Kingsmen Louie Louie - Live & Unreleased (Album) Jerden JRCD 7004 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

143 The Kingsmen Louie Louie (Single) Jerden 143 US 1963 Sell This Version
EPL. 8172 The Kingsmen, "Jocko" Henderson* The Kingsmen, "Jocko" Henderson* - Idoles U.S.A. " Spécial Surf "(7", EP) Disques Vogue EPL. 8172 France 1963 Sell This Version
8767X The Kingsmen Money (Single) Wand 8767X Canada 1964 Sell This Version
172 The Kingsmen The Jolly Green Giant (Single) Wand 172 US 1964 Sell This Version
466 802 TE The Kingsmen Money (EP) Disques Vogue 466 802 TE Spain 1964 Sell This Version
W 157 Kingsmen* Little Latin Lupe Lu (Single) Wand W 157 US 1964 Sell This Version
W-164-A, W-164-B The Kingsmen Death Of An Angel / Searching For Love (Single) Wand W-164-A, W-164-B 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
8788X Kingsmen* Little Latin Lupe Lu(7", Single) Reo 8788X Canada 1964 Sell This Version
189 The Kingsmen Annie Fanny / Give Her Lovin' (Single) Wand 189 US 1965 Sell This Version
183 The Kingsmen The Climb (Single, EP) Wand 183 US 1965 Sell This Version

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