Kingsmen, The

Also known as Kingsman, Kingsman, The, Kingsmen, Kinsmen, The
Members of Kingsmen, The: Barry Curtis, Bob Nordby, Dick Peterson, Don Gallucci, Gary Abbot, Jack Ely, Lynn Easton, Mike Mitchell (3), Norm Sundholm
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.louielouie.org/, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kingsmen

Discography of Kingsmen, The:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Louie Louie 2 Audio Collectables
2 Best Of The Kingsmen 10 Audio LaserLight Digital
3 The Best Of The Kingsmen 18 Audio 1991 Rhino Records (2)
4 Louie Louie 2 Audio 1963-00-00 PYE International
5 Louie Louie 2 Audio 1980 Old Gold (2)
6 A Quarter To Three 11 Audio 1980 Picc-A-Dilly
7 Ya Ya 11 Audio 1980 Picc-A-Dilly
8 Little Latin Lupe Lu / David's Mood 2 Audio 1964 Wand
9 The Kingsmen In Person 12 Audio 1964
10 The Kingsmen 4 Audio 1964
11 "Louie Louie" The Very Best Of The Kingsmen 26 Audio 1999 Collectables
12 In Person 12 Audio 1964
13 Louie Louie 10 Audio Not On Label
14 Louie Louie 2 Audio Forever Oldies
15 The Kingsmen In Person 12 Audio 1964 Reo
16 Louie Louie 2 Audio 1963 Fontana
17 Up And Away 14 Audio 1966 Wand
18 Louie, Louie / Twist And Shout 2 Audio 1981 Eric Records
19 Greatest Hits 14 Audio Wand
20 Louie, Louie - 64 - 65 - 66 ..... 2 Audio 1966 Wand
21 On Campus 15 Audio 1994
22 Killer Joe / Little Green Thing 2 Audio 1966 Wand
23 Volume 2 13 Audio 1964 Wand
24 Up And Away 14 Audio 1966 Wand
25 The Jolly Green Giant / Long Green 2 Audio Wand
26 Louie Louie 2 Audio Reo
27 The Kingsmen, Volume 3 12 Audio 1965 Wand
28 Little Sally Tease / My Wife Can't Cook 2 Audio 1966 Wand
29 Louie Louie / If I Needed Someone 2 Audio 1971-00-00 Wand
30 Louie, Louie / Shot Gun Slim 2 Audio 1984 Original Sound
31 On Campus 12 Audio 1965 Wand
32 15 Great Hits 15 Audio Wand
33 Louie Louie 2 Audio 1963 Reo
34 Jolly Green Giant 2 Audio Forever Oldies
35 Louie, Louie / Little Green Thing 2 Audio Wand
36 If I Need Someone / Grass Is Green 2 Audio 1966 Wand
37 (You Got) The Gamma Goochee 2 Audio 1965 Wand
38 Louie Louie 2 Audio 1980 Old Gold (2)
39 Louie Louie 2 Audio 1975 Vogue
40 15 Great Hits 15 Audio 1966
41 Death Of An Angel / Searching For Love 2 Audio 1964 Wand
42 Super Groups 12 Audio 1980 Europa
43 Volume 2 13 Audio
44 Greatest Hits 14 Audio 1966 Wand
45 Louie Louie / Greatest Hits 14 Audio 1986 Decal
46 On Campus 12 Audio 1965 Wand
47 Live & Unreleased 14 Audio 2001 Munster Records
48 The Kingsmen In Person 12 Audio
49 The Climb 4 Audio 1965 Vogue Schallplatten
50 Annie Fanny 4 Audio 1965 Vogue Schallplatten


Garage rock band from Portland, Oregon, United States formed in 1959. Best known for their 1963 recording of [a=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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