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The Kingsmen are a garage/frat rock group from Portland, Oregon. The band first got together in 1959. The original line-up was Jacky Ely (guitar/lead vocals), Lynn Easton (drums), Mike Mitchell (lead guitar), Bob Nordby (bass) and Don Galucci (piano). The Kingsmen started out by performing at high school parties, teen dances, supermarket openings ... See full bio »
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 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (performer: "Louie Louie")
 2010 Knight and Day (performer: "Louie Louie")
 2010 On Tour (performer: "Louie Louie")
 2009 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Scene-Stealing Songs (2009) ... (performer: "Louie Louie")
 2006 Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (performer: "Louie Louie" - uncredited)
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Professor (2006) ... (performer: "Louie, Louie")
 2005 Guy X (performer: "Louie Louie")
 2001 Say It Isn't So (performer: "Louie Louie")
 1993-2000 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Kill the Alligator and Run (2000) ... (performer: "Louie Louie")
- Homer Goes to College (1993) ... (performer: "Louie Louie")
 1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Band Candy (1998) ... (performer: "Louie Louie" - uncredited)
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Brains and Eggs (1996) ... (performer: "Louie Louie" - uncredited)
 1995 Mr. Holland's Opus (performer: "LOUIE, LOUIE")
 1995 Man of the House (performer: "Louie, Louie")
 1993 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Commencement: Part 1 (1993) ... (performer: "Louie, Louie" - uncredited)
 1992 Jennifer 8 (performer: "Louie Louie")
 1992 Passed Away (performer: "Louie Louie")
 1990 Coupe de Ville (performer: "Louie Louie", "Louie Louie" (House Mix by Young M.C.))
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Animal Frat - October 19, 1967 (1990) ... (performer: "Louie, Louie" - uncredited)
 1988 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dance with Me (1988) ... (performer: "Louie Louie")
 1979 Quadrophenia (performer: "Louie, Louie")
 1978 Animal House (performer: "Louie Louie")
 1972 Tijuana Blue (performer: "Louie Louie" - uncredited)
 1966 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.57 (1966) ... (performer: "Louie, Louie")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #2.11 (1965) ... (performer: "Treat Her Right", "Too Much Monkey Business", "Money (That's What I Want)", "The Jolly Green Giant", "Annie Fanny", "Little Latin Lupe Lu", "Louie Louie', "Do You Love Me")
- Episode #1.41 (1965) ... (performer: "Good Golly Miss Molly", "Louie, Louie", "Do The Climb")
- Episode #1.22 (1965) ... (performer: "Little Latin Lupe Lu", "Jolly Green Giant")
 1965 How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (performer: "Give Her Lovin")
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The Kingsmen have performed the National Anthem at such places as Rice University, Wrigley Field, Oregon State University, Sea Hawk Stadium, the Kingdome, and the Peoria Sports Complex. See more »

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