I have no idea what happened to Bob Nordby, but he was replaced on bass by Norm Sundholm. Read The Kingsmen's bio and find out more about The Kingsmen's songs, albums, and chart history. Get recommendations for other artists you'll love. Posted by: Joel | This is from Terry Currier on the Oregon Music Hall of Fame Facebook page. I can remember when Steve West and Doc Holliday played with the Raiders before Drake Levin and Phil Volk. My next door neighbour got me into the Beatles, Ray Charles,Stevie Wonder, Supremes, and actual music. The Kingsmen were formed in Portland, Oregon in 1959 by guitarist and singer Jack Ely and drummer Lynn Easton, two teenagers who had been friends for years. Posted by: All the guide you'll ever need. Contact Us | About Oregon Music News | Advertise With Us OMN Contributors | Web Help, Oregon Music News: Oregon’s all-genre music magazine since 2009, tchell on guitar, Bob Norby on bass and Don Galluci on keyboards when into a recording studio and recorded what is known, Chris Doss PDX Jazz ED on every performance in the 2021 Portland Jazz Festival / Cofffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music 273, Byla Rose: "Time" OMN featured video / Premiere (426), Jeff Langston: From to Berklee to Antony and the Johnsons to returning to Oregon. Sorta impressed with himself but a good guy. i went over to his house a few times and commissioned him to make me a couple of clocks, one that hangs in Music Millennium and one that I gave to my wife as a gift. Jahr Titel Höchstplatzierung, Gesamtwochen, Auszeichnung Charts Chartplatzierungen (Jahr, Titel, Plat­zie­rungen, Wo­chen, Aus­zeich­nungen, Anmer­kungen) Anmerkungen US; 1964 The Kingsmen In Person US 20 (131 Wo.) In 1963, with Mike Mitchell on guitar, Bob Norby on bass and Don Galluci on keyboards when into a recording studio and recorded what is knownas one of the most revered songs in rock & roll. They never practiced at … That task fell to Tacoma’s The Wailers, who recorded their own take with vocalist Robin Roberts in 1960. He also had the knack for building things and working with wood. I haven't seen him in probably 15 years, but Lynn was a family friend. 1963 … Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music#280 (315), A "Valentine" Song for Valentine's Day (315), Five Star Guitars wins NAMM Dealer of the year / Accepted by Geoff Metts (273), Behind the Axe: The Loyal Order's Brandon Cook / Q&A (259), Web Design and Web Development by Buildable. Edit Artist ; Share. When I went to his Facebook page today to confirm the rumor that he had passed, I noticed the past 2 posts he put up was a fun little Monty Python like commercial some kids made for Music Millennium and then the photo of me with the two clocks. I have no idea what happened to Bob Nordby, but he was replaced on bass by Norm Sundholm. On Saturday, I received word via the Two Louies Facebook page that Lynn died in … Comment: The band first got together in 1959. A … Jahr Titel Höchstplatzierung, Gesamtwochen, Auszeichnung Charts Chartplatzierungen (Jahr, Titel, Plat­zie­rungen, Wo­chen, Aus­zeich­nungen, Anmer­kungen) Anmerkungen US; 1964 The Kingsmen In Person US 20 (131 Wo.) Easton, whose mother had registered the name of the group and therefore owned it, declared that from this point on he intended to be the singer, forcing Ely to play the drums. The Kingsmen, Soundtrack: Knight and Day. 3 (LP, Sundazed) 1966 Up and Away (LP , Sundazed) Singles/EPs. As young teenagers, they played high school parties, teen dances, supermarket openings, and fashion shows. Wählen Sie aus erstklassigen Inhalten zum Thema The Kingsmen Band in … Lynn Easton (Gesang, Saxofon) Gary Abott (Schlagzeug) Don Gallucci (Orgel) Mike Mitchell (Gitarre) Norman Sundholm (Gitarre, Bass) Diskografie. Thank you!!! I wasnt allowed to listen to any music that wasnt KWJJ or KRDR style till I was around 10 or 11, and got a transistor radio. Box 5494Portland, OR 97228Contact: contact@oregonmusicnews.com. This led Jack Ely and Bob Nordby to quit the group in 1963, and Gary Abbott and Norm Sundholm were added to play drums and bass, respectively. April 27, 2020 at 05:00 PM. The two began playing parties at a local yacht club, and within a year they'd expanded to a quartet with the addition of guitarist Mike Mitchell and bassist Bob Nordby. The original line-up was Jacky Ely (guitar/lead vocals), Lynn Easton (drums), Mike Mitchell (lead guitar), Bob Nordby (bass) and Don Galucci (piano). Most bass players that cover "Louie" only play the 3 notes. The Kingsmen's fourth album featured two chart singles, "The Climb" (#65) and "Annie Fanny (#47), plus several Northwest and R&B classics, a cover of the Beatles ' " A Hard Day's Night " and two Lynn Easton compositions. The Kingsmen sind – mit dem einzigen verbliebenen Urmitglied, Gitarrist Mike Mitchell ... Don Gallucci: Tasteninstrumente ; Lynn Easton: Schlagzeug ; Diskografie Alben. Hello, My name is Lynn Easton. Lynn Easton's mother owned the band name and thought her darling son belonged out front, so he was replaced on drums by Dick Petersen. I do enjoy reading your comments, Joel, you are such a font of information!! JannM | Posted by: By TOM D'ANTONI // PDX Jazz Executive Director tell us about all the music in the 2021 Portland Jazz Festival February 17-27. A rock & roll band from Portland, Oregon, the Kingsmen's one big hit "Louie, Louie" defined the garage-band style and became one of the all-time classics. His parents said no touring until he finished school so he was replaced by Barry Curtis. Easton, L. Easton, L.Easton, Lynn Easton Formerly Of The Kingsmen, Lynne Easton, Lyon Easton [a578584] Artist . Easton played drums. At that time he went into the adverting business and also hosted a TV show in Portland, much like American Bandstand, on KGW TV. They were called the Weeds but when they went back to SF they changed their name to The Grateful Dead. US: The Kingsmen, … Ely sang. Jack Ely poses for a portrait with his group "Jack Ely And The Kingsmen" in 1964. In August 1963, Easton declared that he wanted to step out from behind the drum kit and become the Kingsmen’s vocalist, so Ely would have to be … The two remaining original Kingsmen, Lynn Easton and Mike Mitchell, toured as the official band. Joel | The Kingsmen were not even the first Pacific Northwest group to record a version of Richard Berry’s relatively obscure 1957 single. From TERRY CURRIER // Lynn Easton was a member of the Kingsmen and later became a TV dance show host. Sundholm went on to develop the Sunn -- SUNN0))) -- brand of amplifiers with his brother Conrad. So when the consumer says, "That's the version from Animal House that Belushi got down to, I want that for my parties," he or she blunders into history. Thu 23 Feb 2006 19.12 EST. After Lynn Easton’s mother enlisted Jack to perform at a local yacht club, joined by high school colleagues, the Kingsmen were born. US: The Kingsmen, … You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. And, the drummer on “Louie Louie.” I have always loved drums since my … Lynne Easton. But got to know him pretty well when he later worked at McCann Ericson ad agency in GP Building (the one with nudes in the fountain). BREAKING BAD .... YOU WILL BINGE THIS ». Like many fledgling bands of the day, they copied what they heard on the radio: Elvis, The Ventures, Country music, r&b, and the burgeoning Northwest Sound. The two founders have passed on, Jack Ely in 2015 and Lynn Easton in 2020.. "Louie Louie" experienced a revival when it was featured in the movie Animal House in 1978. Robbie | Lynn Easton (Gesang, Saxofon) Gary Abott (Schlagzeug) Don Gallucci (Orgel) Mike Mitchell (Gitarre) Norman Sundholm (Gitarre, Bass) Diskografie Alben. Lynn Easton, the Kingsmen`s original drummer, had a bombshell waiting for his bandmates. You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Enjoyed him. Don Gallucci was only 16 and still in high school (Franklin I think.) I remember when this band from San Francisco came to town and played this weird music. : In 1959 Lynn Easton and Jack Ely started a band that wound eventually be called the Kingmen after another band named the Kingmen broke up. A major tip of the hat to a great person and one of members of Kingsmen, who gave us one of the great singles of all-time in rock & roll….LOUIE LOUIE! : In 1959 Lynn Easton and Jack Ely started a band that wound eventually be called the Kingmen after another band named the Kingmen broke up. April 25, 2020 at 09:07 PM. That comes from being a band nerd in high school Jann. Since the 1970s, original member Mike Mitchell along with Dick Peterson and Barry Curtis have continued to perform as the Kingsmen with other musicians. BREAKING BAD .... YOU WILL BINGE THIS », Posted by Star Stations LLC at 11:43 AM in Music, Northwest History | Permalink. The Kingsmen: Louie Louie (Richard Berry), Haunted Castle (Lynn Easton): DADA-RECORDS.DE: Ankauf und Verkauf von Vinyl-Schallplatten. For example, I attended a Girl Scout day camp for 2 wk, and kids were talking Young Rascals, Lovin Spoonful, etc, and I had no concept. April 26, 2020 at 07:48 PM. April 25, 2020 at 07:27 PM, Posted by: The band first got together in 1959. His parents said no touring until he finished school so he was replaced by Barry Curtis. SAD TO HEAR KINGSMEN GREAT LYNN EASTON HAS DIED . From TERRY CURRIER // Lynn Easton was a member of the Kingsmen and later became a TV dance show host. Never did know Lynn Easton in Kingsman days. Oregon Music News - Oregon's all-genre, music magazine covers music news and events in Portland and throughout the state. Lynn Easton, co-founder of the Kingsmen, whose performance of LOUIE LOUIE inspired countless toga parties, a gazillion re-recordings of the song, and an actual FBI investigation... passed away last week. Marketplace 1,917 For Sale. In the early 60s I was the co-founder, performer and leader of the Kingsmen. This is from Terry Currier on the Oregon Music Hall of Fame Facebook page. He also had the knack for building things and working with wood the knack building... 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