- Oct 10, 2006
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Who knew Louie, Louie was played on a Guild?
I believe Ralf covered that base recently.Who knewLouie, Louie was played on a Guild?
..... and the early 'center dip' headstock shape, but that's just the cosmetic stuff. More interesting are the DeArmond pickups and the 'Duane Eddy'-like lay-out of the controls!One of the very very early Starfire V made. With the beautiful white diamond shaped buttons on the Kolb tuners and the round style pickguard.
Museum of Pop CultureReally? A "one hit wonder" band, and the guitar's in a museum?
Which also had at least one word that at least one person couldn't understand - Bob Dylan! He thought they were singing "I get high" instead of "I can't hide". And there begins the legend (and true story) of Dylan turning the Beatles on to marijuana..."Another factor in the success of the record may have been the rumor that the lyrics were intentionally slurred by the Kingsmen—to cover up the alleged fact that the lyrics were laced with profanity...The song was banned on many radio stations and in many places in the United States....
These actions were taken despite the small matter that practically no one could distinguish the actual lyrics.
Knocked out of Cashbox #1 position by some English group, with "I Want To Hold Your Hand"