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The Kingsmen (Jack Ely, second from left)

Jack Ely, Kingsmen Vocalist Behind Legendary 'Louie, Louie,' Dead at Age 71 from Mystery Illness

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Jack Ely, the vocalist made legendary by his appearance in the classic rock song "Louie, Louie" by The Kingsmen, has died at the age of 71. His family confirmed that he had passed away from an illness he had be suffering from for years, although his religious beliefs led to him never seeking out a diagnosis.READ MORE

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8 Great Punk Covers of Classic Songs: Minor Threat, Big Black, and more

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If an artist does a cover version of a song, but doesn't really change anything about it, then there's not really a point in doing it at all (listen to Seal's version of "Let's Stay Together" and tell me why it had to be made). However, these eight bands took songs by non-punk bands and put their own noisy punk spin of them.READ MORE

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