The Kingsmen
Louie Louie





Release Year: 1963

Rankings: All-Time #41 / 1960s #17 / 1963 #2


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1-1001
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2003) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of the Top 40 Singles by Year (1981) 3
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 11
Gary Pig Gold (Canada) - The 40 Most Influental Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Singles (1979) No Order
Latin Music USA (USA) - "Explore the Music" Songs (2009) No Order
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, 5 Songs for Each Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
NPR (USA) - The 300 Most Important American Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Paul Williams (USA) - Rock and Roll: The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1993) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Songs of the 60s (2006) 154
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 57
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - 40 Songs That Changed the World (2007) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 18
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 55
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 54
San Antonio Express-News (USA) - Rock 'n' roll timeline (2004) No Order
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 701-800
TimeOut (USA) - 1000 Songs to Change Your Life (2008) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 11
Will Hermes, Details Magazine (USA) - The 40 Records That Shook the World (1998) No Order
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 19
BBC (UK) - Pop on Trial, Top 50 Songs from the 1960s (2008) No Order
Colin Larkin (UK) - The All-Time Top 100 Singles (2000) 6
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 818
Elspeth Beidas (UK) - 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists [100 Songs] (2016) No Order
John Peel (UK) - Peelenium: Four Tracks from Each Year of the Last Century (1999) No Order
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1997) 51
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 70
Mojo (UK) - The Ultimate Jukebox: 100 Singles You Must Own (2003) 1
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2012) 29
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 159
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (1976) 43
Nick Hornby, High Fidelity, Rob's All Time Top 5 Songs + songs that almost made it 6
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, 100 Essential Singles (2001) No Order
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Singles from 1954-1969 (2004) 10
Sean Egan (USA) - 500 Songs You Need to Hear (2006) No Order
Sean Egan (USA) - The Little Black Book of Music: Key Songs (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
The Wire (UK) - The 100 Most Important Records Ever Made (1992) No Order
Vox (UK) - 100 Records That Shook the World (1991) No Order
Zig Zag (UK) - Gillett & Frith's Hot 100 Singles (1975) No Order
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Martijn Stoffer and Roel Bentz van de Berg (The Netherlands) - Atoomjukebox (2009) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1998) 53
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 77
Musikexpress (Germany) - Die 75 Einflussreichsten Platten Aller Zeiten [The 75 Most Influential Records of All Time] (2012) No Order
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 76
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 32
Spex (Germany) - The Best Singles of the Century (1999) No Order
Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) - 1020 Songs 1955-2005 (2005) No Order
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010 - French Edition) 1-1001
Fréderic Platzer (France) - Le top 100 du rock [Top 100 Rock Songs] (2013) No Order
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
Rolling Stone (France) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 92
Hipersonica (Spain) - Las 101 mejores canciones de rock de los años 50 y 60 [The 101 Best Rock Songs of the '50s and '60s] (2014) 96
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 92
Rocks Musiczine (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Songs in History (1995) 39
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 17 Critics and Their Top 50 Songs (2002) 99
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 172
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
Record Collectors (Japan) - 100 Best US Songs 1954-1966 (2009) 22