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Karaoke Versions
of Louie Louie

There are many, many different Karaoke discs out there that contain Louie Louie, under many different brands.  However, there are actually only a few different recordings.  They just get re-labeled by the different companies that (presumably) license them.  Each table below represents a different, unique recording of Louie Louie that has been used on Karaoke discs. 

 The "Chartbusters" Version 
Type: Backing track only Time: 2:40
Appears on:
  • All Hits - All Hits Variety Pack 200  [AHVP-08]
  • Chartbusters - Essential 450 vol. 1 (disc 20)
  • Chartbusters - Party Hits 1  [CB-5010]
  • Idol Makers - American Series: "Livin' on the Edge" thru "Mack the Knife" [IM016]
  • Monster Hits - Male Classic Pop [1021]
  • Song Factory - Classic Rock Vol. 1 [SFK 1023] (2000)
  • Sweet Georgia Brown (SGB) - Fun Pack 2, disc 3 [KFP-203]
  • Top Tunes - Tune Pack, vol. 7 [TT016]
  • Top Tunes - The 60's, vol. 4 [TT154]
Notes:
 
 The "Supercore" Version 
Type: Backing track only Time: 2:44
Appears on:
  • Hot Stuff - Oldies Vol. 9
  • Karaoke Hits - Volume 3 [KH03]
  • KJ Tools - Oldies #1 [KJT-04]
  • Pioneer - Pop/Rock Volume 27 [PCDG-027-R] (1994)
  • Supercore - disc 9, Oldies Volume 1 [SPC-09]
Notes: Is the Pioneer version on the CDG the same as the version that appears on the Pioneer LaserDisc & VHS?
 
The "Sound Choice" Version 
Type:  Vocal and backing tracks Time: 2:46
Appears on:
  • House Party Karaoke - Best Party Songs , vol. 3 (disc 1) [Compass Productions, HP-6-13] (2006)
  • American Idol - Super Party Songs 1 [N0097] (2004)
  • Craig - Oldies 1  [509]
  • Sound Choice - Karaoke Star Series: 50's & 60's Party Songs, vol. 1 [2068] (1996)
  • Sound Choice - Performer's Choice: Best Party Songs, vol. 3 [7722]
Notes: The House Party Karaoke disc contains the backing track only.
 
The "Music Maestro" Version
Type:  Backing track only Time: 2:43
Appears on:
  • Karaoke Bay - Crazy Party Songs Vol. 1 [Sterling Entertainment Group, 30582] (2003)
  • Music Maestro - Party Time III  [6036]
Notes:
 
The "Singing Machine" Version 
Type:  Vocal and backing tracks Time: 2:35
Appears on:
  • The Singing Machine - Karaoke Ka-single (cassette) [K782] (1994)
  • Radio Shack - Sing the Hits of Frat Rock (cassette) [32-3027] (1993)
Notes:
 
 The "Pocket Songs" Version 
Type: Vocal and backing tracks Time: 2:44
Appears on:
  • Pocket Songs - You Sing the Hits of the 60s [CDG 1031] (1996)
  • Pocket Songs - D.J. Party, vol. 2 [CDG 1111]
  • Pocket Songs - The Big Chill Era [CDG 1143]
  • Just Tracks - It's My Party [JTG 144]
  • iBackTracks / ABC - Louie Louie [11430103]
Notes: The Just Tracks disc contains only the instrumental version.
 
 The "Countdown Media" Version 
Type: Vocal and backing tracks Time: 3:00
Appears on:
  • Madacy - Karaoke Party!  Rock & Roll Classics [MKP2 5753] (2003) [credited to The Countdown Singers]
  • Starlite Karaoke - Forever Karaoke: Rock & Roll Hits (2006) [digital download only] [instrumental version only]
     
Notes:  Tracks produced by the company Countdown Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Madacy Entertainment.  The vocal version appears on many other (non-karaoke) CDs.  More info here.
 
 The "Priddis" Version 
Type: Vocal and backing tracks Time: 2:27
Appears on:
  • Priddis - You Can Sing Party Songs [1107D]
Notes:
 
 The "DK Karaoke" Version 
Type: Backing track only Time: 2:52
Appears on:
  • DK Karaoke - Favorites Volume #17  [DKG 2017]
  • DK Karaoke [DK055]
Notes:
 
 The Musical Creations / iBackTracks version 
Type: Vocal and backing tracks Time: 2:42
Appears on:
  • Musical Creations / iBackTracks - Louie Louie [MC1341]
Notes:
 
 The Just Music Tracks / iBackTracks version 
Type: Vocal and backing tracks Time: 2:32
Appears on:
  • Just Music Tracks / iBackTracks - Louie Louie [J-002739]
Notes: The vocal version appears on other (non-Karaoke) CDs. More info here.

* Several of the karaoke tracks have long periods of silence at the beginning and end, and in most cases, I somewhat arbitrarily edited out some part of those silences.  The times listed here are based on those edited tracks, and therefore may not match the length of the original track


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