"Louie, Louie" / "Haunted Castle"

LABEL: Wand [NY]
SERIAL#: 143
DATE: 1964

MISC NOTES: National release of Jerden #712.

LOCATION: Portland, OR
RECORDING PERSONNEL: Jack Ely (vocals / guitar); Mike Mitchell [guitar], Don Gallucci [keyboard]; Bob Norby [bass]; Lynn Easton (drums),
RECORDING STUDIO: Northwestern, Inc.
RECORDING ENGINEER: Bob Nordahl

FORMAT: disc
SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
DISC NOTES: Initial Wand pressings were done at Bell Sound in New Jersey.  They feature  hand-inscribed stamper codes  ^49965  /  ^49965 - X, plus a tiny Bell Sound logo.

Known Label Designs:
1.) A - B promo disc, Four quadrant label design. Upper left and lower right black. Gold WAND centered above spindle hole. Other numerals and lettering black. Upper right lower left sections white with black numerals and lettering. DJ COPY NOT FOR SALE upper right of spindle hole. Song titles above band name. Right edge aligned.*

2.) A - B retail disc. Four quadrant label design. Upper left and lower right black. Gold WAND  centered above spindle hole. Gold "stars." Other numerals and lettering white. Upper right and lower left white. Numerals and lettering red. Song titles centered above artist name.

3.) A - B retail disc. Two section Wand "album-style" label: Section above spindle hole features black background with WAND in gold. Other numerals and lettering white. Lower section white with red numerals and lettering. Song titles not centered over  band name. Song titles and band name right side aligned.

4.) A - B retail disc. Four quadrant label design. Upper and lower right black. Gold WAND above spindle hole. Other numerals and lettering white. Upper right and lower left white. Numerals and lettering red. Song titles and artist name right edge aligned.

5.) A - B retail disc. Four quadrant label design. Upper left and lower right black.Gold WAND centered above spindle hole. Gold "stars". Upper right and lower left white  Red numerals and lettering. LOUIE, LOUIE - 64 - 65 - 66....  "Lead vocal by Jack Ely"

[HEAR IT HERE] "Louie Louie"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2q0nlIacSs

[HEAR IT HERE] "Haunted Castle"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyljWJC0iCA

"Louie, Louie" Album Reissues:
1.) See Jerden #113

1.) [196?] Side Two, Track #1 on compilation lp The Original Great Northwest Hits - Volume 1 (Jerden JRL - 7001 / JRL - 7001 - S)

2.)1967. Side B Track #1 on compilation lp The Groups Are The Greatest And The Greatest Of The Groups. (Sceptor Records LP 518)

3.) [196?] On compilation lp Greatest On Stage (Wand LP-661)

4.) 1972. Side A track #1 on lp The Best Of The Kingsmen.(Sceptor Records Citation Series CTN 28002)

A-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) Inf. Not Avail.
2.) Wand - 143A  (50083) (etched wax) [small illegible stamping]
3.) Wand - 143A (50083) (etched wax) [small illegible stamping]
4.) WAND 143A (50083) (etched wax) [ small illegible stamping] 50083 (label)
5.) 50083 - 1J     W-143A (stamped wax); 50083 (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) Inf. Not Avail.
2.) ^49965 (October/November, 1963)
3.) None
4.) None
5.) None
A-SIDE COMPOSER: Richard Berry
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Limax Music (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) Inf Not Avail.
2.) Wand - 143B (50084) (etched wax) [small illegible stamping]
3.) Wand -143B (50084) (etched wax) [small illegible stamping]
4.) WAND 143B (50084) (etched wax) [small illegible stamping]; 50084 (label)
5.) 50084 - 1J    W-143B  (stamped wax); 50084 (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) Inf. Not Avail.
2.) ^49965 - X (October/November, 1963)
3.) None
4.) None
5.) None
B-SIDE COMPOSER: Lynn Easton
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Burdette Music (BMI)