6 County Runners to Compete in China CHRIS BERGERUD and In Cecil Adams' column "The Straight Dope," which has appeared in
alternative newspapers since 1973, he answered the following letter: and Inasmuch as the words to the Kingsmen's party anthem of the '60s,
"Louie Louie," are unintelligible, what are its lyrics? and "Richard Berry, the song's writer, spoke on the subject to a Los
Angeles interviewer named Bill Reed, explaining the song as the lament of a seafaring man, spoken to a sympathetic bartender named Louie," Adams wrote. and "Here are the official published lyrics: 'Louie Louie, me gotta go.
Louie Louie, me gotta go. A fine little girl, she wait for me. Me catch the ship across the sea. I sailed the ship all alone. I never think I'll make it home. Louie Louie, me gotta go. Three nights and days we sailed the sea. Me think of girl constantly. On the ship, I dream she there. I smell the rose in her hair. Louie Louie, me gotta go. Me see Jamaican moon above. It won't be long me see me love. Me take her in my arms and then I tell her I never leave again. Louie Louie, me gotta go.' " and "Running is an unnatural act, except from enemies and to the
bathroom." and --Unknown