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The FBI Plot Against "Louie Louie"

11/29/2011 01:50 pm ET

In the winter of 1963-64, a team of FBI agents spent their days hunched over portable record players, struggling to decode a message that threatened the morality of America’s youth.

It wasn’t from the Russians or Castro, but a band of white-bread Portland teenagers called The Kingsmen, who had a hit song called "Louie Louie."

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