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Please Louise


"Please Louise"
Music & Lyrics by Scott Cooley.

Copyright © ℗ 2012 by Scott Cooley. All rights reserved.

"Please Louise"

Song by Scott Cooley from the album Cherchez La Femme
Position #9
Released 2012
Recorded Scott Cooley Music Productions studio, East Lansing, Michigan
Genre alternative acoustic, Americana, rock
Length 3:21
Label Scott Cooley Records
Personnel Scott Cooley - vocals, guitars, bass, percussion, harmonica
Publisher Scott Cooley Music Publishing
Producer Scott Cooley
Format Compact Disc, MP3, FLAC, OGG
Writer words/music by Scott Richard Cooley

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Please Louise is a song that I originally called Stephanie, who was one of my first girlfriends back in junior high.  It's about the innocence of "dating" for someone at that age, and I suppose that meant asking her to go with me, then wanting to "work on our night moves" as Bob Seger said.  So, I've got a song with a slot there to substitute any three-syllable girl's name, which would be good for tailoring to an audience member in a live setting.  I switched it to this title partly because my wife's middle name is Louise, and kind of out of respect for her to not have a song titled after a past girlfriend, and what I didn't share with her is also the fact that by a strange coincidence I happen to have dated several girls who also happened to have Louise as a middle name.  Funny how you remember things like that.  Anyway, this was a riff song, and I honestly don't remember if I came up with the riff before the lyrics or not since it was so long ago that I wrote it.  These are rare for me, release-wise, but I have actually written quite a few riff-based tunes over the years, but this was one of the few that made the cut in my weeding out process.  I had been meaning to record a decent version for over a decade until I finally got around to it.