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Washington / State Song #95470

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 13, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(Olympia, WA) Controversy over push to make 1960s hit "Louie, Louie" the state song featured; scenes from "Animal House" shown courtesy Universal. Role of "Almost Live" host Ross Shaeffer in movement to adopt song recalled. [County council member Craig COLE - describes movement] [Radio CALLER - will leave state if "Louie, Louie" becomes state song.] [Composer Helen DAVIS - sings current state song "WA My Home."] [State assemblyman Joe TANNER - reads lyrics to alternative, "Roll On Columbia, Roll On."] [Governor Booth GARDNER - comments on "Louie, Louie."] Garner noted declaring yesterday as "Louie, Louie" Day. [Council MBR. - performs.] [MAN - thinks situation has gotten out of hand.]

Rose, Judd;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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