BY THE NUMBERS: Dire Straits

As far as statistics go, Dire Straits meet and exceed any requirements necessary for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  In honor of the band's induction, here are some important numbers in Dire Straits' history.

“Louie Louie” and Five Other Misheard Lyrics

The Kingsmen classic “Louie Louie” was released on this day in 1963 and is best known for its unintelligible lyrics that caused such a stir the FBI launched an investigation on the suspicion that the track contained dirty lyrics.  (It didn’t.)