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Not My Job: We Quiz Comedian Louie Anderson On The Song 'Louie Louie'

Louie Anderson poses in the press room during the 68th Emmy Awards on Sept. 18, 2016 in Los Angeles.

Comedian and actor Louie Anderson won an Emmy for his performance on the FX show Baskets,in which he plays Christine Baskets, mother of struggling clown Chip Baskets. Anderson's new book is titled Hey Mom: Stories for My Mother, But You Can Read Them Too.

We've invited Anderson to play a game called "Louie, meet 'Louie Louie." Three questions for the Emmy award winner about the song "Louie, Louie," an unlikely hit written by Richard Berry in the 1950s and made famous by The Kingsmen in the 1960s.

Click the audio link above to see how he does.

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