Song List

Our repertoire is ENORMOUS (weíve had a band for 33 years!) and we add new songs all the time. This list is not even close to complete. It is a sample of song titles, styles, composers, performers and types of music frequently requested.

Please mark the songs and styles you particularly like (or dislike!), write in any songs or artists that are especially important to you or your audience, and return the list to us. This will help us zero in on your tastes in music. (However we also hope you will let us use our instincts and experience to respond to your guests when we meet them! The interplay between a band and an audience is what makes live music LIVE! ) Click here for a print friendly version in Adobe PDF format.

 

TOP 40, ROCK, 80s, 90s, POP, ALTERNATIVE

I Gotta Feeling (Black Eyed Peas)
Just Dance (Lady Gaga)
Ants Marching (Dave Mathews Band)
Get the Party Started (Pink)
Heaven (Los Lonely Boys)
This Love (Maroon 5)
Run-around (Blues Traveler)
Taking Care of Business
(Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
Donít Stop Believing (Journey)
Open Arms (Journey)
Glory Days
Fire (Springsteen)
Dancing in the Dark
Living on a Prayer (Bon Jovi)
You Give Love a Bad Name (Bon Jovi)
Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)
America (Neil Diamond)
Time Warp (Rocky Horror)
Whatís So Funny About Peace, Love & Understanding?(E.Costello)
Love Shack (B-52ís)
Vogue / Material Girl / Borderline, etc. (Madonna)
Margaritaville / Fins / Volcano,etc. (Jimmy Buffett)
Nick of Time/ Runaway (Bonnie Raitt)
Freeway of Love (Aretha Franklin)
Old Time Rock and Roll (Bob Seger)
We Got the Beat (GoGoís)
Walking on Sunshine (Katrina & the Waves)
Mony, Mony (Tommy James / Billy Idol)
You Make Loviní Fun (Fleetwood Mac)
Another Night (Real McCoys)
New Yearís Day (U2)
Fire/Iím So Excited (Pointer Sisters)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Cannibals)
Ice Cream (Sarah McLachlan)
Kind and Generous/ These are the Days (Natalie Merchant)

CLASSIC ROCK, MOTOWN, R&B, & SOUL

Soul Man
Respect/ Chain of Fools
Mustang Sally
In the Midnight Hour
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Dancing in the Street
Same Old Song Motown
Ainít Too Proud to Beg
Come See About Me
Get Ready
Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch
Working My Way Back to You Babe
My Girl
You Keep Me Hanging On
Shotgun
Build Me Up Buttercup
Jumpiní Jack Flash
Honky Tonk Woman Rolling Stones
Satisfaction
I Saw Her Standing There/Daytripper Beatles
Twist and Shout / Get Back
Long Tall Sally/Roll Over Beethoven
I Feel Good
Good Loviní
Louie Louie/Hang On Sloopy
Do You Love Me?
La Bamba
Gimme Some Loviní
The Shout
The Twist/ Letís Twist Again
The Stroll
Heís So Fine
Runaround Sue/ Itís My Party/Calendar Girl
In the Still of the Night/ Daddyís Home/ Earth Angel
You Belong to Me
Soldier Boy
Chapel of Love
Lucille/ Sheila
Johnny B. Goode
Jailhouse Rock
Stand By Me
Under the Boardwalk
Locomotion
I Got You Babe
Brown-Eyed Girl/ Domino
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Dock of the Bay
Happy Together
Never My Love/ Our House
Statesboro Blues/ Cold Shot
You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman
Ooh Baby Baby /Tracks of My Tears

STANDARD BALLADS

As Time Goes By
Embraceable You
More Than You Know
Talk of the Town
My Romance
My Funny Valentine
Someone to Watch Over Me
Iíll Be Seeing You
It Had to Be You
When I Fall in Love
You Made Me Love You
Old Cape Cod
My Ship
Crazy (Patsy Cline/Willie Nelson)
Isnít It Romantic?
Candy
Body and Soul
I Only Have Eyes for You
Whatís New
Iíve Got a Crush on You
Moonlight Serenade
Moonglow
Stardust
I Canít Get Started
The Man I Love
Misty /Tenderly/ Moonlight in Vermont
Laura
Who Can I Turn To?
It Might as Well Be Spring
Autumn Leaves
September Song
Just the Way You Look Tonight
How Long Has This Been Going On?
I Got Lost in His Arms
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
My Way

 

FUNK/ 70ís/ DISCO/DANCE/RAP

Brick House
Get Down Tonight
Play That Funky Music/Dance and Shout
Disco Inferno
Boogie Oogie Oogie
She Works Hard for the Money/Last Dance
Fame/ Flashdance
I Will Survive
Turn the Beat Around
Gloria
I Had the Time of My Life
Celebration
Whoís Making Love to Your Old Lady?
Venus/Dancing Queen
I Want You Back/ Billie Jean
Oh What a Night (Dec. 63)
Rapper's Delight by Sugar Hill Gang

SOCIETY MUSIC & SHOW TUNES

Anything by Cole Porter, George Gershwin,
Rodgers & Hart, Rodgers & Hammerstein, etc.
Anything Goes
Night and Day
Ainít Misbehaviní
Our Love is Here to Stay
I Get a Kick Out of You
Itís DíLovely
You Do Something to Me
Thou Swell
My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Thereís a Small Hotel
Puttiní on the Ritz
42nd Street
Cheek to Cheek
Letís Face the Music and Dance
The Continental
Singing in the Rain
Cabaret
The Best of Times
Some Enchanted Evening
Send in the Clowns
What I Did for Love
One
All I Ask of You
Memory
I Dreamed a Dream
Master of the House
Songs from My Fair Lady, Camelot, Gigi & other shows

JAZZ & DIXIELAND

Tunes by Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Billie Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Franks, Al Jarreau, Dave Sanborn, Kenny G., Manhattan Transfer, Dave Grusin, etc.
Let us know who your favorite jazz artists are.

Maiden Voyage, Dolphin Dance
Night in Tunisia
Ornithology, Billieís Bounce
Green Dolphin Street
All Blues/ Milestones/ Freddie the Freeloader
Take Five
Java Jive
Moondance
Living Inside Your Love
My Attorney Bernie
Donít Be Blue/ Popsicle Toes
Songbird/ Morning Dance
Shaker Song/ Friends and Strangers
Soul Serenade

Dixieland:
Struttiní With Some Barbecue, Limehouse Blues,
When the Saints Go Marching In, Muskrat Ramble,etc.

See also the Swing, Standards, World Beat, and Latin listings.

WORLD BEAT, REGGAE, ZYDECO & LATIN

Red Red Wine
Get Up, Stand Up/ One Love/Is This Love?
Late in the Evening/You Can Call Me Al
Hot, Hot, Hot
Bang Bang / Soul Sauce, etc. (Latin/salsa/jazz)
Soy Antillana (Celia Cruz)
Under the Sea
I Need to Know/I Need You (Marc Anthony)
Waiting for Tonight/Letís Get Loud (Jen. Lopez)
Elena Elena
Cajun, Zydeco, New Orleans:
Voodoo/ Hey Pocky Way
Les Haricots Son Pas Sale
Jambalaya
Bon Temps Rouler
Mardi Gras Mambo
Rhumbas:
Besame Mucho
Spanish Eyes
Miami Beach Rhumba
Summertime in Venice
(Many Italian and Jewish rhumbas)
Bossa Nova, Samba, Brazil:
Girl from Ipanema/ Wave/ Desafinado, etc.
Blue Bossa
Black Orpheus (A Day in the Life of a Fool)
Chega de Saudade (No More Blues)
Agua de Beber (Water to Drink)
Chove Chuva
Antonioís Song
Astrud
The Goodbye Look
Merengues:
Lover, Mary Ann
Compadre Pedro Juan
Coralita
El Negrito Del Batey
El Cuapeton, etc.
Mambos
Cha-Chas:
Tea for Two
Never on Sunday
Poco Pelo
Por Favor
Tangos
Sambas

FOLK, ACOUSTIC, FOLK ROCK, NEW AGE

Dannyís Song
Youíve Got a Friend / Your Smiling Face
Donít Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Shower the People / Devoted to You
Longer Than / Leader of the Band
Someday Soon / Michael from Mountains
Since Youíve Asked
Blackbird (Beatles)
If Not for You (Dylan)


COUNTRY

Achy Breaky
Friends in Low Places
Down at the Twist and Shout/ I Feel Lucky
Iím Alright
When You Say Nothing at All
To Make You Feel My Love
Thatís How You Know Itís Love
You Never Even Called Me by My Name
Rocky Top
Hey Good Lookiní
San Antonio Rose
Little Things Mean a Lot
Donít It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?
On the Road Again
Forever and Ever Amen
Where Have You Been? / I Wear Your Love
Across the Great Divide
Full Moon Full of Love/Big Big Love
Walk Through This World With Me
Itís Your Love

 

SWING, JIVE and BIG BAND

Jump, Jive and Wail
Go Daddy Go
In the Mood
Route 66
Iíve Got a Gal in Kalamazoo
Donít Sit Under the Apple Tree
Bei Mir Bist du Schoen
Chattanooga Choo-Choo
Airmail Special
Night Train
Make Believe Ballroom Time
Tuxedo Junction
Boy from New York City
Woodchoppers Ball
Tangerine
Sing, Sing, Sing
Begin the Beguine
Shiny Stockings
Mack the Knife
Satin Doll
Take the A-Train
It Donít Mean a Thing
In a Mellow Tone
Opus One
Smack Dab in the Middle
Letís Get Away From It All
They Canít Take That Away from Me
We Are in Love
I Left My Heart in San Francisco
New York, New York
You Make Me Feel So Young
Fly Me to the Moon Sinatra
The Summer Wind
Iíve Got You Under My Skin
New York, New York

CONTEMPORARY BALLADS

What a Wonderful World
Unforgettable
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
Donít Know Why / Come Away with Me
(Norah Jones)
The Power of Love/ Because You Loved Me
Crazy Love
Thatís What Friends Are For
Beauty and the Beast
Wind Beneath My Wings
And I Love Her
Fields of Gold (Sting)
All My Life/Donít Know Much
Save the Best for Last
Always
Somewhere Out There
I Love to See You Smile
All I Ask of You
Just the Way You Are
Still the One (Shania Twain)
Valentine (Martina McBride/Jim Brickman)
Memory
The Way We Were / Evergreen
Sweet Love / Caught Up in the Rapture
Just You and I
Nobody Loves Me Like You Do
Saving All My Love for You / The Greatest Love
Vision of Love
Just the Two of Us
Endless Love / Truly
I Just Called to Say I Love You
I Just Fall in Love Again
Could I Have This Dance?
Through the Eyes of Love (Ice Castles)
One in a Million You
Canít Help Falling in Love
Blue Bayou / Desperado / Ooh Baby Baby.
Iíll Always Love You
Through the Years
Times of Your Life
True Companion
Your Song
Wonderful Tonight

MISCELLANEOUS

Line Dances: Macarena, Electric Slide, Achy Breaky, Alley Cat, Chicken Dance, Hokey Pokey
Limbo
The Twist, The Shout, Locomotion, etc.
Anniversary Waltz / Strauss Waltzes
Charleston / Peabody
Yale Songs
Sesame Street Songs
Games for children & adults.

(Weíve played so many unusual things over the years! Ask us about whatever youíre looking for.)


ETHNIC MUSIC

ITALIAN:
Tarantella
Eh Cumpari
Arriverderci Roma
Mala Femmena
Non Dimenticar
Torna a Surriento

JEWISH:
Hava Nagila
Other horas and frailachs
Fiddler on the Roof Medley
Hevenu Sholom Alechem
Yossel Yossel
Ose Shalom
Shein Vi Di Lívone
Klezmer music

POLISH:
Beerbarrel Polka
Clarinet Polka
Pennsylvania Polka
Liechtensteiner Polka
Other polkas by Little Wally, Happy Louie, etc.
Pytala Sie Pani
Obereks, mazurkas, czardas

IRISH:
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Danny Boy
MacNamaraís Band
Irish Washerwoman Jig
Harrigan
Iíll Take You Home Again Kathleen
Other Irish jigs, reels, and waltzes

GREEK:
Miserlou
Zorba the Greek
Traditional Greek music

ARMENIAN:
Erevan Erepooni

AFRICAN:
Wanamelameta (Swahili)
You Are Home (African jazz waltz)

CHINESE:
Jasmine (Jiang-su Province folk song)
Melody from the Tea Garden (Zhejiang Province folk song)
Colorful Cloud Chasing Moon (Cantonese folk song)
The Moon Speaking for My Heart (1980s pop song)

CLASSICAL
Bach, Mozart, Handel, Haydn, Brahms, Scarlatti, Pachelbel, Grieg, Schubert, Gounod, Poulenc, Faure, Debussy, Satie,
(must request in advance so that we can bring sheet music.)

 

 

 

 
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