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LHW

Southwest Florida

Alone in my principles
Jun 2nd, 2017 08:07 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

My band is preparing for our second gig, and this is a big deal for us. It is a paying gig, with the opportunity to be added to the permanent rotation if the club likes us. We need a few more songs to complete four sets, and they need to be songs people can dance to (as well as being easy to learn.)
I would appreciate your input. We recently added "Jenny, Jenny 867-5309" and "ROCK In The USA."

Peegoo
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I've got my own

double-cross to bear
Jun 2nd, 2017 04:17 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The Breakup Song (Greg Kihn)

Walk Like an Egyptian (The Bangles)

I Love Rock and Roll (Joan Jett)

One Way or Another (Blondie)

Anything by Bob Marley

Anything by Jimmy Buffet

^^^
These tunes always filled the dance floor and kept people drinkin'. And you can be a dude and sing the chick tunes if you *sell* the tune.

LHW

Southwest Florida

Alone in my principles
Jun 2nd, 2017 06:06 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Thanks, Peegoo!

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Manchester, TN

12,423 Mustangs passed and counting
Jun 3rd, 2017 07:17 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

As usual, Peegoo has some great suggestions there!

But, if you're going to do "One Way or Another", it helps to have a really cute blonde singer! ;)

tdk

Finland

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Jun 5th, 2017 02:10 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Honkey tonk women and Abracadabra always fills the dance floor. Also, anything by Chuck Berry or just plain old Rock n Roll tunes gets people off their chairs and dancing.

LHW

Southwest Florida

Alone in my principles
Jun 5th, 2017 07:05 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

LOL at walshb!

Thanks, tdk!

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San Clemente, CA

Happy Sunsets, tahitijack
Jun 5th, 2017 12:01 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Some of us hate these, but dancers love them.

Sweet Home Alabama
Brown Eyed Girl
You shook me all night long
Most any up tempo Beatles or Stones song
Mustang Sally.

LHW

Southwest Florida

Alone in my principles
Jun 6th, 2017 10:13 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Thanks, tahitijack!

I just convinced my band mates to do Mustang Sally. It was a hard sell, but I reminded them the key to getting asked to play again hinges on bringing people in and then getting them to dance.

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Suburban MD.

Are your prayer beads maple or rosewood?
Jun 6th, 2017 01:11 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

American Girl or
Running Down a Dream
Just What I Needed - Cars
Sedated or Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones
Surrender - Cheap trick
Ain't Talking Bout Love
What I like about You - Romantics
I always wanted to play Talk Dirty to Me, but could never convince my bandmates.
Message in a Bottle

If you wanted a new wave-y, punk bend:
Radio, Radio - Elvis Costello
Peace Love and Understanding - Elvis
White Wedding
I'm the Man - Joe Jackson
Pretty Vacant - Sex Pistols
New Rose - The Damned
Just Like Heaven - The Cure
Town Called Malice - The Jam (requires keys)
Turning Japanese

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