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I haven't posted in a little while but being back in a working band again, I wondered if you guys and gals can post your set lists. This should be fun and it will give me some more ideas for songs. We currently have two (2) sets lined up and the songs are as follows:

 

Cold Shot

Walk Away

Breakdown

Best Friend's Girlfriend

Dancing in the Moonlight (Thin Lizzy version)

Lodi

Let it Be

Rocky Mountain Way

Little Wing

Rockin in the Free World

Roadhouse Blues

I am the Walrus

Werewolves of London

 

All Along the Watchtower

Just What I Needed

Dead Flowers

Behind the Wall of Sleep

Overkill

Feel a Whole Lot Better

Sleeping on the Sidewalk

Just my Imagination

Hotel California

Go to Hell (Alice Cooper)

Tie Your Mother Down

 

 

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Here's the set list for Xenat-Ra, the weirdest dance band you'll ever love:

 

Autobahn (Kraftwerk) (done as a boogaloo)

Black Hole Sun (Soundgarden) (done Albert Ayler stylee, then as a samba)

Shimmy Shimmy Ya (Old Dirty Bastard)/Bemsha Swing (Monk) as a medley

Bezriel (John Zorn) (Always rocks the crowd, surprisingly)

Jan Jan (Acid jazz classic, we attempt the live Grant Green version)

Black Market (Weather Report) (Done pretty straight, at least as close as we can get, but with a rap before the sax solo)

Hit It and Quit It (Funkadelic)

Paid in Full (Eric B & Rakim)

A Call For All Demons (Sun Ra)

Manhog's Day In The Park (Critter's Buggin, an awesome Seattle band)

Theme to Aqua Teen Hunger Force (Schooly D)

Walking on The Moon (The Police)/Whitey's on the Moon (Gil Scott Heron) Medley

Moby Dick (Zep)

And a bunch of original tunes.

 

As you can tell, this more of a fun, play whatever the hell we wanna play kinda band. But, surprisingly, we do pretty well in the local clubs.

 

 

 

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Here's the set list for Xenat-Ra, the weirdest dance band you'll ever love:

 

Autobahn (Kraftwerk) (done as a boogaloo)

Black Hole Sun (Soundgarden) (done Albert Ayler stylee, then as a samba)

Shimmy Shimmy Ya (Old Dirty Bastard)/Bemsha Swing (Monk) as a medley

Bezriel (John Zorn) (Always rocks the crowd, surprisingly)

Jan Jan (Acid jazz classic, we attempt the live Grant Green version)

Black Market (Weather Report) (Done pretty straight, at least as close as we can get, but with a rap before the sax solo)

Hit It and Quit It (Funkadelic)

Paid in Full (Eric B & Rakim)

A Call For All Demons (Sun Ra)

Manhog's Day In The Park (Critter's Buggin, an awesome Seattle band)

Theme to Aqua Teen Hunger Force (Schooly D)

Walking on The Moon (The Police)/Whitey's on the Moon (Gil Scott Heron) Medley

Moby Dick (Zep)

And a bunch of original tunes.

 

As you can tell, this more of a fun, play whatever the hell we wanna play kinda band. But, surprisingly, we do pretty well in the local clubs.

 

 

I do love it. Could you link anything?

 

We only play originals, as of now.

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My cover band plays in bars sitting down with acoustic guitars only. Our set list is vast but here's a sample of what we play most often:

 

One

Wish You Were Here

Moondance

Space Oddity

Band On The Run

Don't Let Me Down

Come Together

Rocket Man

Daniel

Tiny Dancer

Bennie and the Jets

Piano Man

Sweet Home Alabama

Hotel California

Pride and Joy

Give Me One Reason

Baby, I Love Your Way

Under The Bridge

Scar Tissue

Long Train Running

Listen To The Music

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Clocks

Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen

Oye Como Va

Samba Pa Ti

Wanted Dead Or Alive

Ain't No Sunshine

New Orleans Is Sinking

Summer Of '69

Wanted Dead or Alive

 

Ian Benhamou

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Tupelo Rod - excellent taste in tunes, with some great picks outside the usual suspects. . .Tie Your Mother Down, Lodi, Behind the Wall of Sleep. . .keep on rockin!
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What's a set list?

 

We call them off as we go.

 

But, kinda a typical run of songs...

 

Cease and Desist - Delbert McClinton

Call Me the Breeze - J. J. Cale

King of the Road - Roger Miller (played swing)

Prisoner Of Love - Robben Ford

Sweet Home Chicago

The Chair - George Strait

One Way Out - Allman Brothers

Lonesome, On'ry & Mean - Waylon Jennings

Mama Tried - Merle Haggard

Route 66 - Asleep at the Wheel

Tequila Sunrise - Eagles

The House is Rockin' - SRV

Heard It In A Love Song - Marshall Tucker

Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd (Yes, we play it, love playing it, and the crowd goes nuts)

 

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We have 6 originals that we sprinkle in with:

 

Sacrifice - The Hatters

Shotgun - Jr Walker and the Allstars

Good Day for the Blues - Storyville

DirtFloorCracker - Mofro

Late Night Breakfast - Johnny Neel

Good Time - The Arc Angels

Good Clean Fun - Allman Bros

Lookin' Back - Popa Chubby

Sensitive Kind - Santana

Greasy Granny Gravy (or something like that)- Gov't Mule

Feels Like Rain - Buddy Guy version kinda

 

 

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As a solo performer who does mostly original music (and a guitarist as well), my set lists probably don't have much in common with the rest of you.

 

Here's my list from my most recent 1-hour set (Zak Claxton being my stage name)...

 

Summer Breeze (Seals & Crofts)

This Afternoon (Zak Claxton)

Rock and Roll Woman (Buffalo Springfield)

Thanks Anyway (Zak Claxton)

Fire & Rain (James Taylor)

You're Like a Cloud (Zak Claxton)

Comes a Time (Neil Young)

Falling Down (Zak Claxton)

Fade Away (Zak Claxton)

The Needle and the Damage Done (Neil Young)

A Day in the Life (Beatles)

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Our song list:

 

Song List

 

Set list is a different story. It's different every night and consists of 45 songs from the song list.

Dan

 

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Here's our list, we do 3 sets of 12-14 songs each out of this list.

 

A Love of Your Own Average White Band

Ain't To Proud To Beg Temptations

At Last Etta James

Baby I Love You Aretha Franklin

Back In Stride Again Maze

Better Be Good To Me Tina Turner

Big Girls Don't Cry Fergie

Black Cat Janet Jackson

Boogie Oogie A Taste of Honey

Car Wash Rose Royce

Chain of Fools Aretha Franklin

Come Together Beatles

Crazy Alanis Morrisette/Seal

Cut the Cake Average White Band

Dancing In the Street Martha and the Vandellas

Every Time You Go Away Gloria Gaynor/Hall and Oates

Everywhere Fleetwood Mac

Game of Love Michelle Branch/Santana

Georgie Porgy Toto

Higher Ground Stevie Wonder

Home Michael Buble

I Am So Into You Atlanta Rhythm Section

I'm So Excited Pointer Sisters

I Can't Go For That Hall and Oates

I Can't Tell You Why Eagles

I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor

I Wish Stevie Wonder

If I Never See Your Face Again Maroon 5

It's My Life No Doubt

Knock on Wood Eddie Floyd

Lady Marmalade Patti LaBelle

Last Name Carrie Underwood

Makes Me Wonder Maroon 5

Midnight at the Oasis Brand New Heavies

Miss You Rolling Stones

Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett

Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry

Proud Mary Tina Turner

Rescue Me Fontella Bass

Rock Steady Aretha Franklin

Separate Ways Journey

Shotgun Jr Walker and the Allstars

Signed, Sealed, Delivered Stevie Wonder

Something Got Me Started Simply Red

Songbird Eva Cassidy/Fleetwood Mac

So What Pink

Sunday Morning Maroon 5

Superstition Stevie Wonder

Tell Me Something Good Chaka Khan

Uotight Stevie Wonder

Virtual Insanity Jamiroquai

What a Fool Believes Doobie Brothers

Who Knew Pink

Will Go Round in Circles Billy Preston

Would I Lie To You Eurythmics

Work to Do Average White Band

You Got the Love Chaka Khan

 

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Cut the Cake Average White Band

Georgie Porgy Toto

I Am So Into You Atlanta Rhythm Section

It's My Life No Doubt

Knock on Wood Eddie Floyd

Rock Steady Aretha Franklin

Something Got Me Started Simply Red

Sunday Morning Maroon 5

Virtual Insanity Jamiroquai

What a Fool Believes Doobie Brothers

Will Go Round in Circles Billy Preston

Would I Lie To You Eurythmics

 

Dude, great songs!!!! Not your typical fare.

Ian Benhamou

Keyboards/Guitar/Vocals

 

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Hmmmm, it's not by the order of performance, but here it goes:

 

Let's spend the night together

Southbound

T for Texas

Feels like making love

Lie to me

Sweet Home Alabama ( I hate this one)

Suspicious Minds

Tie your mother down

Fat Bottom Girls

Get Back

Saw her standing there

You can leave your hat on

Delta Lady

Feelin' Alright

Hard to handle

Letter

Movin' on

Hot legs

Some kind of wonderful

You've lost that lovin' feeling

Can't get enough of your love

Shooting star

Jealous again

Like a rolling stone

Gimme some lovin'

Brown Sugar

Who are you

All right now

Glory days

SHake a tail feather

Rock me baby

Hammer to fall

Sweet home Chicago

Addicted to love

With a little help (from my friends)

Higher

Freebird (if we need to make audience go home :)

 

 

And many more. I just can't remember the all, and I don't have the list by my side. We usually do 2 sets , 15-20 songs each. Roughly 2-3h of playing in total with a 15-30 minute break in between (depends on the venue).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Doug Clark and The Hot Nuts from Chapel Hill have a fine setlist:

 

LINK

 

With songs like:

 

My Ding-a-Ling

 

Panty Raid

 

Two Old Maids

 

Baby Let Me Bang Your Box

 

and THE HOT NUTS THEME SONG...

 

Who could go wrong?

 

They've had these songs in their sets since 1955. :thu:

 

Yeah.

 

:snax:

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Here's our list, we do 3 sets of 12-14 songs each out of this list.

I might have to make a trip to DE just to check out your band. :thu:

 

To answer the OP, staying a step ahead of DJs, tunes pop into my head depending on the audience. :cool:

PD

 

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Now for something completely different - dinner/wine trio: Me, a sax/flute player and a female vocalist

 

Bye Bye Blackbird - Miles

Fool on the Hill - Tom Scott version

Baubles Bangles and Beads in 3/4

Black Coffee - vocal

Way you look tonight - vocal

You Make me feel so young - vocal

Blue skies - vocal

My foolish heart - vocal

This Masquerade - Benson

Four - Miles

Darn That Dream - vocal

NY State of Mind - Billy Joel

Theme from Taxi - scoff if you will but it goes over

Don't You Worry About a Thing - Stevie W

Take Five - Brubeck

 

It's funny to read the other set lists and think - know it, know it, know it, don't know it. Sometimes I miss doing the rock pop stuff - some great set lists guys.

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Don't You Worry About a Thing - Stevie W

 

Always been my favorite Stevie track, and that's saying a lot because I love almost everything he's ever done. That first chorus he does in the upper register is an explosion of joy like you've never heard.

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An average set for my jam band, Marilyn's Last Supper:

 

Happy/Tumbling Dice

My Old School

Born On The Bayou/Suzy Q

Refugee

Little Wing

Toys In The Attic

Message In A Bottle

Rocky Mountain Way

Saw Her Standing There

Suffragette City

Whole Lotta Love

Comfortably Numb

 

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Didn't we just have a "most beaten to death cover songs" thread not too long ago? It was like every cover band's set list rolled into one enormous list. (Of course some people spice up their set list by not playing 100% from such a list.)

 

As one fellow local muso told me the other night, "In order to be a successful rock band in this town you have to play three artists: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Seger and Kid Rock". YMMV.

 

While song choice is certainly important, I think picking artists is probably more important. For example, if you do classic rock it's hard to go wrong with any of the many hits by The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, etc. That doesn't mean you have to stay away from one hit wonders; I'm just saying there's probably no "best choice", for example, from The Beatles' catalog.

 

Some bands purposely choose only obscure "deep cuts" in an effort to not sound like any other cover band. And there may be a reason why no other working cover band uses such a set list. It's ok to use deep cuts but probably not a good idea to get carried away with them.

 

[i did hear of one band that had the brilliant idea of playing nothing but deep cuts unless the audience put in a request -- along with a tip for the tip jar. And it worked!]

 

I don't think we have anything on our set list that didn't chart.

 

We haven't played it in a while, but probably the most obscure song we did was "Holiday Road" by Lindsey Buckingham (the National Lampoon Vacation theme song). [That is, if you don't count the '90s to today stuff we do, which is very different from 75% of the rest of the local rock bands who only do classic rock.]

 

Most predictable song: "Sweet Home Alabama".

 

[edit: for the new country/rock band I don't think there are any deep cuts, but the most predictable song they do is still "Sweet Home Alabama".]

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We didn't even begin, but if anybody's interested, then that's a few songs we try :

Freezepop - Less Talk More Rokk

Daft Punk - Digital Love

The Goo Goo Dolls - Iris

Pink - So What

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Copied straight from our setlist for a wedding this Sunday. No alarms and no surprises, as Radiohead would say, but hey, it's what the punters want...

 

01 Rule The World, A, Aidan

02 Beyond The Sea, D, Cath

03 Have You Met Miss Jones, F, inst

04 Don't Know Why, Bb, Cath

05 Come Fly With Me/Lady Is A Tramp, C, Aidan

06 A Nightingale Sang, C, Cath

07 Moondance, Em, Aidan

08 Dream a Little Dream, C, Cath

09 Nobody Does It Better, F, Cath

10 My Romance, C, inst

11 The Look of Love, Dm, Cath

12 Leave Right Now, D, Aidan

13 Girl From Ipanema, F, Cath

14 Ain't That A Kick in the Head, D, Aidan

 

01 Back To Black, Em, Cath

02 Light My Fire, D, Aidan

03 Sunny Afternoon, Cm, Aidan

04 Let's Stay Together, Bb, Cath

05 Baby Can I Hold You, F, Cath

06 If I Ain't Got You, Bb, Aidan

07 My Guy, A, Cath

08 Blue Moon, Eb, Aidan

09 Your Song, D, Aidan

10 I Say A Little Prayer, Bb, Cath

11 It Had To Be You, Eb, Cath

12 Cantaloupe Island, F, inst

13 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues, A, Aidan

14 Natural Woman, Bb, Cath

 

01 Heard It Through The Grapevine (uptempo version), D, Cath

02 You Do Something To Me (Paul Weller), Em, Aidan

03 Knock on Wood, F, Cath

04 Daydream Believer, F, Aidan

05 Come Away With Me, C, Cath

06 How Sweet It Is, F, Aidan

07 Locomotion, D, Cath

08 Uptown Girl, Bb, Aidan

09 I Only Wanna Be With You (uptempo version), F, Cath

10 Handbags and Gladrags, F, Aidan

11 Son of a Preacher Man, D, Cath

12 Dancing In The Streets, E, Cath

13 Wonderful Tonight, F, Aidan

14 Mustang Sally, G, Cath

 

Encores:

 

Valerie, Eb, Cath

What a Wonderful World, F, Aidan

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Heres our setlist from the other night...

 

Jazulu Kozi Bar 25th July

 

Set One

 

Four On Six

Yardbird Suite

Honeysuckle Rose

Song For My Father

Winelight

Biji

Cantaloupe Island

Golden Brown

It Don't Mean A Thing

I Shot The Sheriff

Confirmation

 

Set Two

 

Uh Huh

So What

Bb Blues

Georgia

Sister Sadie

Night In Tunisia

Four

Streetlife

Wonderwall (Paul Anka)

Birdland

(Cherokee)

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For a 'palooza' style backyard party we're doing in a couple o weeks:

 

Anyway You Want It

Decode

Who Knew

Heartless

Look Sharp

Beast Of Burden

Miss You

Jealous Legs

Lady Marmalade

Freedom

Hot Stuff

Hot & Cold

Dance The Night Away

Tie Your Mother Down

U & UR Hand

Sweet Child

Rebel Yell

Time

Walk This Way

Right Now

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What's a set list?

 

We call them off as we go.

 

Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd (Yes, we play it, love playing it, and the crowd goes nuts)

 

We have the same deal, we don't use set lists, you just have to be ready and prepared.

 

I always thought covering Freebird would be a blast, but I can't convince my bandmates to do it.

 

Regards,

Joe

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