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V a r i e t y   B a n d  7

This band is a 7-Piece Cover Band including Male and Female Lead Vocalist, drums, guitar, bass, keys, and sax. Additional horn section players are available. Their large repertoire of dance hits include styles from: Classic Motown, Soul, and Rock from the '60s, Disco and Funky Dance Music from the '70s, R&B and Pop from the '80s, '90s, and Today, as well as Softer Jazz & Pop Standards for Dining. Their high energy level and enthusiasm appeals to audiences of all ages.
Variety Band 7

Song List


1960s-70s Motown & Soul
(You make me feel like a) Natural Woman (Aretha Franklin)
Ain't No Way (Aretha Franklin)
Ain't Too Proud To Beg (The Temptations)
At Last (Etta James)
Boogie on, Reggae Woman (Stevie Wonder)
Can't Get Next To You (The Temptations)
Chain of Fools (Aretha Franklin)
Cold Sweat (James Brown)
Dance to the Music (Sly & Family Stone)
Dancing In the Streets (Martha & the Vandellas)
Dock of the Bay (Otis Redding)
Dr. Feelgood (Aretha Franklin)
For Once in My Life (Stevie Wonder)
Heard it through the Grapevine (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder)
Hold On, I'm Comin' (Sam & Dave)
I Feel Good (James Brown)
I Thank You (Sam & Dave)
I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
I'll Take You There (The Staples Singers)
Isn't She Lovely (Stevie Wonder)
It's Your Thing (Do Whatcha Wanna Do) (Isley Brothers)
Knock On Wood (Eddie Floyd)
Let's Stay Together (Al Green)
Midnight Hour (Wilson Pickett)
Mustang Sally (Wilson Pickett)
My Girl (The Temptations)
Papa Was a Rolling Stone (The Temptations)
Papas got a Brand New Bag (James Brown)
Proud Mary (Tina Turner)
Respect (Aretha Franklin)
Rock Steady (Aretha Franklin)
Shotgun (Jr. Walker & the All-Stars)
Shout (Isley Brothers)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
Son of a Preacher Man (Dusty Springfield/Aretha Franklin)
Soul Man (Sam & Dave)
Stand By Me (Ben E. King)
Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
Take Me to the River (Al Green)
Thank You for Lettin' Me Bemiceself (Sly & Family Stone)
You are the Sunshine of My Life (Stevie Wonder)
Way You Do the Things You Do (The Temptations)
What's Going on? (Marvin Gaye)
When Something's Wrong with My Baby (Sam & Dave)
Will It Go 'Round in Circles (Billy Preston)

1960s-70s Classic Rock

Alright, Now (Free)
Another Brick in the Wall (Pink Floyd)
Black Magic Woman (Santana)
Born To Be Wild (Steppenwolf)
Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
Brown Sugar (Rolling Stones)
Comfortably Numb (Pink Floyd)
Crazy Love (Van Morrison)
Evil Ways (Santana)
Feel Like Making Love (Bad Company)
Feelin' Alright (Joe Cocker)
Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash)
For What It's Worth (Buffalo Springfield)
Funk #49 (James Gang)
Gimme Some Lovin' (Spencer Davis)
Good Lovin' (Young Rascals)
Honky-Tonk Woman (Rolling Stones)
I'm a Man (Chicago Transit Authority, Spencer Davis Group)
Long Train Runnin' (Doobie Bros.)
Me and Bobby McGee (Janis Joplin)
Oye Como Va (Santana)
Pride and Joy (Stevie Ray Vaughn)
Rockin' Me (Steve Miller Band)
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Take Another Piece of My Heart (Janis Joplin)
Taking Care of Business (Bachman Turner Overdrive)
Takin' it to the Streets (Doobie Bros)
Tush (ZZ Top)
Unchained Melody (The Righteous Brothers)
You Are So Beautiful (Joe Cocker)
With a Little Help from My Friends (Joe Cocker, The Beatles)
Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton)
You Can't Always Get What You Want (Rolling Stones)
You Can Leave Your Hat On (Joe Cocker)
You Shook Me (All Night Long) (AC/DC)

1970's Disco, Dance, Funk, R&B
Ain't Nobody (Chaka Khan)
Back In Love (Ltd)
Best of My Love (The Emotions)
Boogie Man (KC and the Sunshine Band)
Boogie Ooogie Ooogie (A Taste of Honey)
Brick House (The Commodores)
Bustin' Loose (Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers)
Car Wash (Rose Royce)
December 1963 (Oh, What a Night) (Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons)
Cut the Cake (Average White Band)
Get Down Tonight (KC & the Sunshine Band)
Get the Funk Outta Ma Face (Brothers Johnson)
Give Up the Funk (Parliament)
Good Times (Chic)
Hollywood Swinging (Kool & the Gang)
I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)
Lady Marmalade (Patti LaBelle)
Last Dance (Donna Summers)
Miss You (Rolling Stones)
Play That Funky Music (Wild Cherry)
Pick Up the Pieces (Average White Band)
September (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Shake Your Booty (KC and the Sunshine Band)
That's the Way (I like it) (KC & the Sunshine Band)
The Grooveline (Heatwave)
We Are Family (Sister Sledge)
What Is Hip (Tower Of Power)
Work to Do (Average White Band, Isley Bros.)
You Sexy Thing (Hot Chocolate)


1980s, '90s & Today: Dance Pop and R&B
Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now (McFadden & Whitehead)
Beat It (Michael Jackson)
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
Borderline (Madonna)
Celebration (Kool & the Gang)
Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough (Michael Jackson)
Don't You Want Me, Baby (Human League)
Family Affair (Mary J. Blige)
Finally (CeCe Penniston)
Freeway of Love (Aretha Franklin)
Get Down On It (Kool & the Gang)
Get this Party Started--I'm Coming Up (Pink)
Hit Me with Your Best Shot (Pat Benatar)
Holiday (Madonna)
Hot in Herre (Nelly)
Kiss (Prince)
Let's Get it Started (Black Eyed Peas)
Love Shack (The B-52s)
Lover Girl (Teena Marie)
Melt with You (Modern English)
Obsession (Animotion)
One Thing Leads To Another (The Knack)
Smooth (Santana)
The Way You Make Me Feel (Michael Jackson)
Through the Fire (Chaka Khan)
U got it Bad (Usher)
Walk like an Egyptian (The Bangles)
Walking on Sunshine (Katrina and the Waves)
What I Like about You
White Wedding, Part I (Billy Idol)

1980s, '90s & Today:
Alternative, Pop, Rock, Country & Modern Swing

All I Wanna Do (Sheryl Crow)
Burning Down the House (Bonnie Raitt, Talking Heads)
Come Away with Me (Nora Jones)
Drift Away (Uncle Cracker, Dobbie Gray)
Every Breath You Take (The Police)
Every Day is a Winding Road (Cheryl Crow)
Hand In My Pocket (Alanis Morisette)
Hard To Handle (Black Crows)
Hey Ya! (Outkast)
Redneck Woman (Gretchen Wilson)
Jump, Jive & Wail (Brian Setzer/Louie Prima)
Soak Up the Sun (Cheryl Crow)
You're Still the One (Shania Twain)

1950s Roots Rock
Blue Suede Shoes (Carl Perkins)
Johnny B. Goode (Little Richie)
Tequila (The Champs)
Hound Dog (Elvis Presley)

Standards, Swing, Smooth Jazz, Easy Listening

(numerous others for a "cocktail hour" duo consisting of Sax and keyboard with midi-tracks or highly affordable solo jazz guitar)
All Blues (Standard Instrumental)
All of Me (Frank Sinatra)
Breezin' (George Benson)
Come Away with Me (Nora Jones)
Come Rain or Come Shine (Standard)
Fly Me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra)
God Bless the Child (Standard)
Have Nagila (and other Horahs) (Traditional)
Holiday Songs by request (Traditional)
Home (Michael Buble)
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) (James Taylor)
I Don't Know Why (Nora Jones)
Just the Way You Are (Billy Joel)
Just the Way You Look Tonight (Frank Sinatra)
Killer Joe (Quincy Jones)
Little Sunflower (Freddie Hubbard, others)
Moondance (Van Morrison)
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (The Crusaders)
Mister Magic (Grover Washington, Jr.)
New York, New York (Frank Sinatra) (Advanced notice requested)
Our Love Is Here To Stay (Harry Connick, Jr.)
Put it Where You Want it (The Crusaders)
Satin Doll (Duke Ellington)
Sissy Strut (The Meters)
Something (The Beatles)
The Girl from Ipanema (Stan Getz, et al)
Under the Boardwalk (Linda Ronstadt)
Unforgettable (Nat King Cole, Natalie Cole/Duet)
Watermelon Man (Standard Instrumental)
Wave (Standard Instrumental)
What a Wonderful World (Louie Armstrong)
Witchcraft (Frank Sinatra)
Your Song (Elton John)

First Dances, Grand Entrance & Special Dance Songs for Weddings
(Also listed Elsewhere--Others by request)
Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now (McFadden & Whitehead) (Climactic Last Dance!)
All You Need is Love (The Beatles)  (Grand Entrance)
At Last (Etta James) view here
Cut the Cake (Average White Band) (Cake-cutting)
Come Away with Me (Nora Jones)
Come Rain or Come Shine (Standard)
Dance with My Father (Luther Vandross) (Bride-Brother)
Have I Told You Lately that I Love You (Van Morrison, Rod Stewart) (Father-Daughter or Mother-Son)
How Sweet It is (to be Loved by You) (James Taylor, others) (Grand Entrance)
Hot in Herre (Nelly) (Garter Toss)
Isn't She Lovely (Stevie Wonder) (Father-Daughter)
Just the Way You Are (Billy Joel)
Just the Way You Look Tonight (Frank Sinatra)
Last Dance (Donna Summers) (Climactic Last Dance)
Let's Stay Together (Al Green) (2nd dance commitment dance for guest couples?)
Our Love is Here to Stay (Harry Connick, Jr.)
My Girl (The Temptations) (Father-Daughter or 1st, 2nd Dance)
Through the Fire (Chaka Kahn)
Unchained Melody (Righteous Bros) (Anniversary Dance--Ask Us)
Unforgettable (Nat King Cole, Natalie Cole/Duet) (First or 2nd Dance)
What a Wonderful World (Louie Armstrong)
You are the Sunshine of My Life (Stevie Wonder) (Mother-Son, Father-Daughter or 2nd Dance)
You Can Leave Your Hat On (Joe Cocker) (Garter Toss)

Hot Peppers Productions
40170 Stowe Road
Temecula, CA 92591 USA
Tel. 951-491-0480
www.hotpep.com  info@hotpep.com