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CLASSICS SONG LIST
Special Events / Festivals / Theatres / Corporate & Private Concerts

Song selections will be chosen and performed to the style and focus
of each event to ensure a successful Concert/Dance/etc.

For information on booking Hal Bruce, please contact Lynne St-Hillaire-Bruce: lynne@halbruce.com


Sample song list of classics:

1950s   |   1960s   |   1970s   |   1980s & beyond   |   Blues   |   Country   |   Canadiana   |   Southern Rock

       
  1950s

Bill Haley and The Comets
Rock Around The Clock

Buddy Holly
Rave On
Peggy Sue
Oh Boy!
Not Fade Away
Words of Love

Carl Perkins
Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby
Honey Don't
Matchbox

Chuck Berry
Roll Over Beethoven
Rock and Roll Music
Sweet Little Sixteen

Elvis presley
Hound Dog
Blue Suede Shoes
I Can't Help Falling In Love With You
Little Sister
Suspicious Minds

Everly Brothers
Dream
Wake Up Little Suzie
Let It Be Me

Little Richard
Long Tall Sally

Ray Charles
Hit The Road Jack

Santo And Johnny
Sleepwalk (Instrumental)


1960s

Animals
House Of The Rising Sun

Arlo Guthrie
City Of New Orleans

Beach Boys
Barbara Ann

Beatles (all 214 of them,
good for requests)

Bee Gees
To Love Somebody
Words
Massachussetts

BJ Thomas
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

Bobby Fuller Four
I Fought The Law

Bob Dylan
Lay Lady Lay
Knocking On Heaven's Door

Boxtops
The Letter

Buffalo Springfield
For What It's Worth

Byrds
Tambourine Man
Feel A Whole Lot Better
Turn, Turn, Turn

Canned Heat
Goin' Up The Country

Cavaliers
Last Kiss

CCR
Proud Mary
Who'll Stop The rain?
Have You Ever Seen The Rain?
I Put A Spell On You
Midnight Special
Lookin' Out My Back Door
Bad Moon Rising
Lodi
Hey Tonight
Fortunate Son
Down On The Corner
Cotton Fields
Suzy Q.
I Heard It Through The Grapevine

Cream
Crossroads

Crosby, Stills and Nash
(and Young)

Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
Teach Your Children
Southern Cross
4 + 20
Love The One You're With
Seven Bridges Road

Dave Clark Five
Glad All Over
Because
Any Way You Want It
Reelin' And Rockin'

Del Shannon
Runaway

Dion
The Wanderer

Donovan
Sunshine Superman

Fireballs
Bottle Of Wine

Gerry And The Pacemakers
Ferry Cross The Mersey
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying

Grass Roots
Get Ready

Herman's Hermits
Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter
I'm Henry The VIII, I Am
Kind Of Hush
I'm Into Something Good
The End Of The World

Hollies
Just One Look

Jimi Hendrix
Wind Cries Mary

John Fogerty (of CCR)
Centerfield
Old Man, Down The Road
Sugar, Sugar

Kingsmen
Louie Louie

Kinks
Lola
You Really Got Me
All Day and All Of The Night
So Tired, Tired Of Waiting

Led Zeppelin
Stairway To Heaven

Lemon Pipers
Green Tambourine

Lovin' Spoonful
Summer In The City
Daydream
Darling Be Home Soon

McCoys
Hang on sloopy

Mamas and The Papas
California Dreaming
Monday Monday
Creeque Alley

Monkees
I'm A Believer
Daydream Believer
Last Train To Clarksville
Pleasant Valley Sunday

Moody Blues
Nights In White Satin

Neil Diamond
Sweet Caroline
Crackling Rosie
Solitary Man

Otis Redding
Dock Of The Bay

Peter And Gordon
World Without Love

Righteous Brothers
Unchained Melody

Rolling Stones
Satisfaction
Jumpin' Jack Flash
Paint It Black
Brown Sugar
Honky Tonk Women
All Over Now
The Last Time
As Tears Go By

Roy Orbison
Oh Pretty Woman
Crying
You've Got It (1980s)

Scott MacKenzie
San Francisco

Searchers
Love Potion No. 9
Needles And Pins

Shocking Blue
Venus

Simon And Garfunkel
Cecelia
Mrs. Robinson
The Boxer
Homeward Bound
Me And Julio (Down By The Schoolyard)

Small Faces
Itchycoo Park

Sonny and Cher
The beat goes on

Spencer Davis Group
Gimme Some Lovin'

Steppenwolf
Magic Carpet Ride

The Who
I Can See For Miles

Pinball Wizard
Squeezebox

Tommy James
Hanky Panky
I Think We're Alone Now
Mony Mony

Troggs
Wild Thing
Love Is All Around Me

Turtles
Happy Together

Van Morrison
Brown Eyed Girl
G-L-O-R-I-A
Moondance

Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally

Youngbloods
Get Together

Young Rascals
Good Lovin'


1970s

Allman Brothers Band
Melissa
Midnight Rider
Rambling Man

Amazing Rhythm Aces
Third Rate Romance

America
Sister Golden Hair

Andy Kim
Rock Me Gently

Bad Company
Bad Company
Feel Like Making Love
Can't Get Enough

Badfinger
Day After Day
No Matter What

Bee Gees
Staying Alive

Bellamy Brothers
Let Your Love Flow

Bill Withers
Ain't No Sunshine
Lean On Me

Billy Joel
You May Be Right
Still Rock And Roll To Me

Bob Seger
Old Time Rock And Roll
Turn The Page

Bond
Dancing' On A Saturday Night

Bread
Everything I Own
The Guitar Man

Bruce Springsteen
Fire

Canned Heat
Going Up The Country
On The Road Again

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Ohio

Crowded House
Better Be Home Soon

Delaney, Bonnie and Friends
Never Ending Love

Dobie Gray
Drift Away

Doobie Brothers
Long Train Running
Listen To The Music
South City Midnight Lady

Dr. Hook
Cover Of The Rolling Stone

Eagles
Take It easy
Peaceful Easy Feeling
Hotel California
Seven Bridges Road

ELO
Rock and Roll Is King

Eric Clapton
Crossroads
Wonderful Tonight
Lay Down Sally
Tears In Heaven
Tulsa Time

Fleetwood Mac
Go Your Own Way
Don't Stop
Say You Love Me

Second Hand News

You Make Lovin’ Fun

Fludd
Cousin Mary

Foot In Cold Water
Make me do anything you want

George Harrison
I Got My Mind Set On You
My Sweet Lord
Give Me Love

Grand Funk
Some Kind Of Wonderful

Harry Chapin
Cat's In The Cradle

Honey Drippers
Sea Of Love

Jackson Browne
Running On Empty

James Taylor
You've Got A Friend
Fire and Rain
Handy Man

Jimmy Buffet
Margaritaville
Come Monday

John Lennon
Crippled Inside
Imagine
I'm Losing You
Just Like Starting Over
Losing You
Nobody Told Me
Slippin' And Slidin'
Stand By Me
Watching The Wheels
Woman

Johnny Nash
I Can See Clearly Now

KC & The Sunshine Band
Shake Your Booty

Little River Band
Lady

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Gimme Three Steps
Simple Man
Sweet Home Alabama
Free Bird

Marshall Tucker Band
Can't You See?
Fire On The Mountain
Heard It In A Love Song

Michel Pagliaro
What the h… I got

Moody Blues
Story In Your Eyes

Neil Young
Heart Of Gold
Harvest Moon
Rockin' In The Free World
Old Man
Get Back To The Country
Long May You Run

Norman Greenbaum
Spirit In The Sky

Paul McCartney
Band On The Run
Every Night
My Love
Jet
Let Me Roll It
Mull Of Kintyre
Calico Skies
Dance Tonight
Mrs. Vanderbilt
Sally G.

Pink Floyd
Another Brick In The Wall

Pointer Sisters
Fire

Queen
Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Ringo Starr
It Don't Come Easy
Photograph
You're Sixteen

Rod Stewart
Maggie May

Rolling Stones
Dead Flowers

Simon and Garfunkel
Baby Driver

Stealers Wheel
Stuck In The Middle
Star

Steve Miller
Babes In The Woods

Rockin' Me
Take The Money And Run
The Joker
Jet Airliner

The Dirt Band
Mr. Bojangles

Three Dog Night
Joy To The World

Wenzday
Last Kiss

Various artists
Wild mountain thyme

ZZ Top
Tush


1980s and Beyond

Black Eyed Peas
I've Got A Feeling

Eagles
Love Will Keep Us Alive

Fastball
The Way

Georgia Satellites
Keep Your Hands To Yourself

Green Day
The Time Of Your Life

Grateful Dead
Alabama Getaway

Jackson Browne
Running On Empty

Jimmy Eat World
The Middle

John Cougar (Mellancamp)
Check It Out
Hurts So Good
Jack and Diane
Pink Houses

John Fogerty
Big Train
Centerfield
Old Man Down The Road

Sugar Sugar

Metallica
Nothing Else Matters (Instrumental)
Turn The Page

Paul McCartney
Young Boy

Pearl Jam
Last Kiss

Proclaimers
500 Miles

R.E.M.
Losing My Religion

Romantics
Talking in your sleep

Roy Orbison
You've Got It

Sheryl Crow
The first cut is the deepest

Tifanny
I think we're alone now

Tom Petty
Free Falling
Running Down A Dream

Train
Drops Of Jupiter

Tragically Hip
Ahead By A Century

Traveling Wilburys
Handle With Care
The End Of The Line

ZZ Top
Legs
Sharp Dressed Man

Blues

Allmän Brothers
Midnight Rider

B.B. King
The Thrill Is Gone

Beatles
I'm So Tired
Yer Blues
For You Blue
Happiness Is A Warm Gun
Oh! Darling
Don't Let Me Down

Bill Withers
Ain't No Sunshine

Buddy Holly/Rolling Stones
Not Fade Away

Canned Heat
Goin' Up The Country

CCR
I Put A Spell On You
Midnight Special

Chris Rodriguez
Angels In Heaven

Classics IV
Spooky

Danny O'Keefe
Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues

Doors
Love Me Two Times

Eric Burdon
Tobacco Road
House Of The Rising Sun

Eric Clapton
San Francisco Bay Blues
Sweet Home Chicago
Crossroads

Jimi Hendrix
The Wind Cries Mary
Hey Joe

John Lennon
I'm Losing You

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Simple Man

Marshall Tucker Band
Can't You See?

Muddy Waters
Got My Mojo Working

Ozark Mountain Daredevils
If You Want To Get To Heaven

Paul McCartney
Call Me Back Again
Let Me Roll It

Stevie Ray Vaughan
Pride And Joy

Stones
The Last Time
All Over Now
Dead Flowers

Yardbirds
Heart Full Of Soul

ZZ Top
Tush


Country

Alabama
Dixieland Delight
Lady Down On Love
Mountain Music
Tennessee River

Alan Jackson
Chattahoochee
Mercury Blues

Allman Brothers Band
Midnight Rider
Ramblin’ Man

Bellamy Brothers
Let Your Love Flow

Bob Seger
Turn The Page

Brooks and Dunn
Boot Scootin' Boogie

Buck Owens
Act naturally

Carl Perkins
Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby
Honey Don't
Matchbox

Canned Heat
Going Up The Country

Charlie Daniels Band
Long Haired Country Boy

Dan Seals
Everything That Glitters

David Allan Coe
The Ride

Desert Rose Band
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Don Williams
Tulsa Time
You’re My Best Friend
Amanda

Dwight yoakam
Guitars and Cadillacs
Honky Tonk Man
I Sang Dixie
Little Sister
Suspicious Minds
Turn It On, Turn It Up, Turn Me Loose

Eagles
Peaceful Easy Feeling
Take It Easy

Eddie Rabbit
Driving My Life Away

Garth Brooks
Ain't Goin' Down Till The Sun Comes Up
Friends In Low Places
The Dance
The Thunder Rolls

George Jones
The Race Is On

Hank Williams
I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

Johnny Cash
Folsom Prison Blues
Ring Of Fire

Johnny Cash/Roseanne Cash
Tennessee Flat Top Box

John Fogerty/CCR
Bad Moon Rising
Big Train (from Memphis)
Cotton Fields
Have You Ever Seen The Rain?
Lookin' Out Back Door
Midnight Special
Sugar Sugar
Who'll Stop The Rain?

Johnny Reid
A woman like you
Dance With Me

Linda Ronstadt
Silver Threads and Golden Needles
Back In The USA
When Will I Be Loved?

Lonestar
Amazed

Marty Stuart
Cry, Cry, Cry
Hey Baby
Tempted

Mavericks
All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down
What a cryin' shame

Old Crow Medicine Show
Wagon Wheel

Paul McCartney
Sally G.

Sammy Kershaw
Third Rate Romance

Steve Earle
Copperhead Road
Guitar Town
Nowhere Road
Galway Girl

The Dirt Band
Fishin' in the dark

The Rovers
Wasn't That A Party!

Waylon Jennings
Good Hearted Woman
Luckenbach, Texas

Willie Nelson
On The Road Again

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
Pancho And Lefty


Canadiana

5 Man Electrical Band
Signs

Allister McGillivray
Song For The Myra

April Wine
Fast Train
Tonight Is A Wonderful Time (To Fall In Love)

Bryan Adams
Summer Of '69
When You're Gone
Everything I Do
You Belong To Me

BTO
Takin' Care Of Business
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

Burton Cummings
My Own Way To Rock

Blue Rodeo
Bad Timing

Gordon Lightfoot
Sundown
Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald

Murray McLauchlan
The Farmer's Song

Ron Hynes
Sonny's Dream

Stampeders
Sweet City Woman

Tragically Hip
Ahead By A Century

Trooper
Here For A Good Time
Santa Maria

Valdy
Rock and roll song


Southern Rock Southern Rock

Alabama
Tennessee River
Mountain Music
Dixieland Delight
The Closer You Get

Allman Brothers Band
Ramblin' Man
Melissa
Midnight Rider
Hootchie Coochie Man
Little Martha

Bob Seger
Turn The Page
Against The Wind
Ramblin' Gamblin' Man

Bad Company
Bad Company
Feel Like Making Love
Can't Get Enough

Charlie Daniels Band
Long Haired Country Boy

David Allan Coe
The Ride

Doobies
(although these guys are not considered Southern Rock, their music goes over with any of the SR crowd, fits like a glove)... South City Midnight Lady
Listen To The Music
Long Train Runnin'
China Grove

Eric Clapton
Crossroads

Garth Brooks
The Thunder Rolls
Friends In Low Places
Ain't Goin' Down Till The Sun Comes Up

JJ Cale
After Midnight
Cocaine
Call Me The Breeze

John Fogerty
Big Train (from Memphis)
Fortunate Son
Midnight Special
Old Man (Down The Road)

Keith Urban
Somebody Like You

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Free Bird
Gimme Three Steps
Simple Man
Sweet Home Alabama
The Breeze
Tuesday's Gone
What's Your Name

Marshall Tucker Band
Can't You See
Heard It In A Love Song
Fire On The Mountain

Ozark Mountain Daredevils
If You Wanna Get To Heaven

Steve Miller
Babes In The Woods

ZZ Top
Tush
Legs
La Grange
Got Me Under Pressure
Viva Las Vegas
Sleeping Bag
I Thank You
I'm Bad
Tube Snake Boogie
Sharp Dressed Man


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