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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   |   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

Bill Withers
Lean On Me

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

CCR
Proud Mary
Who'll Stop The rain?
Have You Ever Seen The Rain?
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

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

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
Rambling Man

America
Sister Golden Hair

Andy Kim
Rock Me Gently

Badfinger
Day After Day
No Matter What

Bee Gees
Staying Alive

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

Bread
The Guitar Man

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
Wonderful Tonight
Lay Down Sally
Tears In Heaven

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

Second Hand News

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

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
Simple Man
Sweet Home Alabama
Free Bird

Marshall Tucker Band
Can't You See?

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
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

Queen
Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Rod Stewart
Maggie May

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

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

Various artists
Wild mountain thyme


1980s and Beyond

Black Eyed Peas
I've Got A Feeling

Fastball
The Way

Green Day
The Time Of Your Life

Jackson Browne
Running On Empty

Jimmy Eat World
The Middle

John Cougar (Mellancamp)
Check It Out
Pink Houses

Metallica
Nothing Else Matters (Instrumental)

Paul McCartney
Young Boy

Pearl Jam
Last Kiss

Proclaimers
500 Miles

R.E.M.
Losing My Religion

Romantics
Talking in your sleep

Sheryl Crow
The first cut is the deepest

Tifanny
I think we're alone now

Tom Petty
Running Down A Dream

Train
Drops Of Jupiter

Traveling Wilburys
Handle With Care
The End Of The Line

Country

Alabama
Dixieland Delight
Lady Down On Love
Mountain Music
Tennessee River

Brooks and Dunn
Boot Scootin' Boogie

Buck Owens
Act naturally

Desert Rose Band
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

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

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

Johnny Cash
Folsom Prison Blues
Ring Of Fire

Johnny Cash/Roseanne Cash
Tennessee Flat Top Box

Johnny Reid
A woman like you
Dance With Me

Somebody Like You
Amazed

Linda Ronstadt
Silver Threads and Golden Needles
Back In The USA

Lonestar
Amazed

Mavericks
All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down

Old Crow Medicine Show
Wagon Wheel

Steve Earle
Copperhead Road
Nowhere Road
Galway Girl

The Dirt Band
Fishin' in the dark

Waylon Jennings
Good Hearted Woman
Luckenbach, Texas

Willie Nelson
On The Road Again


Canadiana

5 Man Electrical Band
Signs

Allister McGillivray
Song For The Myra

April Wine
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

Valdy
Rock and roll song


Southern Rock Southern Rock

Alabama
Tennessee River
Mountain Music
Dixieland Delight
She's A Lady
The Closer You Get

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

Amazing Rhythm Aces
Third Rate Romance

Bellamy Brothers
Let Your Love Flow

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

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

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

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

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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