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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

Fats Domino
I hear You Knocking
Flamingos
I Only Have Eyes For You

Frankie Wilson and The Cavaliers
Last Kiss

Jerry Lewis
Great Balls Of Fire

Little Richard
Long Tall Sally

Ray Charles
Hit The Road Jack

Santo And Johnny
Sleepwalk (Instrumental)


1960s

Animals
House Of The Rising Sun
C C Rider

Arlo Guthrie
Coming Into Los Angeles

Band
The Weight

Beach Boys
Barbara Ann

Beatles (all 214 of them,
good for requests)

Bee Gees
I Started A Joke
To Love Somebody
Words
Massachussetts

Billy J Kramer
Bad To Me

BJ Thomas
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

Bobby Fuller Four
I Fought The Law

Bob Dylan
Blowiní In The Wind
Lay Lady Lay
Knocking On Heaven's Door

Boxtops
The Letter

Buffalo Springfield
For What It's Worth
Mr. Soul

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

Canned Heat
Goin' Up The Country
On The Road Again

Carole King
Chains

Cavaliers
Last Kiss

CCR
Proud Mary
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.

Classics IV 
Spooky

Cream
Crossroads

Crosby, Stills and Nash
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
4 + 20
Woodstock

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

Del Shannon
Runaway

Dion
The Wanderer

Donovan
Jennifer Juniper
Riki Tiki Tavi
Sunshine Superman

Easy Beats
Friday On My Mind

Elvis Presley
Suspicious Minds

ē Every Mother's Son
Come On Down To My Boat

First Edition
Something’s Burning

Fireballs
Bottle Of Wine

Gerry And The Pacemakers
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
Ferry Cross The Mersey
How Do You Do It?

Gladys Knight And The Pips
Heard It Through The Grapevine

Grass Roots
Get Ready

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

Hollies
Bus Stop
Just One Look

Jefferson Airplane
White Rabbit
Somebody To Love
Volunteers

Jimi Hendrix
Purple Haze
Wind Cries Mary

Kingsmen
Louie Louie

Kinks
Dedicated Follower Of Fashion
Lola
You Really Got Me
All Day and All Of The Night
So Tired, Tired Of Waiting
Sunny Afternoon

Knickerbockers
Sunny Afternoon

Led Zeppelin
Stairway To Heaven

Lemon Pipers
Green Tambourine

Lovin' Spoonful
Darling Be Home Soon
Daydream
Do You Believe In Magic
Summer In The City

Marvin Gaye
heard it through the grapevine

McCoys
Hang on sloopy

Mamas and The Papas
California Dreaming
Creeque Alley
Dream A Little Dream
Monday Monday
Twelve Thirty

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

Moody Blues
Nights In White Satin

Outsiders
Time Wonít Let Me

Nashville Teens
Tobacco Road

Neil Diamond
Crackling Rosie
Sweet Caroline
Solitary Man
Thank The Lord For The Night Time

Otis Redding
Dock Of The Bay

Peter And Gordon
I Go To Pieces
World Without Love

Ray Charles
Hit The Road Jack

Righteous Brothers
Unchained Melody

Rolling Stones
19th Nervous Breakdown
All Over Now
As Tears Go By
Honky Tonk Women

Jumpin' Jack Flash
Paint It Black
Satisfaction
The Last Time

Rooftop Singers
Walk Right In

Roy Orbison
Oh Pretty Woman
Crying

Scott MacKenzie
San Francisco

Searchers
Love Potion No. 9
Needles And Pins

Shocking Blue
Venus

Simon And Garfunkel
Mrs. Robinson
Homeward Bound

Sly And The Family Stone
Everyday People

Small Faces
Itchycoo Park

Sonny and Cher
The beat goes on

Spencer Davis Group
Gimme Some Lovin'

Status Quo
Pictures Of Matchstick Men

Steppenwolf
Born to be wild
Magic Carpet Ride

Wayne Fontana & Mindbenders
Groovy Kind Of Love

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

Tommy Roe
Sheila, Sweet Pea

Troggs
Wild Thing
Love Is All Around Me

Turtles
Happy Together
It Ainít Me Babe

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

Van Morrison
Into The Mystic

Wilson Pickett
Midnight Hour
Mustang Sally

Who
I Can See For Miles
Pinball Wizard
Squeezebox
Substitute

Yardbirds
Heart Full Of Soul

Youngbloods
Get Together

Young Rascals
Good Lovin'


1970s

Albert Hammond
It Never Rains In Southern California

Allman Brothers Band
Melissa
Midnight Rider
Rambling Man

Amazing Rhythm Aces
Third Rate Romance

America
A Horse With No Name
Ventura Highway
Sister Golden Hair

Andy Kim
Rock Me Gently 

Arlo Guthrie
City Of New Orleans

Art Garfunkel
I Only Have Eyes For You

Atlanta Rhythm Section (ARS)
Spooky

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

B.j. Thomas
Hooked On A Feeling

Bob Marley
One Love

Bob Seger
Old Time Rock And Roll
Turn The Page

Bond
Dancin' On A Saturday Night

Bread
Everything I Own
If
Let Your Love Go
The Guitar Man

Bruce Springsteen
Fire

Canned Heat
Going Up The Country
On The Road Again

Carly Simon
You're So Vain

Carole King
Itís Too Late

Cat Stevens
Wild World

CCR
Have You Ever Seen The Rain?
heard it through the grapevine
Whoíll Stop The Rain?

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
4 And 20
Love The One Youíre With
Ohio
Seven Bridges Road
Teach Your Children
Woodstock

Crowded House
Better Be Home Soon

Dan Fogelberg
Longer

Dave Edmunds
I Hear You Knockin’

Delaney, Bonnie and Friends
Never Ending Love

Dobie Gray
Drift Away

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

Dr. Hook
Cover Of The Rolling Stone

Eagles
Hotel California
Peaceful Easy Feeling
Seven Bridges Road
Take It easy
Tequila Sunrise
Witchy Woman

ELO
Rock and Roll Is King

Emerson, Lake, And Palmer
Lucky Man

Eric Clapton
Crossroads
I Shot The Sheriff
Lay Down Sally
Tears In Heaven
Tulsa Time
Wonderful Tonight

Five Man Electrical Band
Signs

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

Second Hand News

You Make Loviní Fun

Fludd
Cousin Mary

Foot In Cold Water
Make me do anything you want

George Harrison
Give Me Love
I Got My Mind Set On You
Isn't It A Pity
My Sweet Lord

Gordon Lightfoot
Sundown

Grand Funk Railroad
I'm Your Captain (Closer to home)
Some Kind Of Wonderful

Harry Chapin
Cat's In The Cradle

Heart
Crazy On You (iconic intro only)

Honey Drippers
Sea Of Love

Jackson Browne
Running On Empty

Jackson Hawke
Into The Mystic

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

Jimmy Buffet
Margaritaville
Come Monday

John Denver
Leaving On A Jet Plane
Take Me Home Country Roads
Sunshine On My Shoulders
Some Days Are Diamonds

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

Jonathon Edwards
Sunshine

Johnny Nash
I Can See Clearly Now

Kansas
Dust In The Wind

KC & The Sunshine Band
Shake Your Booty

Led Zeppelin
Stairway To Heaven

Linda Ronstadt
Poor Poor Pitiful Me

Little River Band
Lady

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

Mac Davis
Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me

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 Diamond
Cracklin' Rosie

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

Norman Greenbaum
Spirit In The Sky

Paul Simon
Me And Julio (Down By The Schoolyard)

Paul McCartney and Wings
Another Day
Band On The Run
Calico Skies
Call Me Back Again
Dance Tonight
Every Night
Feel Like Letting Go
Jet
Letting Go
Let Me Roll It
Medicine Jar
Mrs. Vanderbilt
Mull Of Kintyre
My Love
Sally G.

Pink Floyd
Another Brick In The Wall
Wish You Were Here

Poco
Rose Of Cimarron
Crazy Love

Pointer Sisters
Fire

Queen
Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Randy VanWarmer
Just When I Needed You Most

Ricky Nelson
Garden Party

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

Rod Stewart
Maggie May

Roger Miller
Me And Bobby McGee

Rolling Stones
Angie
Dead Flowers
Brown Sugar
Honky Tonk Women

Simon and Garfunkel
El Condor Pasa (If I Could)
Baby Driver
Cecilia
The Boxer

Stealers Wheel
Stuck In The Middle
Star

Steely Dan
Rikki Don't Lose That Number
Back Jack Do It Again

Steve Miller
Babes In The Wood

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

The Dirt Band
Mr. Bojangles

T. Rex
Bang A Gong (Get It On)

Three Dog Night
Joy To The World
Shambala

Wenzday
Last Kiss

Who
Won't Get Fooled Again

Various artists
Wild mountain thyme

ZZ Top
Tush


1980s and Beyond

Black Eyed Peas
I've Got A Feeling

Bryan Adams
Back To You
Summer Of Ď69
You Belong To Me

Crosby, Stills and Nash
Southern Cross

Eagles
Love Will Keep Us Alive

Fastball
The Way

George Harrison
I Got My Mind Set On You

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

Phil Collins
Groovy Kind Of Love

Proclaimers
500 Miles

R.E.M.
Losing My Religion
Orange Crush
This One Goes Out To The One I Love

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

Tommy Tutone
867-5309/Jenny

Tom Petty
Free Falling
Running Down A Dream

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Refugee
You Got Lucky 

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

Allmšn 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
Rambliní Man

Bellamy Brothers
Let Your Love Flow

Blackberry Smoke
One Horse Town

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 Gibson
Oh Lonesome Me
Sea Of Heartbreak

Don Williams
Amanda
Come Early Morning
Some Broken Hearts
Tulsa Time
You’re My Best Friend

Dwight Yoakam
Fast As You
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

Hal Bruce
All Alone Again
All I Wanna Do
Donít You Know?
Goodnight
I'll Be On My Way
I'll Cry Instead
Iím Goiní Home
Iím Leaving 
Sheís Waiting For Me
Singiní Here Comes The Sun
Wish Upon A Star

Hal Ketchum
Small Town Saturday Night

Hank Williams
Iím So Lonesome I Could Cry

John Denver
Some Days Are Diamonds
Sunshine On My Shoulders
Take Me Home Country

Johnny Anderson
Swingin'

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

Kentucky Headhunters
Dumas Walker
Walk Softly

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

Lonestar
Amazed

Marty Stuart
Cry, Cry, Cry
Hey Baby
Hillbilly Rock
Tempted

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

Merle Haggard
Branded Man
Mama Tried
Sing Me Back Home

Michael Martin Murphy
I'm Gonna Miss You Girl
Long Line Of Love

Mel McDaniels
Stand Up

Montgomery Gentry
Gone

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Fishiní In The Dark

Old Crow Medicine Show
Wagon Wheel

Paul McCartney
Sally G.

Ray Charles and Willie Nelson
Seven Spanish Angels

Ricky Skaggs
Cajun Moon
Heart Broke
Honey Won't You Open That Door
Waitin' For The Sun To Shine

Roseanne Cash
Tennessee Flat Top Box

Sammy Kershaw
Third Rate Romance

Steve Earle
Copperhead Road
Galway Girl
Guitar Town
Hillbilly Highway
Nowhere Road

The Dirt Band
Fishin' in the dark

The Rolling Stones
Dead Flowers

The Rovers
Wasn't That A Party!

Waylon Jennings
Good Hearted Woman
Luckenbach, Texas

Willie Nelson
City Of New Orleans
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
Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald

Hal Bruce
Rock Steady Line
We Can Dream On
Wish Upon A Star
Baby Donít Go
Iíll Be On My Way
Watcha Doiní?
Goodnight
Iíll Cry Instead
Maggie And Johnny
All Alone Again

Keith Hampshire
The First Cut Is The Deepest

Murray McLauchlan
The Farmer's Song

Pogues
Dirty Old Town

Ron Hynes
Sonny's Dream

Stampeders
Sweet City Woman

Tease
Sweet Misery

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

Blackberry Smoke
One Horse Town
You Got Lucky

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

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

CCR
Bad Moon Rising
Midnight Special

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

Kentucky Headhunters
Dumas Walker
Oh Lonesome Me
Spirit In 
The Sky
Walk Softly

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

Montgomery Gentry
Gone

Ozark Mountain Daredevils
If You Wanna Get To Heaven

Steve Miller
Babes In The Woods

Steppenwolf
Born To Be Wild

Warren Zevon
Poor Poor Pitiful Me

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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