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Memphis Soul Live

The 8 piece group showcases a distinct sound and style made famous by artists such as Earth, Wind and Fire, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, and Booker T. & the MGs. Memphis Soul Live features a solid rhythm section, fiery horns and dynamic male and female vocalists. Their style displays the rich musical legacy of the 1960s and 70s along with the current popularity of Classic Soul and R&B music. Memphis Soul also performs popular standards from Sinatra to Motown to round out its musical variety.

Partial Songlist

Anticipation Bar - Kays Bb
Ascension - Maxwell Dm
Attitudes Bar - Kays Bb
Before I Let Go - MAZE Gm
Best of My Love - Emotions
Black Cow Steely - Dan C
Boogie Oogie Oogie - Taste of Honey Dm
Boogie Shoes - KC & Sunshine Bb
Boogie Wonderland - EWF Dm
Brick House - Commodores A
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison G
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones G
Can't Get Enough of Barry White F
Can't Hide Love - EWF Cm
Cantaloupe Island - Hancock Fm
Car Wash - Rose Royce
Celebration - Kool & the Gang C
Chain of Fools - Aretha Franklin C
Come away with me - Norah Jones C
Coming Home - Baby Blues Gm
Days of Wine and Roses - Standard
Disco Inferno - Tramps
Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding G
Down Home Blues - ZZ Hill G
Dr. Feel Good - Aretha Franklin G
Everyday People - Sly/Family Stone G
Get Down Tonight - KC/ Sunshine Band F
Good Times - Chic E
Got to be Real - Cheryl Lynn Eb
Green Onions - Booker T & MGs G
Hold on, I'm Coming - Sam and Dave G
I Feel Good - James Brown C
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor Am
I Wish - Stevie Wonder Ebm
If Loving you is Wrong - Luther Ingram Am
I'll Take You There - Staple Singers C
I'm Coming out - Diana Ross D
I'm Every Woman - Whitney Houston Cm
Joy and Pain - Maze Dm
Just My Imagination - Temptations C
Just the Way you are - Joel C

Kiss - Prince A
Knock on Wood - Eddie Floyd F
Let's get it On - Marvin Gaye Eb
Let's Groove - EWF Em
Let's Stay Together - Al Green F
Love and Happiness - Al Green Am
Love is here to Stay - Std
Love Overboard - Gladys Knight Bbm
Maria, Maria - Santana Am
Misty - Standard Eb
Mr. Big Stuff - Gean Knight Eb
Mustang Sally - Blues C
My Girl - Temptations C
Night and Day - Cole Porter Eb
Outstanding - GAP Band Am
Rainy Night in Georgia - Benton D
Respect - Aretha Franklin Bb
Respect Yourself - Staple Singers Cm
Shaft - Isaac Hayes
Shining Star - EWF E
Skin Tight - Ohio Players Am
Smooth - Santana Am
Smooth Operator - Sade Dm
So Very hard to Go - TOP
Soul Man - Sam and Dave
Stay - Temptations B
Steal Away - Blues Ab
Still In Love - Al Green
Summertime - Gershwin G
Superstition - Stevie Wonder ebm
Sweetest Taboo - Sade Bbm
Thank You - Sly and Family Stone Em
That's the Way- KC/ Sunshine Band Cm
This Masquerade - Benson Fm
Thrill is Gone - BB King Gm
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole Bb
What' Goin' On - Marvin Gaye F
When a Man Loves/Woman - Percy Sledge Eb
You Gotta be - Desiree F
You Send Me - Cooke F
You're Still the One - Shania Twain Eb


" The band was quick to gage their audience & reorient their playlist to ensure a successful event."
Mike Slye, Burkburnett Lions Club

"The band was awesome and enjoyed by all-from ages 17-70! They really kept the party lively and the dance floor was packed. They made the wedding reception so fun!"
---Terry Ford

"You guys were the abosolute best! Our guests went on and on about how great the entertainment was. Thanks for helping to make our wedding such a memorable event."

Mike and Melissa O'Donnell

"Excellent! They had the crowd dancing! We will have them again!"
----Shawnda Rains, Sherman Department of Tourism

"Memphis Soul Live was wonderful! I can't even count how many people told me how awesome they were. I even asked if I could get them to play all night"
--- Claire (bride)

"The band was great! Everyone had a blast - Fred made it easy for us. They were a pleasure to deal with."
----Lisa (bride)

"They are talented performers and always a crowd pleaser!"
Susan Shores, Weil Gotshal & Manges - December 9, 2006

"Everyone loved the band! They would have danced all night long if possible! Band had great energy - everyone had a fabulous time."
Lucy Gott - Weill, Gotshalt & Manges

"A hit at the Grand Opening of our Southlake Store...your music was well received by our audience."
----- Garrett Boone, Chairman, The Container Store

"Memphis Soul Live is true soul from back in the day!"
----- Willis Johnson, Soul 730 AM

"Memphis Soul Live reaches all ages, musical tastes, and social needs! I never have to worry."
----- Patty Marriott, Frito Lay, Inc.

"Memphis Soul Live is one of the finest and most professional bands I have dealt with in my years of Restaurant management!"
----- Ray Risley, Sullivans Steakhouse

"...Memphis Soul Live really brought our party to life; a hit with both employees and client guests!"
----- Tomeka Herod, The Wilkins Group, Inc.

"You guys were great. Awesome music and very professional. You will have continued success because you "get it"!!!"
----- Tina Daniels, City of Allen, TX

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