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Great Cover Songs for a 3-Piece ?

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by Bluesbreaker5, Feb 21, 2009.


  1. Bluesbreaker5

    Bluesbreaker5

    Mar 24, 2006
    Guitarist/Vocals, Bassist, Drummer/Vocals.

    Venue is mostly 35-55 age group. Bar owner says "keep 'em dancing".

    What songs would you suggest?

    Thanks
     
  2. gjbassist

    gjbassist Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2005
    Kansas City, MO
    ZZ Top is a good choice for a three piece band. We do Tush, LaGrange and Pearl Necklace. People usually dance to all three of those. Some Kind of Wonderful by Grand Funk and Mustang Sally are also danceable songs that you could pull off easily.
     
  3. It doesn't really matter which songs you play so much as how you play them.
     
  4. kgoism

    kgoism

    Mar 26, 2008
    Kennett Square, PA
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  6. dmrogers

    dmrogers Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2005
    Eastman, GA
    I agree with the above post. Anything ZZ Top (their good stuff), Beatles etc...

    LaGrange
    Tush
    Just got paid
    Cheap Sunglasses
    Day Tripper
    Twist and Shout
    Can't get enough
    Foxy Lady
    Taxman
    Sunshine of your love
    Cocaine
    Cold Shot
    Voodoo Chile
    Change It
    Shapes of things
    Stuck in the middle with you
    Communication Breakdown
    To build a fire
    The Innocent
    Fly me Courageous
    White Room
    Badge

    Don't forget slow dance numbers:
    Wonderful tonight
    Little Wing

    Sorry, got a little carried away :rolleyes: But this was fun!

    Good luck!
     
  7. anonymous073020131

    anonymous073020131 Guest

    Jul 9, 2008
    Lots of people like The Killers nowadays, and they're a four piece band so you could pull off lots of their songs. I'm sure that'll get people dancing.

    Anything Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, Wolfmother, Red Hot Chili Peppers should be good.

    Good Luck
     
  8. Larz48

    Larz48

    Aug 18, 2007
    P.A.
    What about some Brian Setzer/ Stray Cats songs?