SWING SPEAK

Private Events Song List


This song list is representative of music frequently performed by Swing Speak for private functions such as weddings and corporate events. It is a partial listing of songs by general category and is intended to show versatility. It can also provide a guide for you to "customize" the music for your event. Swing Speak can easily perform an entire evening from any one category, or mix the songs to create just the right mood. This list is not intended to be all inclusive.



    American Standards & Swing Era Features
    We do a wide range of standards & swing era classics including those great songs
    from bands like Glen Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louie Prima
    & Sinatra
    . The following is just a small sample.

    A Foggy Day
    All Of Me
    All of You
    All The Things You Are
    Back Home In Indiana
    Basin Street Blues
    Bei Mir Bist Du Schon (Andrew Sisters)
    Blue Skys
    Broadway (Basie)
    Bye Bye Blackbird
    Can't Get Started
    Can' We Be Friends
    Cheek To Cheek
    Cherokee
    Days Of Wine And Roses
    Deep Purple
    Don't Be That Way (Bennie Goodman)
    Don't Blame Me
    Don't Get Around Much Anymore
    Down For Double (Basie)
    Exactly Like You
    Flamengo
    Flyin' Home (Bennie Goodman)
    Fly Me To The Moon (Sinatra version)
    Green Dolphin Street
    Gone With The Wind
    Have You Met Miss Jones
    Honeysuckle Rose
    How High The Moon (Les Paul)
    I Can't Give You Anything But Love
    I'm Beginning To See The Light (Ellington)
    Iím Confessin That I Love You
    In A Mellow Tone (Ellington)
    In A Sentimental Mood (Ellington)
    I Only Have Eyes For You
    I Remember You
    Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
    It Had To Be You (Glenn Miller)
    Jump Jive & Wail (Louie Prima)
    Just Friends
    Just In Time (Sinatra)
    Lady Be Good (Sinatra)
    Lady Is A Tramp
    Like Someone In Love
    Love Me Or Leave Me (Glenn Miller
    Lullaby Of Birdland
    The Nearness Of You (Glenn Miller)
    Once I Had A Secret Love
    One O'Clock Jump (Basie)
    On The Sunny Side Of The Street
    Opus 1 (Big Band Classic)
    Our Love is Here To Stay
    Pennies From Heaven
    Perdido (Ellington)
    Robin's Nest
    Satin Doll
    September In The Rain
    Sheik of Araby (Louie Prima)
    Shiny Stockings (Basie)
    Stompin' At The Savoy
    Sweet Georgia Brown
    S'Wonderful
    Take The A Train
    Tea For Two (swing or cha cha)
    There Will Never Be Another You
    They Can't Take That Away From Me (Ellington)
    The Way You Look Tonight
    Tuxedo Junction (Glenn Miller)
    Undecided
    Up A Lazy River (L. Prima)
    What A Difference A Day Makes
    What Is This Thing Called Love
    When The Saints Go Marching In
    You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
    You Make Me Feel So Young
    You Stepped Out Of A Dream
    Plus hundreds of other Swing classics & standards too numerous to list

    Ballads
    Angel Eyes
    April In Paris
    As Time Goes By
    Autumn Leaves
    Blue Moon
    Body & Soul
    But Beautiful
    Do You Know What It Mean To Miss New Orleans
    Embraceable You
    Gee Baby Aint I Good To You
    Georgia
    God Bless The Child
    Good Morning Heartache (Billie Holliday)
    I Can't Get Started
    I'm In The Mood For Love
    Laura
    Lover Man
    Memories Of You
    Misty
    Mood Indigo (Ellington)
    Moon Glow
    Moonlight In Vermont
    Moonlight Serenade
    My One & Only Love
    Out of Nowhere
    Polkadots & Moonbeams
    Prelude To A Kiss (Ellington)
    Sentimental Journey
    September Song
    Shadow Of Your Smile
    In My Solitude (Ellington)
    Somewhere My Love
    Sophisticated Lady
    Someone To Watch Over Me
    Stardust
    Stars Fell On Alabama
    Stella By Starlight
    Stormy Weather
    Summertime
    Tenderly
    The Nearness Of You
    These Foolish Things
    They Can't Take That Away From Me
    Youíve Changed
    What A Wonderful World (L. Armstrong-Vocal)
    Whatís New
    When Sunny Get's Blue

    Rock, R&B & Pop (50's - Present)
    Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino)
    Ain't Too Proud To Beg (Motown Classic)
    And I Love Her (Beatles)
    A Song For You (Leon Russell)
    All My Lovin' (Beatles)
    At Last (Etta James & Many Others)
    Baby I Need Your Lovin' (Four Tops)
    Blue Bayou (Linda Ronstad)
    Blueberry Hill (Fats Domino)
    Boogie On Reggae Woman (S. Wonder)
    Bring It On Home To Me (Sam Cooke)
    Brown Eyed Girl (V. Morrison)
    Bye Bye Love (B. Holley)
    Caledonia (Louie Jordan)
    Crazy Love (V. Morrison)
    Dancin' In The Streets (M. & The Vandellas)
    Don't You Worry Bout' A Thing (S. Wonder)
    Dizzy Miss Lizzy
    Dream A Little Dream Of Me (Momma Cass)
    Good Golly Miss Molly (Little Richard)
    Good Lovin' (Rascals)
    Great Balls Of Fire (J. L. Lewis)
    Have I Told You Lately (V. Morrison)
    Hound Dog (Elvis)
    How Sweet It Is (Jr. Walker)
    I Feel Good (J. Brown)
    I'm Walkin' (Fats Domino)
    Jail House Rock (Elvis)
    Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry)
    Jumpin' Jack Flash (The Stones)
    Knock On Wood (Wilson Pickett)
    Land Of 1000 Dances (Wilson Pickett)
    Let The Good Times Roll
    Lucille (Little Richard)
    Moonglow (Various Artists)
    Money (Beatles)
    Mustang Sally
    My Blue Heaven
    My Girl (Temptations)
    Old Time Rock & Roll (B. Seager)
    Pink Cadillac (Springsteen, Pointer Sisters)
    Roll Over Beethoven (C. Berry, Beatles)
    Route 66 (Various Artists)
    Ready Willin' & Able (Fats Dominio)
    She Was Just Seventeen (Beatles)
    Slow Down (Beatles)
    Stand By Me (Sam Cooke)
    Sugarpie Honeybunch (The Four Tops)
    Tell Me What I Say (R. Charles)
    That'll Be The Day (B. Holly)
    The Twist (C. Checker)
    The Way You Do The Things You Do (The Temptations)
    This Masquerade (G. Benson)
    This Old Heart Of Mine (Motown Classic)
    Till There Was You (Beatles)
    Twist & Shout (Beatles)
    Unforgettable (N. Cole)
    The Way You Do The Things You Do (Motown Classic)
    Whole Lotta' Shakin' (Jerry. L. Lewis)
    Wonderful Tonight (E. Clapton)
    You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (S. Wonder)
    You Bring Out The Boogie in Me (from Swing Speak CD)
    You Really Got Me (Kinks)
    You Send Me (Sam Cooke)

    First Dance Suggestions
    THESE ARE ALL VOCAL TUNES
    A Kiss To Build A Dream On (Louie Armstrong)
    At Last (Etta James)
    Come Rain Or Come Shine
    Crazy Love (Van Morrison)
    Fly Me To The Moon
    It Had To Be You
    Have I Told You Lately (Van Morrison)
    The Nearness of You
    Our Love Is Here To Stay
    Ribbon In The Sky (Stevie Wonder)
    Till There Was You (Beatles)
    Wonderful World (Louie Armstrong)

    Latin
    Alice In Wonderland (from Swing Speak CD)
    Carioca
    Corcovado (Jobim)
    Felicidade (Jobim)
    Girl From Ipanema (Jobim)
    Meditation
    Night & Day
    Nightingale Rhumba
    One Note Samba
    Tea For Two (as a cha cha)
    Triste (Jobim)
    Watch What Happens
    Wave (Jobim)

    Traditional Ethnic
    The Swing Speak repertoire offers a good selection of Hora's, and other ethnic dances, plus various traditional Latin dances including Cha Chas, Tangos, Sambas and Bossa Novas.

    Country
    Crazy
    Blueberry Hill
    For The Good Times
    Georgia
    Good Time Charlie
    Please Release Me
    Help Me Make It Through The Night
    Hey Good Lookin'
    Tennessee Waltz
    Plus many classics by Elvis, George Jones
    & other great country artists.


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