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typical set list / song list

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typical set list / song list
Contact : 414-241-9050
rock, jazz, arrangement, R&B

John Criston Widule

 Set 1

On Wisconsin

Sara Smile - Hall and Oates

Use Me  - Bill Withers

She Caught the Katy - Blues Brothers

One Way Out  - Allman Brothers

Route 66 -  Nat King Cole

Mustang Sally  -  standard funk

I Know a Little - Lynard Skynard 

Mercy, Mercy  - Buckinghams 

I Feel Good - James Brown

Happy Man - Chicago

Street Life - Crusaders

Just the Two of Us - Grover Washington, Jr.

Just the Way You Are - Billy Joel

Low Spark of High Heeled Boys - Stevie Windwood and Traffic

Rikki Don't Lose That Number - Steely Dan

Hands to Yourself  - Georgia Satellites

Something - Beatles

Moondance - Van Morrison

Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young

Jump, Jive and Wail - Brian Setzer Orchestra

I Saw Her Standing There - Beatles

Green Eyed Lady - Sugarloaf


 Set 2

She’s Not There - Santana / Zombies

Life in the Fast Lane - Eagles

Other Woman - Ray Parker, Jr.

Pretzel Logic - Steely Dan

My Girl - Temptations

Undun - The Guess Who

Midnight Hour - standard 

Run Around Sue - Dion and the Belmonts

Wooly Bully - Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs

A Change will Do You Good - Cheryl Crow

Heard it through the Grapevine - Marvin

Sweet Home Chicago - Blues Brothers

Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones

While My Guitar Gently Weeps - G. Harrison/Beatles

Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry

Walk Away - Joe Walsh

Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan

Me And Julio - Simon and Garfunkel

Black Magic Woman / Oye Como Va - Santana

The Letter - Joe Cocker/Box Tops

  Set 3

Beginnings - Chicago

Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder

I’m A Believer - The Monkees 

Change the World - Eric Clapton    

Day Tripper - Beatles

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Spooky - Classics IV/Atlanta Rhythm Section

Shake Your Tailfeather - Ray Charles/Blues Brothers

Love the One You're With - Luther Vandross/CSN

Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison

God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday/B, S and T

Jenny Jenny - Tommy Tutone

Love Shack - B-52’s 

Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton 

Burnin’ Love - Elvis

Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash 

Layla - Derick and the Dominos/Eric Clapton     


    Extras and Alternatives.....

Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who 

All Right Now - Free

Honkey Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones 

Free Ride - Edgar Winter

Green Grass and High Tides - The Outlaws

Waitin’ For the Bus/Jesus Left Chicago - ZZ Top

LaGrange -  ZZ Top

Can't You See - Marshall Tucker Band

What I Like About You - Romantics

Sweet Jane - Lou Reed

American Girl - Tom Petty

Crazy Train - Ozzie Osborn

Once Bitten. Twice Shy - Ian Hunter

Reelin'  in the Years - Steely Dan

Low Rider  - War

Freebird   -  Lynard Skynard

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

Rock and Roll All Night - Kiss

Picture - Cheryl Crow/Kid Rock   

When Will I Be Loved - Linda Rondstat

Rock and Roll Hoochie Coo - Rick Derringer

Shotgun - Jr. Walker and the All Stars

Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen

The Rapper - The Jaggerz

Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones

Wild Horses - Rolling Stones

Get Back - Beatles

Rock With You - Michael Jackson

King of the Road - Roger Miller

Something to Talk About - Bonnie Raitt

For What It's Worth- Stills/Buffalo Springfield

Never Been to Spain - Three Dog Night

Tomorrow - from the musical Annie

Do for Love - Bobby Caldwell

Take Me To the River - Al Green

Let's Stay Together - Al Green

Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett

Let It Be Me - Everly Brothers

But It's Alright - J.J. Jackson

Fool If You Think It's Over - Chris Rea

Rockin' Robin - Michael Jackson

25 or 6 to 4 - Chicago

Make Me Smile - Chicago

Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash

Good Hearted Woman - Waylon and Willie

Crazy - Patsy Cline/Willie Nelson

Take It Easy - Jackson Browne/Eagles

Got to Get You Into My Life - Beatles/ E, W and F

Sunday Morning - Maroon 5

The Way You Move - Outkast

Werewolves of London - Warren Zevon

New York, New York - Frank Sinatra

Fortunate Son - CCR

Sweet Love - Anita Baker

Born To Run - Brice Springsteen

You've Got a Friend - James Taylor

Jack Miraculous - Gino Vannelli

If I Only Had a Brain - Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion

Kiss From a Rose - Seal

Lola - Kinks

Respect - Aretha/Otis

Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Spiderman - Michael Buble

Ticket to Ride - Beatles

Amazing Grace

Tighten Up - Archie Bell and the Drells

All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow

Amos Moses - Jerry Reed

Spill the Wine - Eric Burton

You've Made Me So Very Happy - BS&T

Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi

Let It Be - Beatles

Penny Lane - Beatles

When Sunny Gets Blue - Johnny Mathis

Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder

Whip It - Devo

Lovely Day - Bill Withers

Hey Ya - Outkast

Talk to You Later - The Tubes

And She Was - Inxs


Christmas Songs:

Joy to the World

O Come all Ye Faithful

It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Many other traditional/carols of faith

Chestnuts (Christmas Song)

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Merry Christmas Darling

Sleigh Ride

Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer

Christmas in Killarney

Most Wonderful Time of the Year

many other Christmas favorites


Recent additions:
God Bless America  - traditional
Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
September - Earth, Wind and Fire
Woodstock - Joni Mitchell  /  Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young 
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
Sara - Starship
Drift Away - Gray Dobie/Uncle Kracker
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
Workin' for the Weekend - Lover Boy
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Steppin' Stone - Monkeys
Whip It - Devo
Amazing Grace - Traditional / Liturgical
Tempted - Squeeze
Thrill is Gone - B.B. King
California Girls - Beach Boys / Van Halen
Hello It's Me - Todd Rundgren
Maybe I'm Amazed - Paul Mc Cartney
We're An American Band - Grand Funk Railroad
You've Really Got Me - The Kinks
I've Been Workin' on the Railroad - traditional
Helena Polka
You've Said It All - UW Marching Band
Beer Barrel and other Polkas
Elmo's Song
What's Goin' On? - Marvin
Stump The Band
Can't Get Enough of Your Love Babe - Barry White
Summertime - Standard
Summer Breeze - Seals and Croft
You Send Me - Sam Cooke
Europa - Santana
Another Park, Another Sunday - Doobie Brothers
Rainbow Connection - Paul Williams
You Are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder
Some "Chick-iype" Songs :
Tim McGraw - Taylor Swift
Before He Cheats - Carrie Underwood
Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin
Here For the Party - Gretchen Wilson
Black Velvet - Alyanna Miles
Last Dance - Donna Summer
Smooth Operator - Sade

Irish Songs:
Danny Boy
The Parting Glass
Beer, Beer, Beer
Whiskey in the Jar
Who Put the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder?
McNamera's Band
My Wild Irish Rose
I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover
When Irish Eyes are Smiling
Clancey Lowered the Boom

TV themes:
Green Acres
Meet the Flintstones
Gilligan's Island
This is It
Addams Family
...more in the works





John Criston Widule