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Corra

Music

Overview

  • Rock, pop and Ceilidh band
  • Their sizeable repertoire comprises of of old classics form the soul and funk oeuvre to modern chart hits
  • Perform as a 6 piece band as standard and can add a horn section or additional vocals to expand to a 9 piece band
  • The band perform with both male and female vocals
  • Full ceilidh section with caller

Location

The band are based in Edinburgh but play regularly throughout Scotland and will travel further afield for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Three 60 minute sets + breaks

About this Act

Corra are an Edinburgh based all round ceilidh and covers act who have the talent and versatility to lace their sets with classics from the genres of rock, soul funk as well as up to date contemporary pop while never losing their traditional Celtic roots. 

The band are made up from some of of Scotland's finest musicians are as at home performing for large corporate events as they are playing at smaller intimate affairs.  

Their high energy Ceilidh section can be called and demonstrated as the singer enjoys nothing more than wandering around in the crowd keeping everyone right.

 

 

Set List

Party Classic
A Little Respect - Erasure
Ain’t Nobody - Chaka Khan
All Night Long - Lionel Ritchie
Beat It/Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Blame it on the Boogie/I want You Back - Jackson 5
Brass in Pocket - The Pretenders
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
Can’t Hurry Love - The Supremes
Come on Eileen - Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Dancing in the Dark/Hungry Heart - Bruce Springsteen
Dancing Queen/Does Your Mother Know/Mamma Mia - Abba
Dignity/Real Gone Kid - Deacon Blue
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Everywhere - Fleetwood
It Must Be Love - Madness
I Wanna be Your Lover - Prince
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
I Wanna Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
Islands in the Stream - Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers
Let’s Dance - David Bowie
Like a Prayer - Madonna
Love is in the Air - Paul Young
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
My First, My Last My Everything - Barry White
Proud Mary/River Deep Mountain High - Tina Turner
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Stuck in The Middle With You - Steelers Wheel
Suspicious Minds - Elvis
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Dreams (are made of this) - Eurythmics
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynard
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
Time of My Life - Bill Medely & Jenifer Warnes
Walk of Life - Dire Straits
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
Waterfall - Stone Roses
We Are Family/Thinking of You - Sister Sledge
You can Call me Al/Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes/Father & Daughter - Paul Simon
500 Miles/Life With You - The Proclaimers
9 – 5 - Dolly Parton

Soul/Motown
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye/Tammy Tyrell
Be my Ba- - The Ronnetts
Do You Love Me - The Contours
Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson
I Can’t Help Myself(Sugarpie Honeybunch) - The Four Tops
Let’s Stay Together - Al Green
Hard To Handle - Otis Reading
My Girl/Get Ready - The Temptations
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Preacher Man - Aretha Franklin
I feel Good - James Brown
Signed, Sealed, Delivered/Sir Duke/Superstition/I Wish/Isn’t She Lovely/For Once in my Life - Stevie Wonder

Pop
All These things/Mr Brightside - The Killers
Budapest - George Ezra
Candy/Last Request/Pencil Full of Lead - Paolo Nutini
Can’t Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Crazy in Love - Beyonce
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dynamite - Taio Cruz
Empire State of Mind - Alicia Keys
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Happy - Pharell Williams
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Just Can’t Get Enough - The Saturday’s
Just The Way You Are/Marry You/Locked out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Little Lion Man - Mumford and Sons
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon Five
Rolling in the Deep - Adele
Shake it Off - Taylor Swift
Shut Up and Dance - Walk the Moon
Sometimes I Get a Good Feeling - Fol-Rida and Calvin Harris
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars
Valarie - Amy Winehouse
Want to Want Me - Jason Derulo
We Found Love in a Hopeless Place - Rhianna
You’ve Got The Love - Florence and The Machine

Rock
Don’t Stop Believin’ - Journey
Don’t stop me Now - Queen
Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones
Livin on A prayer - Jon Bon Jovi
Nutbush - Tina Turner
One Way or Another - Blondie
Sweet Child Of Mine - Guns n’ Roses
Sex is on Fire - Kings of Leon

Rock 'n’ Roll
Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Johnny B Goode/Never Can Tell (C’est La Vie) - Chuck Berry
Saw Her Standing There/Twist & Shout - The Beatles
Tutti Fruiti - Little Richard

Celtic
Auld Lang Syne
Ae Fond Kiss - Eddi Reader
Caledonia - Dougie McLean
Galway Girl - Steve Earl
Tell me Ma - Sham Rock
Loch Lomond - Runrig
Wild Mountain Thyme - The Corries

Swing/Jazz
At Last - Etta James
Can’t Take my Eyes Off Of You - Andy Williams
Fly me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
L.O.V.E - Nat King Cole
Moondance - Van Morrison
Nobody Does it Better - Carly Simon
My Ba- Just Cares For Me/Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Sway - Dean Martin

Ceilidh Dances
Circassion Circle
Cumberland Square Eight
Flying Scotsman
Highland Scottiche
Hooligans Jig
Reel Of The 51st
Riverside Jig
Strip The Willow/Orcadian Strip the Willow
Swedish Maquerade
The Canadian Barndance
The Dashing White Sergeant
The Eightsome Reel
The Gay Gordons
The Military Twostep
The St. Bernards Waltz
The Virginia Reel
The Witches Reel

First Dance Ideas (not part of their regular set)
All of Me - John Legend
Amazed - Lonestar
A Thousand Years - Cristinia Perri
Ba- I Love You - The Ronettes
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Close to You - The Carpenters
Come Away with Me/Turn me On - Norah Jones
Crazy Love - Van Morrison
Destiny - Lionel Ritchie
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Drops of Jupiter - Train
Everything - Michael Buble
Friday I’m In Love - The Cure
Grow old With You - Tom Odell
God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
Harvest Moon - Neil Young
Have I Told you Lately - Van Morisson
Heaven - Bryan Adams
I got you babe - Sonny & Cher
I’m Yours - Jason Mras
I’ll be Your Baby Tonight- Tonight - Bob Dylan
I Won’t Give Up - Jason Mras
It had to be you - Frank Sinatra
I Got my Mind set on You - George Harrsion
Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
Little Talks - Monsters of Men
Make you Feel my Love – Adele/Bob Dylan
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Never Tear us Apart - INXS/Paloma Faith
Next To Me - Emeli Sande
One Day Like This - Elbow
Romeo & Juliet - Dire Straits
Rule The World/Greatest Day - Take That
Run - Snow Patrol
Stand - Me - Ben E King
Songbird - Eva Cassidy/Fleetwood Mac
Tender - Blur
The Luckiest - Ben Folds
These Arms of Mine - Otis Redding
The way your look tonight - Frank Sinatra
The Wonder of You - Elvis
Use Somebody - Pixie Lott/Kings Of Leon
When I Fall in Love - Nat King Cole
Witchita Lineman - Glen Campbell
You and Me Song - The Wannadies
You are so beautiful - Joe Cocker
You Do Something to me - Paul Weller
You’re All I Need to get - Areatha Franklin
You Make Lovin’ Fun - Fleetwood Mac
You’re The best Thing - Ray Lamontagne
You’re Still The One - Shania Twain
Your Song - Elton John

Lineup

  • Six piece band comprising of Bass, Drums, Guitar, Fiddle, One lead vocalist and two backing vocalists and keyboards.
  • Option of one male and two female vocalists
  • Bigger band package (with additional vocals)
  • Additional Horn Section

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