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Easyskanking

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Overview

  • Unique ska covers act
  • Huge repertoire of skankified tracks from the likes of the Pogues, Kraftwerk and more...
  • Perform as a 6 piece as standard and can add a two piece brass section

Location

The band are South London based, the Tooting area to be exact and are happy to travel for events.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45 minute sets.

About this Act

Easyskankng are a laid back ska act who pride themselves on their unique arrangements of classic hits. This multi-talented 6 piece feature 4 singers, a superb backbone of musicians and have built up a great reputation over the years.

The eclectic repertoire takes in such tracks as Kraftwerk's 'The Model', Cockney Rebel's 'Come up and See Me' and the ever green 'Fly Me to the Moon.' Easyskanking are also keen to play ska staples such as 'Israelites', 'Monkey Man' and '007'.

A set list is available on request, but Easyskanking's mission statement is 'If you can hum it, they can skank it!' So let them know of a song you want played and it'll be 'skankified' for your dancing pleasure...

Set List

Israelites- Desmond Dekker
Rudy (A message to you)- The Specials
Dirty Old Town- The Pogues
Ring of Fire- Johnny Cash
Blueberry Hill- Fats Domino
Enjoy Yourself- The Specials
Love is in the Air- John Paul Young
The Model- Kraftwerk
Diana- Paul Anka
I'm in the Mood for Love- Lord Tanamo
Walking in the Air- Aled Jones
Whine and Grine- Prince Buster
Volare- Dean Martin
Lady in Red- Chris de Burgh

Lineup

  • Guitar/Vocals Nige Reid;
    Guitar/Vocals Squeaky Smith;
    Bass/Vocals Norman Staples;
    Guitar/Vocals Rob Middlecoat;
    Keyboards Tris Llewellyn;
    Drums Martin Dean;
    Brass The Tooting Horns (optional)

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