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Jimmy James & the Vagabonds

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Overview

  • Outstanding Soul band
  • Great repertoire of their own songs plus classic soul
  • Perform as a 6 piece as standard

Location

The band are London based and travel all of the UK and abroad.

Standard Set Times

  • 1 x 60 Minute Set

About this Act

Jimmy James, professionally known as the king of soul is rated amongst the all time greats such as Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder, B E King and Otis Redding.After leaving Jamaica in the 60s, Jimmy James formed his own band `The Vagabonds` who supported The Who and Rod Stewart at The Marquee Club in London and later also supported Sonny & Cher and The Rolling Stones.

The Vagabonds disbanded in 1970 and Jimmy who owned the name, reformed a new band in 1974 and went on to record UK singles charts hits with `I`ll go where the music takes me` and `Now is the Time`Jimmy James and The Vagabonds are amazing performers and this superb show is guaranteed to have the dance floor packed dancing to a variety of Motown and soul classics.

Set List

I'll Go Where The Music Takes Me - Jimmy James and the Vagabonds
Now Is The Time - Jimmy James and the Vagabonds
My Girl - Jimmy James and the Vagabonds
Hold Back The Night - Jimmy James and the Vagabonds
Red Red Wine - Jimmy James and the Vagabonds
A Man Like Me - Jimmy James and the Vagabonds
Come To Me Softly - Jimmy James and the Vagabonds
How sweet it is - Marvin Gaye
My Girl - The Temptations
Be young be foolish be happy - The Tams
Stand by me (Drifters medley)
Under the Boardwalk - The Drifters
Save the last dance for me - The Drifters
How sweet it is to be loved by you - Marvin Gaye
Half way to paradise - Billy Fury
I’m doing fine now - The Pasadenas
Walk away from love - David Ruffin
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
Hold back the night - The Tramps
Just my imagination - The Temptations
Ain’t no stopping us now - Mcfadden & Whitehead

Lineup

  • 6 piece band as standard

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