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Republic of Soul

Music

Overview

  • 8-piece party band
  • 3-piece horn section
  • Repertoire which stretches from 60's soul to noughties chart hits.
  • Smartly turned out.

Location

Republic Of Soul are based in Glasgow where they play regularly but often travel throughout Scotland.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 1 hour sets.

About this Act

Republic Of Soul burst energetically onto the scene five years ago when a group of musically minded Glasgow businessmen were persuaded to get up on stage and play at some corporate and charity events in some of the city's top venues. They were so entertaining that people started to invite them to play at weddings, parties and prestigious events such as CashForKids. A 3-piece horn section was added which made the ensemble an 8-piece, which it remains to this day.

Entertainment and a good boogie is what this band is all about. They are all superb musicians and rehearse (and play) hard to make sure every performance is special. The band have a varied repertoire of 60s soul, 70s funk, and pop and rock from the 80s, 90s and noughties. Classics by Sam & Dave, James Bown, Ike & Tina Turner, David Bowie and Amy Winehouse guarantee a full dancefloor and a growing list of satisfied customers.

Always well presented, Republic of Soul take pride in their onstage appearance and communication with their audience is a priority in any show.

Set List

6345789 - Wilson Pickett
( I can’t get no) Satisfaction - Otis Redding/ The Rolling Stones
Barefootin - Robert Parker
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Can’t Turn Me Loose - Otis Redding
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love - Wilson Pickett
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Geno Dexy’s - Midnight Runners
Gimme Some Loving - Spencer Davis Group
Gloria - Them
Green Onions - Booker T & the MG’s
Growing up Beside You - Paolo Nutini
Hard to Handle - Otis Redding
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
House of Fun - Madness
I Feel Good - James Brown
Jackie WIlson Said - Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Knock on Wood - Eddie Floyd
Land of 1000’s Dancers - Wilson Pickett
Let’s Stay Together - Al Green
Let’s Stick Together - Wilbert Harrison/Bryan Ferry
Mama Told Me Not To Come - Three Dog Night
Message to you Rudi - The Specials
Monkey Man - The Specials
Mr Pitiful - Otis Redding
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Girl - The Temptations
One Step Beyond - Madness
Pick up the Piece - Average White Band
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Put it Where you Want it - Average White Band
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
River Deep, Mountain High - Tina Turner
Sex Machine - James Brown
Show Me - Joe Tex
Sign, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Soul Man - Sam & Dave
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Stay With Me - The Faces
Sunshine of My Love - Cream/Spanky Wilson
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Home Chicago - Robert Johnson
Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley
Take Me To The River - Al Green
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Try a Little Tenderness - Otis Redding
Twisting the Night Away - Sam Cooke
Valerie - The Zutons/ Amy Winehouse
You Really Got Me - The Kinks

Lineup

  • 8 piece band comprising vocals, guitar, keyboards, trumpet, 2 saxes, bass & drums.

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