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The Red Feathers

Music

Overview

  • New Orleans rhythm & blues band
  • Fantastic repertoire of New Orleans standards including acts such as Ray Charles, Levern Baker, Fats Domino and BB King
  • Perform as a suited and booted 6 piece band

Location

The Red Feathers are based in London and happy to travel.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 45-minute sets with a 25-minute break as standard

About this Act

Transport yourself 60 years back in time and 3000 miles westwards with the sound of The Red Feathers. This 6 piece act are made up of some of London's finest session musicians, brought together by their mutual love for early New Orleans rhythm & blues.

Specialising in recreating the original and authentic sound of R&B, they are passionate about the 45" records that emerged from the New Orleans studios of Cosimo Matassa in the 1950s and 1960s by the likes of Little Richard, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint and Big Joe Turner among others. Expect red hot horn licks, grooving double bass and tunes that are guaranteed to keep the dancefloor heaving.

Set List

Full repertoire 2016:

Ah Cubanas Dave Bartholomew
Ain't Got No Home Clarence 'Frogman' Henry
Ain't That A Shame Fats Domino
Arabian Love Call Art Neville
As Long As I'm Moving Ruth Brown
Back Home To Me Aaron Neville
Barefootin' Robert Parker
Blue Monday Fats Domino
Cat Music Fats and Dave
Chicken And The Bop Lloyd Price
Don't Blame it on me Dave Bartholomew + Fats Domino
Don't Jive Me Smiley Lewis
Everytime I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone Roy Montrell
Fat Man, the Fats Domino
Flatfoot Sam Oscar Wills & Smiley Lewis
Flip Flop & Fly Big Joe Turner
Going to Chow Dave Bartholomew
I didn't want to do it The Spiders
I Got Sumpin' For You Guitar Slim
I hear you knocking Smiley Lewis
I love to rock & roll Eddie Bo
I'm in love again Fats Domino & Dave Bartholomew
Java Allen Toussaint
Jim Dandy Laverne Baker
Jock-a-mo James "Sugar Boy" Crawford
Let The Good Times Roll Ray Charles
Mama Don't Like It Smiley Lewis
Mardi Gras Mambo The Hawketts
Mojo Hannah Tami Lynn
One Night Smiley Lewis
Oo-Na-Nay Lee Dorsey
Pot Holder Porkey Harris
Rip It Up Little Richard
Say baby Blind Willie Johnson
Sea Cruise Huey "Piano" Smith
She's Got Me Hook Line & Sinker Smiley Lewis
Shrimp & Gumbo Dave Bartholomew
Sixteen Tons BB King
Snake Eyes Alvin 'Red' Tyler
Something You Got Barbara George
Stagger Lee Lloyd Price
Stormy Weather Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler
Sufferin' Mind Guitar Slim
Walk That Walk Eddie Bo
Walking To New Orleans Fats Domino
Well I Done Got Over It Guitar Slim
What's Going On Art Neville
Who drank my beer while I was in the rear Dave Bartholomew
Ya Ya Lee Dorsey

Lineup

  • A 6-piece band consisting of drums, double bass, piano, saxophone, trumpet and guitar / vocals.

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