DJ Events

Special Events, Wedding Receptions & Parties

Here is a rough idea of the music I usually play at wedding receptions as a DJ, I also play many of these at my other events and parties. I can play a theme or genre(s) of your choice and I can integrate your requests into the set...

Last updated: September 2015

Jazz, Soul, Latin - early evening tracks

  • Aretha Franklin  Ac Cent Tchu Ate The Positive
  • Frank Sinatra  Ain't That A Kick In The Head
  • Nina Simone  My Baby Just Cares For Me
  • Santana  Oye Come Va
  • Stevie Wonder  For Once In My Life
  • Van Morrison  Moondance

Swing, Blues, Rock N Roll

  • Brian Setzer  Jump Jive and Wail, The Dirty Boogie
  • Chuck Berry  Johnny Be Goode, You Never Can Tell, The Twist
  • Elvis Presley  Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock
  • Jackie Wilson  Reet Petite
  • Jerry Lee Lewis  Great Balls Of Fire
  • Joe Turner  Shake Rattle & Roll
  • Kitty, Daisy & Lewis  Going Up The Country
  • Larry Williams  Bony Maronie
  • Little Richard  Tutti Frutti, Good Golly Miss Molly
  • The Markeys  Last Night
  • Ray Charles  I Got A Woman

60’s/70’s/80’s Funk, Soul, Disco, Motown

  • 10cc  Dreadlock Holiday
  • Aretha Franklin  Respect, Think, House That Jack Built
  • The Bangles  Walk Like An Egyptian
  • Bee Gees  Staying Alive
  • Blondie  Heart Of Glass
  • Blues Brothers  Everybody Needs Somebody, Do You Love Me, Soul Man, Gimme Some Lovin
  • Bobby Byrd  I Know You Got Soul
  • Bob & Earl  Harlem Shuffle
  • Chaka Khan  Ain't Nobody, I Feel For You
  • David Bowie  Let’s Dance
  • Dee Lite  Groove Is In The Heart
  • Dexys Midnight Runners  Come On Eileen, Geno
  • Diana Ross  Upside Down
  • Duran Duran  Girls On Film, The Reflex, Rio
  • Fine Young Cannibals  She Drives Me Crazy
  • Fleetwood Mac  Everywhere
  • Frankie Goes To Hollywood  Relax
  • Gary Numan  Cars, Are "Friends" Electric?
  • Gloria Jones  Tainted Love
  • Hall & Oates  I Can't Go For That, Maneater
  • Jackson 5  ABC, I Want You Back, Blame It On The Boogie
  • Jackie Wilson  I Get The Sweetest Feeling, Reete Petite
  • Jam  A Town Called Malice
  • James Brown  Sex Machine, I Feel Good, Get Up Off That Thing
  • Jermaine Stewart  We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
  • Kate Bush  Hounds Of Love
  • KC & The Sunshine Band  Get Down Tonight, Boogie Shoes, That's The Way I Like It
  • Kool & The Gang  Jungle Boogie, Celebration
  • Labelle  Lady Marmalade
  • Lionel Richie  All Night Long, Dancing On The Ceiling
  • Maceo & The Macks  Cross The Tracks
  • Marvin Gaye  How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You, Ain't No Mountain High Enough
  • Michael Jackson  Thriller, Billie Jean, Beat It, Don't Stop Till You Get Enough
  • Otis Redding  Love Man
  • Paul Simon  You Can Call Me Al
  • Peter Gabriel  Sledgehammer
  • Prince  Kiss, 1999, Raspberry Beret, Girls & Boys, When U Were Mine, I Wanna Be Your Lover
  • Quincy Jones  Soul Bossa Nova
  • Rose Royce  Carwash
  • Rupert Holmes  Escape (Pina Colada Song)
  • Sam Cooke  Twisting The Night Away
  • Sam & Dave  Hold On I’m Comin, Sweet Soul Music, Whole Lotta Woman
  • Shirley Ellis  The Clapping Song
  • Simple Minds  Don't You Forget About Me
  • Smokey Robinson  Tears Of A Clown
  • Sly & The Family Stone  Dance To The Music
  • Stealers Wheel  Stuck In The Middle With You
  • Steve Winwood  Higher Love
  • Stevie Wonder  Signed Sealed Delivered, I Wish, Uptight, Sir Duke, Superstition, Part Time Lover
  • Supertramp  Breakfast In America
  • Talking Heads  Once In A Lifetime, This Must Be The Place
  • Talk Talk  It's My Life
  • Tears For Fears  Head Over Heels
  • Van Morrison  Gloria, Brown Eyed Girl
  • Wild Cherry  Play That Funky Music

Old School Hip Hop, 90's etc..

  • Arrested Development  People Everyday
  • Black Machine  How Gee
  • Cameo  Word Up, Candy
  • Dawn Penn  You Don't Know Me
  • De La Soul  Say No Go, Saturday, The Magic Number, All Good
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff  Boom Boom Shake The Room
  • Grandmaster Flash  White Lines
  • House Of Pain  Jump Around
  • Naughty By Nature  OPP
  • Run DMC & Aerosmith  Walk This Way
  • Sugar Hill Gang  Rappers Delight

60’s / 70’s / 80's Rock

  • AC/DC  Back In Black, You Shook Me All Night Long
  • Beatles  Twist & Shout, Back in the USSR
  • Bryan Ferry  Let's Stick Together
  • The Clash  Should I Stay Or Should I Go, Rock The Casbah
  • Cream  I Feel Free
  • David Bowie  Rebel Rebel, Suffragette City
  • Joe Cocker  Leave Your Hat On
  • Jimi Hendrix  Crosstown Traffic, Foxy Lady
  • Joan Jett  I Love Rock N Roll
  • The Kinks  You Really Got Me, All Day & All Of The Night, Lola
  • Led Zeppelin  Rock N Roll, Boogie Mama
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd  Sweet Home Alabama
  • Queen  We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You
  • The Ramones  My Sharona
  • Robert Palmer  Addicted To Love
  • Rolling Stones  Honky Tonk Woman, Jumpin Jack Flash
  • Steppenwolf  Born To Be Wild
  • The Stranglers  Peaches, No More Heroes
  • T Rex  I Like To Boogie, 20th Century Boy, Get It On
  • Tina Turner  Nutbush City Limits
  • The Troggs  Wild Thing
  • The Velvet Underground  I'm Waiting For The Man
  • The Who  My Generation
  • ZZ Top  Gimme All Your Lovin

Indie & Britpop

  • Arctic Monkeys I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor
  • Blur  Girls & Boys, Parklife, There's No Other Way
  • The Cure  Boys Don't Cry
  • Dandy Warhols  Bohemian Like You
  • Everything Everything  Distant Past
  • Franz Ferdinand  Do You Want To, Take Me Out
  • Florence and The Machine  You Got The Love, Dog Days Are Over, Kiss With A Fist
  • George Ezra  Budapest
  • Happy Mondays  Step On
  • Hot Chip  Over & Over
  • Jet  Are You Gonna Be My Girl
  • Joy Division  Love Will Tear Us Apart
  • Killers  All These Things That I've Done, Mr Brightside
  • Kings Of Leon  Sex On Fire, Use Somebody
  • La Roux  Bulletproof
  • Lily Allen  LDN, Smile
  • Mumford & Sons  I Will Wait
  • Oasis  Cigarettes & Alcohol
  • Primal Scream  Rocks
  • Pulp  Common People
  • Scissor Sisters  Take Your Mama, I Don't Feel Like Dancing, Filthy/Gorgeous
  • Semisonic  Closing Time (end of night)
  • The Smiths  This Charming Man
  • Stone Roses  She Bangs The Drums
  • The Strokes  Last Night
  • Toploader  Dancing In The Moonlight

RnB, Pop, Dance

  • Aloe Blacc  I Need A Dollar
  • Amy Winehouse  Valerie, Rehab, Tears Dry On Their Own, Back To Black
  • Basement Jaxx  Romeo, Do Your Thing
  • Beyonce  Crazy in Love, Single Ladies
  • Bob Sinclair  Love Generation  
  • Cee Lo Green  Forget You
  • Daft Punk  Get Lucky
  • Dizzee Rascal  Dance Wiv Me
  • Duffy  Mercy
  • Ed Sheeran  Sing
  • Faith Evans  Love Like This
  • Fatboy Slim  Praise You, I See You Baby
  • Gnarls Barkley  Crazy
  • Groove Armada  But I Feel Good
  • Jay Z & Alicia Keys  Empire State Of Mind
  • Justin Timberlake  Senorita, Rock Your Body
  • Kelis  Milkshake, Forever Be, Trick Me
  • Lorde  Royals
  • Madonna  Holiday, Borderline, Into The Groove, Music
  • Mark Ronson  Uptown Funk, Ooh Wee, Feel Right
  • Maroon 5  One More Night, Moves Like Jagger
  • Mylo  Drop The Pressure, In Your Arms
  • Outkast  Hey Ya
  • Paloma Faith  Upside Down
  • Paulo Nutini  Pencil Full of Lead
  • Pharell  Happy
  • Robin Thicke (ft. Pharrell)  Blurred Lines
  • Sugababes  Freak Like Me

Reggae, Ska

  • Bob Marley  One Love, Three Little Birds
  • Desmond Dekker  You Can Get It If You Really Want, The Israelites
  • Harry Belafonte  Jump In The Line
  • Jimmy Cliff  Wonderful World, Beautiful People
  • Madness  It Must Be Love, One Step Beyond
  • Musical Youth  Pass The Dutchie
  • Prince Buster  Madness
  • The Specials  Free Nelson Mandela, Monkey Man, Message To You Rudy

End Of Night

  • Andy Williams  Can't Take My Eyes Off You
  • Aretha Franklin  Son Of A Preacher Man
  • Beatles  All You Need Is Love, Hey Jude
  • Erma Franklin  Take a Little Piece of my Heart
  • Foundations  Build Me Up Buttercup
  • Frank Sinatra  New York New York  
  • Smokey Robinson  Tracks Of My Tears