Performing a huge range of material covering Rock’n’Roll, Rockabilly, Doo Wop, Motown & Soul, Beat Girl, Beat Group, Garage Rock, Mod, & Northern Soul, The Assassins bring you the best of the 50's & 60's era.

Perfect for all occasions & events the Retro Assassins come as a 5 piece band and can also change the line up to non intrusive acoustic duo up to a 12 piece full live band.

The Retro Assassins also perform lots of modern music in a retro style and can customise our sets to cater for all audience’s tastes including Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, John Newman, Imelda May, Adele, Jack White, Amy Winehouse & The Noisettes.

Providing a stunning & varied show for you and your guests, we can work both directly with Clients and through Event Organisers.

With oustanding musicianship, amazing vocals and a behind the scenes professionalism that go hand in hand.

Flawless on stage & off, ensuring that all live music is perfect for your event, we are meticulous when it comes to timings, presentations & organisation. 

Each member of the Assassins has a wealth of experience performing at functions & events and also within the music industry.

 

REPERTOIRE

 

ROCK'n'ROLL / ROCKABILLY

Money - Barrat Strong

Twist & Shout - Beatles

I saw her standing there - Beatles

Rock around the clock - Bill Hayley & His Comets

Shake, Rattle & Roll - Bill Hayley & His Comets

Oh Boy - Buddy Holly

Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins

The Twist - Chubby Checker

Let's twist again - Chubby Checker

Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry

You never can tell - Chuck Berry

Misirlou - Dick Dale & His Del Tones (Pulp Fiction)

Jailhouse Rock - Elvis

Hound Dog - Elvis

Be Bop A Lula - Gene Vincent

Whole lotta shakin - Jerry Lee Lewis

Great balls of fire - Jerry Lee Lewis

Tainted love - Imelda May

Johnny got a boom boom - Imelda May

I'm Shakin - Jack White / Little Willie John

Tutti Frutti - Little Richard

Long Tally Sally - Little Richard

I'm a believer - Monkees

Treat her right - Roy Head / Commitments

Born to Hand Jive - Sha Na Na

Shakin all over - Wanda Jackson

 

DOO WOP / SOUL / MOTOWN

Respect - Aretha Franklin

Think - Aretha Franklin

Everybody needs somebody - Blues Brothers

Get Ready - Ella Fitzgerald

River deep, Mountain high - Ike & Tina Turner

Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson

Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson

I feel good - James Brown

Heatwave - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

Jimmy Mack - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

Knock on wood - Otis Redding

Soul Man - Sam & Dave

Can't hurry love - Supremes

Keep me hanging on - Supremes

One fine day - The Chiffons

Do you love me? - The Contours

Da Doo Ron Ron - The Crystals

Be my baby - The Ronettes

Baby I love you - The Ronettes

Land of 100 dances - Wilson Pickett

Born to be wild - Wilson Pickett

 

MOD SCENE / R&B / NORTHERN SOUL

I want you to be my baby - Billie Davis

Son of a preacher man - Dusty Springfield 

Only want to be with you - Dusty Springfield

Spooky - Dusty Springfield

Breakaway - Jackie DeShannon

Shout - Lulu

These boots are made for walking - Nancy Sinatra

Satisfaction - Rolling Stones

Gimme some lovin - Spencer Davis Group

Fever - The McCoys

 

FIRST DANCE SUGGESTIONS

Baby I'm yours - Barbara Lewis / Artic Monkeys

Dream Lover  - Bobby Darin

When a man loves a woman - Percy Sledge

Cry to me - Solomon Burke

Youre' So Fine - The Falcons

Dream a little dream - The Mamas & The Papas

Dedicated to the one I love - The Mamas & The Papas

Baby I love you - The Ronettes / Imelda May

Be my baby - The Ronettes

Will you still love me tomorrow - The Shirelles

Baby it's you - The Shirelles / Beatles / Smith

 

MODERN / PRESENT DAY

Happy - Pharrell

Valerie - Amy winehouse

Single Ladies - Beyonce 

Forget You - Cee-lo Green

Mercy - Duffy

The Promise - Girls Aloud

I'm Shakin - Jack White

Love me again - John Newman

Never forget you  - Noisettes

Black Heart - Stooshe

Make you feel my love - Adele

 

CHRISTMAS SONGS

Kissin by the Mistletoe - Aretha Franklin

Jingle Rock - Bobby Helms

Rocking around the Christmas tree - Brenda Lee

Run Rudolph Run - Chuck Berry

Santa Claus in coming to town - The Crystals

Rudolph the red nose reindeer - The Crystals

Christmas (baby please come home) - Darlene Love

Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt

All I want for Christmas is you - Mariah Carey

Frosty the snowman - The Ronettes

Merry Twistmas - The Marcels

Walking in a Winterland - The Ronettes

 

 

 

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Contact Us

 

Call: 07572 356 225

Email:  info@assassinsband.com