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, Daft Punk, John Newman, Imelda May, Adele, Jack White, Amy Winehouse, Emeli Sande, Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5, The Killers, Kings of Leon & 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.  

 

SONGLIST

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 Williams

Valerie - Amy winehouse

Single Ladies - Beyonce 

Forget You - Cee-lo Green

Get Lucky - Daft Punk

Mercy - Duffy

The Promise - Girls Aloud

I'm Shakin - Jack White

Love me again - John Newman

Moves like Jagger - Maroon 5

Never forget you  - Noisettes

Make you feel my love - Adele

Rolling in the deep - Adele

Next to me - Emeli Sande

Mr Brightside - The Killers

Sex on fire - Kings of Leon

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retro Assassins

Contact Us

 

Call: 07572 356 225

Email:  info@assassinsband.com