Tuxedo Junction

Western North Carolina’s Premier Dance Band!

Selection Sampler


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Tuxedo Junction / Simple Folk



           TJ is our six-piece band that does, well, just about any style of music you might be crazy about!  SF is our four-piece group that does a great mix of folk-rock, Americana and roots rock’n’roll.  Following is a sampler of the material we offer.  Remember that this is a ‘sampler’ of our material . . . we play almost three hundred different selections covering the decades from the 1930s to contemporary hits!  Tunes are listed from earlier renditions from the 1930s and ‘40s, up through the decades to the most contemporary.


Tuxedo Junction                              Glenn Miller / Manhattan Transfer

In the Mood                                   Glenn Miller / Andrews Sisters / Brian Setzer Band

Choo Choo Ch’Boogie                       Asleep At the Wheel

Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy              Red Foley / Lyle Lovett

Jump, Jive ‘n’ Wail                           Louis Prima / Brian Setzer Band

House of Blue Lights                        Bob Wills & Texas Playboys / Asleep At the Wheel

A Tisket, A Tasket                           Ella Fitzgerald / Manhattan Transfer

Route 66                                       Nat King Cole / Manhattan Transfer

Fly Me To the Moon                         Frank Sinatra / Harry Connick, Jr.

It Had To Be You                             Tony Bennett / Harry Connick, Jr. / Michael Buble

Unforgettable                                 Nat King Cole / Natalie Cole

The MTA                                        Kingston Trio

At Last                                          Etta James

All of Me                                        Willie Nelson

Bye Bye Love                                 Everly Brothers

Jamaica Farewell                             Harry Belafonte

This Land Is Your Land                     Woody Guthrie

Folsom Prison Blues/Pinball Wizard     Johnny Cash & The Who (yes, it’s a medley!)

King of the Road                             Roger Miller

Big Yellow Taxi                               Joni Mitchell / Black Crows

Flowers On the Wall                         Statler Brothers

Pretty Woman                                Roy Orbison / Van Halen

Get Together                                  Youngbloods

Mr. Tambourine Man                        Bob Dylan / Byrds

You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere                   Bob Dylan / Byrds

La Bamba                                      Richie Valens

Rock Around the Clock                     Bill Haley & the Comets

Blue Suede Shoes                           Carl Perkins / Elvis Presley

Stand By Me                                  Ben E. King

Unchain My Heart                            Ray Charles

Save the Last Dance For Me              Drifters / Emmy Lou Harris

It’s Alright                                     Isley Brothers

With This Ring                                Platters

39-21-40 Shape                              Showmen

Hey Baby                                       Bruce Channel

Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy        Tams

Band of Gold                                  Freda Payne

60-Minute Man                               Dominoes

Carolina Girls                                 Chairman of the Board

Soul Man                                       Sam & Dave

Mustang Sally                                 Wilson Pickett

Knock On Wood                              Eddie Floyd

Sound of Silence                             Simon & Garfunkel

Mrs. Robinson                                Simon & Garfunkel

California Girls                                Beach Boys

Little Deuce Coupe                          Beach Boys

Help Me Rhonda                              Beach Boys

Surfin’ USA                                    Beach Boys

New York Mining Disaster                 Bee Gees

Gotta Get A Message To You             Bee Gees

To Love Somebody                          Bee Gees

Get Together                                  Youngbloods

Standin’ On Shakey Ground              Four Tops

Chain of Fools                                 Aretha Franklin

Some Kinda Wonderful                     Four Tops / Grand Funk Railroad

Think                                            Aretha Franklin

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg                     Temptations / Rolling Stones

You Keep Me Hangin’ On                  Diana Ross & Supremes / Vanilla Fudge

My Girl                                          Temptations

Just One Look                                 Martha Reeves & Vandellas / Linda Ronstadt

My Guy                                         Mary Wells

Get Ready                                     Temptations / Rare Earth

How Sweet It Is                              Marvin Gaye / James Taylor

The Weight                                    The Band / Nickelback

Tracks of My Tears                          Smoky Robinson / Linda Ronstadt

ooh, Baby Baby                              Smoky Robinson / Linda Ronstadt

Feelin’ Alright                                 Joe Cocker / Three Dog Night

Brown-Eyed Girl                              Van Morrison

Wild Night                                      Van Morrison

Moondance                                    Van Morrison

Me & Julio Down By the Schoolyard    Paul Simon

Danny’s Song                                 Kenny Loggins

Heard It Through the Grapevine        Marvin Gaye / Creedence Clearwater Revival

Proud Mary                                    Creedence Clearwater Revival / Tina Turner Revue

Down On the Corner                        Creedence Clearwater Revival

Bad Moon Risin’                              Creedence Clearwater Revival

Superstition                                   Stevie Wonder

Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down       The Band / Joan Baez

Last Train To Clarksville                   Monkees

Country Roads                                John Denver

Leavin’ On A Jet Plane                      John Denver / Peter, Paul & Mary

Teach Your Children                        Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Rings                                            Cymmaron

Peaceful Easy Feelin’                        Eagles

Hotel California                               Eagles

Givin’ It Up For Your Love                 Delbert McClinton

One Love                                       Bob Marley

Here Comes the Sun                        Beatles

Get Back                                       Beatles

Drive My Car                                  Beatles

Day Tripper                                    Beatles

Back In the USSR                            Beatles

Come Monday                                Jimmy Buffet

Margaritaville                                 Jimmy Buffet

We Just Disagree                            Dave Mason / Billy Dean

Amie                                             Pure Prairie League

Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll                      Bob Seeger

Friend of the Devil                           Grateful Dead / Smashmouth

Third-Rate Romance                        Amazing Rhythm Aces / Sammy Kershaw

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown                      Jim Croce

Time In A Bottle                              Jim Croce

Layla                                            Eric Clapton

Wonderful Tonight                           Eric Clapton

They Call Me the Breeze                   Lynyrd Skynyrd

Sweet Home Alabama                      Lynyrd Skynyrd

When You Say Nothing At All             Keith Whitley / Allison Krause

Carolina In My Mind                         James Taylor

Garden Party                                  Rick Nelson

Listen To the Music                          Doobie Brothers

China Grove                                   Doobie Brothers

Fly Like An Eagle                             Steve Miller Band

Runaway                                       Bonnie Raitt / Del Shannon

Takin’ Care of Business                    Bachman Turner Overdrive

Let Your Love Flow                          Bellamy Brothers

Down At the Twist & Shout               Mary Chapin Carpenter

Tear-Stained Letter                         Richard Thompson / Jo-El Sonnier

You Look So Good In Love                George Strait

Workin’ For the Weekend                  Loverboy

Hit Me With Your Best Shot               Pat Benatar

Every Breath You Take                     Police

My Sharonna                                  The Knack

Sharp Dressed Man                         Z Z Top

Pink Cadillac                                   Bruce Springsteen / Natalie Cole

Walkin’ On Sunshine                        Katrina & the Wave

Love Shack                                    B 52s

Whip It                                          Devo

Call Me                                          Blondie

You Might Think I’m Foolish              The Cars

Freeway of Love                              Aretha Franklin

Black Velvet                                   Alanna Myles

All I Wanna Do                               Sheryl Crow

I’ll Be There For You                        Rembrandts

Gimme One Reason                         Tracy Chapman

Smooth                                         Santana

Only Wanna Be With You                  Hootie & the Blowfish

Come Away With Me                        Nora Jones

Your Body Is A Wonderland               John Mayer

Waitin’ On the World To Change        John Mayer

Who Says You Can’t Go Home           Jon Bon Jovi & Jennifer Nettles

Heaven                                         Los Lonely Boys

First Cut Is the Deepest                   Sheryl Crow / Rod Stewart

Black Horse & The Cherry Tree          K T Tunstall

I’m Yours                                       Jason Mraz

Need You Now                                Lady Antebellum

Hey, Soul Sister                              Train

Stuck Like Glue                               Sugarland

Tuxedo Junction band members, with a previous keyboardist.Drummer/singer, Joey Moore.Keyboardist/singer, Mari Jo Brannan.Bass player, Joel Pressman.Singer/guitarist, Jim Taylor.Singer/guitarist, Dave de la Rosa.Singer, Amy Rae.



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