Frequently-Asked Questions

Set Lists

John provides a wide selection of music to cater for all tastes; check out some of his sample set lists below.

Sample 80s & 90s Songs

  • Can’t Hurry Love
    Phil Collins
  • The King Of Rock And Roll
    Prefab Sprout
  • The look of love
  • Dignity
    Deacon Blue
  • Walking On Sunshine
    Catriona and the Waves
  • Watching The Detectives
    Elvis Costello
  • Blister In The Sun
    Violent Femmes
  • Come On Eileen
    Dexy's Midnight Runners
  • All night long
    Lionel Richie
  • The Love Cats
    The Cure
  • Just can’t get enough
    Depeche Mode
  • The One I Love
  • She’s Electric
  • Lip Up Fatty
    Bad Manners
  • In between Days
    The Cure
  • Land Down Under
    Land Down Under
  • Turning Japanese
    The Vapors
  • I dont Like Mondays
    Boomtown Rats
  • Happy Hour
    The Housemartins
  • Rat Trap
    Boomtown Rats
  • Is She Really Going Out With Him
    Joe Jackson
  • Hold me now
    Thompson twins
  • Going Underground
    The Jam
  • Lost Weekend
    Lloyd Cole and the Commotions
  • Baggy Trousers
  • Keep it all in
    Beautiful South
  • A Message To You Rudy
    The Specials
  • Ask
    The Smiths
  • All right
  • Gold
    Spandau Ballet

Sample 90s & 2000s Songs

  • High And Dry
  • Knocking On Heavens Door
    Guns and Roses
  • I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio
    The Stereophonics
  • The Bends
  • Have A Nice Day
    The Stereophonics
  • Fall At Your Feet
    Crowded House
  • Everybody's Changing
  • Weather With You
    Crowded House
  • Babylon
    David Gray
  • Breaking The Girl
    Red Hot Chilli Pappers
  • Don't Look Back In Anger
  • Keep It All In
    Beautiful South
  • Karma Police
  • Float On
    Modest Mouse
  • Whistle For The Choir
    The Fratellis
  • Losing My Religion
  • Don't Go
    Hothouse Flowers
  • Talking About A Revolution
    Tracy Chapman
  • Maybe Tomorrow
    The Stereophonics
  • Free Falling
    Tom Petty
  • Save Tonight
    Eagle eye Cherry
  • Big Sur
    The Thrills
  • Dosed
    Red Hot Chilli Pappers
  • Man On The Moon

Sample Country Songs

  • Peaceful Easy Feeling
  • Lying Eyes
  • Bad Moon Rising
    Credence Clearwater Revival
  • Friends In Low Places
    Garth Brooks
  • Country Roads
    John Denver
  • Standing outside the fire
    Garth Brooks
  • Ruby
    Kenny Rogers
  • Ring Of Fire
    Johnny Cash
  • The Galway girl
  • Act Naturally
    Buck Owens and the Buckaroos
  • The Gambler
    Kenny Rogers
  • Jackson
    Johnny Cash
  • Folsom Prison Blues
    Johnny Cash
  • Ain't going down till the sun comes up
    Garth Brooks
  • Wagon Wheel
    Darius Rucker
  • Walking In Memphis
    Marc Cohen
  • Thunder Road
    Garth Brooks
  • Past The Point Of Rescue
    Mick Hanly
  • Forever And Ever Amen
    Randy Travis
  • Dance The Night Away
    The Mavericks

Sample Good Time Songs

  • 3 Steps To Heaven
    Dean Martin
  • Ever Seen The Rain
    Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Me & Julio
    Paul Simon
  • Concrete And Clay
    Unit Four plus Two
  • River Deep Mountain High
    Ike and Tina Turner
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Brown Eyed Girl
    Van Morrison
  • Make Me An Island
    Joe Dolan
  • Pretty Woman
    Roy Orbison
  • Maggie May
    Rod Stewart
  • Dancing In The Dark
    Bruce Springsteen
  • Hurt So Good
    John Mellencamp
  • 500 Miles
    The Proclaimers
  • Stuck In The Middle
    Steelers Wheel
  • Forever In Blue Jeans
    Neil Diamond
  • American Pie
    Don McLean
  • Sugar Sugar
    The Archies
  • Teresa
    Joe Dolan
  • Needles And Pins
    The Searchers
  • Walk Of Life
    Dire Straits
  • Saturday Night At The Movies
    The Drifters
  • Good Looking Woman
    Joe Dolan
  • Last Dance For Me
    The Drifters
  • Build me up Buttercup
    The Foundatations
  • Make Me Smile
    Steve Harley and the Cockney Rebel
  • Proud Mary
    Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Let Your Love Flow
    Bellamy Brothers
  • Knock 3 Times
    Tony Orlando and Dawn
  • I'm A Believer
    The Monkees
  • Suspicious Minds
    Elvis Presley

Sample Irish Songs

  • Dirty Old Town
    The Pogues
  • Saints And Sinners
    Paddy Casey
  • N17
    The Sawdoctors
  • Whiskey In The Jar
    Thin Lizzy
  • Fiesta
    The Pogues
  • Irish Rover
    The Pogues and The Dubliners
  • July
  • Galway Girl
    Sharon Shannon and Mundy
  • Used to Love Her
    The Sawdoctors
  • The Fields Of Athenry
    Paddy Reilly
  • Don't Go
    Hothouse Flowers
  • Fisherman's Blues
    The Waterboys
  • Whole Of The Moon
    The Waterboys
  • Sally Maclennane
    The Pogues
  • Wild Rover
  • Brewing Up A Storm
    The Stunning
  • Hills Of Donegal
    Goats Don't Shave

Sample Modern Songs

  • The Cave
    Mumford and Sons
  • Locked Out Of Heaven
    Bruno Mars
  • Fill My Little World
    The Feeling
  • Starlight
  • Hey Brother
  • Viva La Vida
  • Dance With Me Tonight
    Olly Murs
  • Human
    The Killers
  • Express Yourself
  • Lonely Boy
    Black Keys
  • Just The Way You Are
    Bruno Mars
  • Times Like These
    Foo Fighters
  • Impossible
    James Arthur
  • Naïve
    The Kooks
  • Rolling In The Deep
  • Vertigo
  • Dani California
    Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  • Bones
    The Killers
  • Love Me Like You
    The Magic Numbers
  • Last Night
    The Strokes
  • All The Small Things
    Blink 182
  • Little Lion Man
    Mumford and Sons
  • Mr Brightside
    The Killers
  • Get Lucky
    Daft Punk
  • Read My Mind
    The Killers
  • Hey Soul Sister
  • Valerie
    Amy Winehouse
  • Crazy
    Gnarls Barkley
  • I Gotta Feeling
    Black eyed peas
  • When You Were Young
    The Killers

Sample Old Time Songs

  • One Day At A Time
  • The Galway Shawl
  • Spancil Hill
  • Streets of London
    Ralph McTell
  • Red Rose Café
    The Fureys
  • Black Velvet Band
  • Streets Of New York
    Wolfe Tones
  • Molly Malone
  • Wild Colonial Boy
  • Old Flames
    Foster and Allen
  • Grace
    Jim McCann
  • Where Do You Go To My Lovely
    Peter Sarstedt

Sample Rock Songs

  • Hotel California
    The Eagles
  • Dancing In The Moonlight
    Thin Lizzy
  • Born To Run
    Bruce Springsteen
  • Summer Of 69
    Bryan Adams
  • Life In The Fast Lane
  • Don't Stop Believing
  • Rocking All Over The World
    Status Quo
  • Superstition
    Stevie Wonder
  • Jumping Jack Flash
    The Rolling Stones
  • Satisfaction
    The Rolling Stones
  • The Boys Are Back In Town
    Thin Lizzy
  • My Generation
    The Who
  • Jessie's Girl
    Rick Springfield
  • Brewing Up A Storm
    The Stunning
  • Living on a Prayer
    Bon Jovi
  • My Sharona
    The Knack

Sample Rock & Roll Songs

  • Saw Her Standing There
    The Beatles
  • Never Can Tell
    Chuck Berry
  • Rocking Robyn
    Jackson 5
  • Burning Love
    Elvis Presley
  • Oh Boy
    Buddy Holly
  • Shake Rattle And Roll
    Bill Haley
  • Day Tripper
    The Beatles
  • Hucklebuck
    Brendan Bowyer
  • All shook up
    Elvis Presley
  • Please Please Me
    The Beatles
  • Me And Julio
    Simon and Garfunkel
  • Houndog
    Elvis Presley
  • Do You Love Me
    The Tremelos
  • Return To Sender
    Elvis Presley
  • Rave On
    Buddy Holly
  • Run Around Sue
    Del Shannon
  • Blue Suede Shoes
    Elvis Presley
  • Hold Your Hand
    The Beatles
  • Hard Day’s Night
    The Beatles
  • Twist And Shout
    The Beatles
  • The Young Ones
    Cliff Richard
  • Rock Around The Clock
    Bill Haley
  • Back In The U.S.S.R
    The Beatles
  • Reet Petite
    Jackie Wilson
  • La Bamba
    Richie Valens
  • Mrs Robinson
    Simon and Garfunkel
  • Runaway
    Del Shannon
  • Shake Your Tail feather
    Ray Charles
  • Crocodile Rock
    Elton John
  • Great Balls Of Fire
    Gerry Lee Lewis

Sample Slow Songs

  • Baby Can I Hold Your Tonight
    Tracy Chapman/Boyzone
  • Handbags And Gladrags
    Rod Stewart/The Stereophonics
  • The Dance
    Garth Brooks
  • Fields Of Gold
  • You Got A Friend
    James Taylor
  • Yellow
  • Stuck In A Moment
  • Lucky Man
    The Verve
  • Stuck On You
    Lionel Richie
  • In My Place
  • With Or Without You
  • Your Song
    Elton John
  • Wonderful Tonight
    Eric Clapton
  • Wicked Game
    Chris Isaccs
  • One
  • Run
    Snow Patrol
  • No Woman No Cry
    Bob Marley
  • First Cut Is The Deepest
    Cat Stevens/Rod Stewart
  • Cannonball
    Damien Rice
  • The Voyage
    Christy Moore
  • Man Who Can't Be Moved
    The Script
  • The A Team
    Ed Sheeran
  • Lego House
    Ed Sheeran
  • Beneath You're Beautiful
  • Better
    Tom Baxter
  • Angels
    Robbie Williams
  • Have I Told You Lately
    Van Morrison
  • If Tomorrow Never Comes
    Garth Brooks
  • Crazy Love
    Van Morrison
  • Romeo And Juliet
    Dire Straits