James - Singer / Guitarist

 Singers For Hire

About James - Singer / Guitarist

A soulful approach on classics and plenty of gusto in his performance, James is a versatile soloist perfect for any event!

James is an accomplished performer in the Midlands area and available for hire to entertain your guests; with an eclectic repertoire on display, there is plenty of scope to tailor his sets to suit your special occasion.

James covers a range of artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones & Fleetwood Mac to The Killers, Jake Bugg, The Coral and many more.

The versatility in his performance means James is able to adapt to any style of event whether it be performing at a wedding ceremony as the bride walks down the aisle, entertaining evening guests at a drinks reception, or providing music at a private party for guests of all ages.

Can’t find your favourite song in James’s repertoire list? Not to worry, as James is happy to learn a song upon request per event.

  • Repertoire

    Various Artists
    Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
    Stand By Me - Ben E. King
    Jolene - Dolly Parton
    Whiskey in the Jar - trad.
    Lola - The Kinks
    Amy Winehouse (orig. The Zutons) - Valerie
    Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues
    Running Up That Hill - Kate Bush
    Stayin’ Alive - Bee Gees
    Karma Police - Radiohead
    On the Road Again - Canned Heat
    Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
    I Believe in Miracles, You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate
    Romeo & Juliet - Dire Straits
    Wicked Game - Chris Isaak
    Space Oddity - David Bowie
    Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
    Memphis Tennessee - Chuck Berry
    Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
    (Sittin’ On The Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
    Gold - Chet Faker
    Lightning Bolt - Jake Bugg
    God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
    Fire and Rain - James Taylor
    Horse With No Name - America
    Peace Beneath the City - Iron & Wine
    Hotel California - The Eagles
    Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix
    Mr. Brightside - The Killers
    The Home Stretch - Loudon Wainwright III
    Dreaming of You - The Corals
    Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
    Dust My Broom - Elmore James/Robert Johnson
    Miss Ohio - Gillian Welch
    The Train Song - Vashti Bunyan
    Nothin’ - Townes Van Zandt
    Prelude in D Major - JS Bach, BWV 1007

    The Beatles
    Don’t Let Me Down
    In My Life
    With a Little Help From my Friends
    A Day in the Life
    Norwegian Wood
    Here, There and Everywhere
    Ticket to Ride
    Eight Days a Week
    Mother Nature's Son
    Dear Prudence
    Long Long Long
    If I Fell
    All I’ve Gotta Do
    This Boy
    Here Comes the Sun
    While My Guitar Gently Weeps
    Many more available by request.

    Fleetwood Mac
    Oh Well
    World Keep on Turning
    Never Going Back Again

    Neil Young
    I Believe In You
    Don't Let it Bring You Down
    Out on the Weekend
    Old Man
    Down by the River
    Heart of Gold

    Led Zeppelin
    Going to California
    White Summer/Black Mountainside
    Black Dog
    Thank You
    Travellin’ Riverside Blues - orig. Robert Johnson
    Whole Lotta Love
    Stairway to Heaven

    Simon & Garfunkel
    Scarborough Fair
    Kathy’s Song
    Homeward Bound
    Mrs. Robinson
    The Boxer
    Wednesday Morning, 3AM
    Baby Driver

    Bob Dylan
    Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door
    Girl from the North Country
    Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show style
    House of the Rising Sun - trad.
    Fixin’ To Die - Bukka White
    Blowin’ in the Wind
    Mr. Tambourine Man
    Visions of Johanna
    Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
    Spanish Boots
    The Times They Are A-Changin’
    A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall
    Many more available by request

    Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Green River
    Born on the Bayou
    Bad Moon Rising

    The Rolling Stones
    It’s All Over Now
    Jumpin’ Jack Flash
    Dead Flowers
    Sympathy for the Devil
    Wild Horses

    The White Stripes
    Seven Nation Army
    Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
    I Can Tell That We Are Gonna Be Friends
    Fell In Love With A Girl

    Elvis Presley
    Elvis Presley:
    Hound Dog
    Mess of the Blues
    Heartbreak Hotel
    That’s All Right Mama