The Blighters


We can play for up to two and a half hours spread across 2 or 3 sets. Please see below for a selection from our extensive repertoire. We are happy to discuss songs which you prefer (or wish to avoid) and may well be able to introduce new songs for your special occasion.

Here are some sample sounds of The Blighters in action:

Alright Now

She's Electric


I Saw Her Standing There

Summertime Blues

Crazy Litttle Thing Called Love

Stuck In The Middle With You

Brown Sugar

Brown Eyed Girl

Mustang Sally

Mr Brightside

I'm a Believer

I Need Your Love So Bad

Hi Ho Silver Lining

500 Miles


Keep On Running

Crying Shame

Johnny B Goode

Oh Pretty Woman

Copyright remains with the original songwriters, music publishers et al.

Our current repertoire includes :

Classic Floor Fillers

I Saw Her Standing There -Beatles
Gimmee Some Loving - Blues Brothers/ Spencer Davis
Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
Proud Mary - Tina Turner / Creedence Clearwater
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
Alright Now - Free
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
I Predict a Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
Sex is on Fire - Kings of Leon
You Really Got Me - Kinks
I'm A Believer - Monkees
Roll With It - Oasis
500 miles - Proclaimers
Crazy Little Thing - Queen
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Keep On Running - Spencer Davis
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett

Slower and Softer

First Cut Is The Deepest - Cat Stevens
Tequila Sunrise - Eagles
Alison - Elvis Costello
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Need Your Love So Bad - Fleetwood Mac
Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell
You've Got A Friend - James Taylor
Sittin on the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
Wild Horses - Rolling Stones
Fields Of Gold - Sting / Eva Cassidy

More 21st Century

Mardy Bum - Arctic Monkeys
Song 2 - Blur
American Idiot - Green Day
Mr Brightside - Killers
Valerie - Zutons

More 90's

Tore Down - Eric Clapton
There She Goes - The La's
Crying Shame - The Mavericks
Half The World Away - Oasis
Wonderwall - Oasis
Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
She’s Electric - Oasis
2 Princes - Spin Doctors
Handbags and Gladrags - Stereophonics / Rod Stewart
Why Does It Always Rain on Me? - Travis
One - U2

More 80's

Everybody Needs Somebody - Blues Brothers
Sweet Home Chicago - Blues Brothers / Eric Clapton
Town Called Malice - The Jam
I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty
Handle With Care - Travelling Wilburys

More 70's

Come Up and See Me - Cockney Rebel
Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
Take It Easy - Eagles
What's So Funny About Peace etc - Elvis Costello
Oliver's Army - Elvis Costello
Knockin' on Heaven's Door - Eric Clapton / Bob Dylan
Black Magic Woman - Santana / Fleetwood Mac
Wishing Well - Free
Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll - Ian Drury
How Sweet It Is - James Taylor
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
Message In A Bottle - Police
You're Sixteen - Ringo Starr
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Merry Christmas Everybody - Slade
Dancing In The Moonlight - Thin Lizzy
Whiskey In The Jar - Thin Lizzy
Get It On - T Rex
Teenage Kicks - Undertones
Wild Night - Van Morrison
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry

More 60's

House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
All My Loving - The Beatles
Back in the USSR - TheBeatles
Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Day Tripper - The Beatles
Drive My Car - The Beatles
Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
Get Back - The Beatles
I Feel Fine - The Beatles
Money Can't Buy Me Love - Beatles
Twist And Shout - Beatles
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
White Room - Cream
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
The Last Time - The Rolling Stones
Route 66 - The Rolling Stones
Jumping Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
Love Hurts - Roy Orbison
Hold On I'm Coming - Sam and Dave
All or Nothing - Small Faces
Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
Substitute - The Who

More 50's

That'll Be The Day - Buddy Holly
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
Shakin' All Over - Johnny Kidd

Let us know if you have any other requests for your event!


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