Dr Retro

 

Solo artist available for bookings

in Hobart and surrounding areas

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Style:

Hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s with live-sounding backing of “jazz combo” instrumentation – piano, upright bass and drums (but not jazz arrangements).

Instruments:

Archtop guitar,
tenor and soparano saxophones

 

PA:

Suitable for medium size venues

 

Sample tracks:

Recorded roughly, with a minimum of studio trickery, to give an idea of the live sound.

 

No One Is To Blame – Howard Jones

Your Latest Trick – Dire Straits

Moon Over Bourbon Street – Sting

The Sloop John B – Kinston Trio / Beach Boys

One Perfect Day – Little Heroes

 

Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da – Beatles

Damned If I Do – Alan Parsons Project

Lawyers Guns and Money – Warren Zevon

Pyramania – Alan Parsons Project

Get It On – T Rex / Power Station

 

Contact details:

Trevor Magnusson

Click here to send email.

 

(03) 6224 8252 (bh)

(03) 6224 5767 (ah)

0432 027 667 (mob)

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Repertoire:

70s Cheese Medley - Various Artists

(Can you handle the cheese?)

Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus

(…only if entire crowd is drunk)

Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer

Alison - Elvis Costello

And It Stoned Me - Van Morrison

And She Was - Talking Heads

There Will Never Be Another You - Standard

Ashes To Ashes - David Bowie

Back in the High Life Again - Steve Winwood

Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor) - Robert Palmer

Bad Habits - Billy Field

Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty

Blue Moon - Billie Holiday (etc)

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrisson

Buffalow Soldier - Bob Marley

Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol

(not quite so retro…)

Choir Girl - Cold Chisel

Cocaine / Funky Town - JJ Cale / Eric Clapton / Lipps Inc

Come Together - Beatles

The Cowboy Mambo (Hey Lookit Me Now) - David Byrne

Crossfire - Brandon Flowers

Damned If I Do - Alan Parsons Project

Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen

Desperado - The Eagles

Dirty Old Town - The Pogues

Dont Let Me Be Misunderstood - Animals

Down Among the Dead Men - Flash 'n' the Pan

Drive - The Cars

End Of The Innocence - Don Henley

Excitable Boy - Warren Zevon

Fireflies - Owl City

(for the youngsters…)

Gabriel's Oboe (The Mission) - Ennio Morricone

Garden Party - Ricky Nelson

Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) - Green Day

(getting older by the day…)

Get It On - T Rex / Power Station

Gonna Buy A Hat - Chris Rea

A Good Year For The Roses - Elvis Costello

Gymnopedie No. 1 - Eric Satie

Have I Told You Lately - Van Morisson

Hey Soul Sister - Train

(another relative newie…)

Hotel California - The Eagles

Human - The Killers

I'm Beginning To See The Light - Ella Fitzgerald (etc)

In My Place - Coldplay

Is She Really Going Out With Him - Joe Jackson

Is This Love - Bob Marley

It's Saturday Night - The Proclaimers

Jealous Guy - John Lennon / Roxy Music

Khe Sanh - Cold Chisel

(…only if entire crowd is drunk)

Knocking On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan

Lawyers, Guns and Money - Warren Zevon

Life In The Fast Lane - The Eagles

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths

Live It Up - Mental As Anything

Going Home (Theme from Local Hero) - Mark Knopfler

Lodi - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Lola - The Kinks

Longer - Dan Fogelberg

Losing My Religion - REM

Makin' Whoopee - Various (standard)

Maxwell's Silver Hammer - Beatles

Modern Love - David Bowie

Moon Over Bourbon Street - Sting

My Old Friend The Blues - The Proclaimers

My One And Only Love - Various (standard)

No One Is To Blame - Howard Jones

Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da - The Beatles

One Perfect Day - Little Heroes

On The Beach - Chris Rea

Poor Poor Pitiful Me - Warren Zevon

Psycho Killer - Talking Heads

Pyramania - Alan Parsons Project

Ricki Don't Lose That Number - Steely Dan

Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner - Warren Zevon

Shock The Monkey - Peter Gabriel

Sister Golden Hair - America

The Sloop John B - Kingston Trio / Beach Boys

Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel

Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman

Songbird - Kenny G

(…bodyguard required)

Sorrow - David Bowie

Stand By Me - Ben E King / John Lennon

Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley / Find Young Cannibals

Take a Walk on the Wild Side - Lou Reed

Ticket To Heaven - Mark Knopfler

To Her Door - Paul Kelly

Walk Of Life - Dire Straits

Watching The Detectives - Elvis Costello

Werwolves Of London - Warren Zevon

When I Kissed The Teacher - ABBA

Wherever I Lay My Hat - Paul Young

While You See a Chance - Steve Winwood

A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procul Harum

A Winter's Tale - David Essex

With A Little Help From My Friends - Beatles

Workin On It - Chris Rea

You Might Think - The Cars

Your Latest Trick - Dire Straits

You've Got A Friend - James Taylor

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