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Master Song List

Tory and The Teasers plays a wide variety of classic music spanning the genres of Soul, R&B, Motown, Blues, Classic Rock and Roll, Funk, Disco, and more. Below is a master list of the songs currently in rotation, plus a list of first dance songs that we have performed at past weddings. Requests for additions (or omissions) from this list are always welcome.

Songs in BOLD are our favorites/most commonly performed.

MOTOWN SONGS:
Ain’t too Proud to Beg- The Temptations
Can’t Help Myself – The Four Tops
Get Ready – The Temptations
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
How Sweet it Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye
I Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
I Second that Emotion – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Just My Imagination – The Temptations
Let’s Get it On – Marvin Gaye
My Girl – The Temptations
Ooo Baby Baby – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
You Can’t Hurry Love – Diana Ross & The Supremes
You’ve Really Got A Hold on Me – Smokey Robinson

STAX SONGS
634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) – Wilson Pickett
Born Under a Bad Sign – Albert King
Green Onions – Booker T & The MGs
Hard to Handle – Otis Redding
Knock on Wood – Eddie Floyd
Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
Respect – Otis Redding/Aretha Franklin
Sittin’ On the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
Soul Man – Sam & Dave
These Arms of Mine – Otis Redding

OTHER R&B/SOUL SONGS
Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone – Bill Withers
At Last – Etta James
Baby I Love You – Aretha Franklin
Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You – Frankie Valli
Chain of Fools – Aretha Franklin
Crazy Love – Van Morrison
Feelin’ Alright – Joe Cocker
Land of 1000 Dances – Wilson Pickett
Lean on Me – Bill Withers
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
Proud Mary – Ike & Tina Turner
Shout – Isley Brothers
Take Me To The River – Al Green
Use Me – Bill Withers
When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson

I wanna be your lover- Prince

DISCO/FUNK
Boogie Shoes – KC & The Sunshine Band
Cissy Strut – The Meters
Chameleon – Herbie Hancock
Everyday People – Sly & The Family Stone
I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor/Cake
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Thank You (Falletin Me Be Mice Elf) – Sly & the Family Stone
The Chicken – Jaco Pastorius

EARLY ROCK & ROLL/R&B
Bring it on Home to Me – Sam Cooke
Cupid – Sam Cooke
I Got A Woman – Ray Charles/John Mayer Trio
Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
Sleepwalk – Santo and Johnny
Unchain My Heart – Ray Charles/Joe Cocker
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
What a Wonderful World – Louie Armstrong

MORE MODERN R&B
“Forget” You – Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Gimme One Reason – Tracy Chapman
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne

CLASSIC ROCK & MISC. SONGS (PLAYED ONLY WHEN APPROPRIATE)
Hava Nagila – Traditional
Loves Me Like a Rock – Paul Simon
Moondance – Van Morrison
Old Time Rock and Roll – Bob Seeger
Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones/Otis Redding
Summertime – Louis Armstrong/Ella Fitzgerald

FIRST DANCE WEDDING SONG SUGGESTIONS:
Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You – Diana Ross & The Supremes
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
Crazy Love – Van Morrison
Dream a Little Dream of Me – Mamas & The Papas
I Found You – Alabama Shakes
I Only Have Eyes For You – The Flamingos
La Vie En Rose – Louis Armstrong
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Mama He’s Crazy – The Judds
Nothing Can Change This Love – Sam Cooke
Right Down The Line – Gerry Rafferty
Something So Right – Paul Simon
Sweet Pea – Amos Lee
That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding
The Beauty of Who You Are – Marc Broussard
These Arms of Mine – Otis Redding
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
When You Need Me – Bruce Springsteen

DINNER JAZZ SUGGESTIONS/STANDARDS:
Cissy Strut
Back at the Chicken Shack
Cantaloupe Island
Chameleon
Fly Me to the Moon
Girl From Ipanema
Green Onions
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Night Train
Pass the Peas
Sleepwalk
Summertime

ACOUSTIC CEREMONY SUGGESTIONS:
All You Need is Love – The Beatles
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You – Elvis Presley
Oh Darling – The Beatles
Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwoʻole version
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
You Are My Sunshine – Traditional

 
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Originals Set List

Ole’ Froggy Spirit

Freaks N’ Love

Reppin Da Stuggle

Sweet Like Candy

Dreams Come True

The Truth

Sudden Regrets

Best Life

Song List 2 Misc.

The following song list a songs used in rotation for restaurants/ bars/ and parties:

Ascension (Maxwell)

Everyday People

FootPrints

The Ghetto

If you want me to stay

Inner City Blues

It’s your Thing (Isley)

Butterflies (MJ)

Poppa Was A rolling Stone

Lady (D’angelo) *

Mr. Magic

Can’t Hide Love

For The Love of money

Feel Like Makin Love

Dock Of The Bay

OutStanding (Gap Band)

I got a Feeling (Black Eyed Peas)

I’ll take you there

Jungle Boogie

All I Do

Rock With You

Signed Sealed Delivered

Sing A Simple Song

Thank You Fallettinme Be Mice Elf

P.Y.T.

I wanna be your lover

Kiss

La Bamba

Let’s Stay Together

Miss You (Rolling Stones)

Standing On Shaky Ground

Them Changes (Buddy Miles)

What’s Goin On

Let’s Get It On

Purple Rain

Jump Jive & Wail (Swing Blues)

Sweet Thing

September

Aint Nobody

Funkin For Jamaica

Mary Jane (Rick James)

Before I Let Go (Maze)

Lovely Day

Early In The Morning (Gap Band)

Proud Mary

Happy

Valerie

Respect

Lady Marmalade

Satisfaction

Brown Eyed Girl

Brick House

Get Down Tonight

Never Too Much

Stand By Me

Yearning For Your Love (Gap Band)

Bring it on home to me (Sam Cooke)

It’s Your Thing (Isley)

Come Together

A Long Walk, Jill Scott

Baby I Love You, Aretha Franklin

The Best In Me, Marvin Sapp

Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe/Tiden Flyver, Kendrick Lamar/Boom Clap Bachelors

Boogie Shoes, KC and the Sunshine Band

Brown Sugar, D&Angelo

Certainly, Erykah Badu

Close To You, Tory Teasley

Dreams Come True, Tory Teasley Peter Palath

Feeling Orange But Sometimes Blue, Ledisi

Freaks N’ Love, Tory Teasley and Casey Mattson

The Ghetto, Donny Hathaway

Get Ready, Smokey Robinson

Got My Mojo Workin, Muddy Waters

Hey Ya, Outkast

Hotline Bling, Drake

I Cant Help It, Michael Jackson

I Can’t Stop Loving You, Kem

I Feel For You, Prince

I Got A Woman, Ray Charles/John Mayer Trio version

I’d Rather Be With You, Leela James

Isn’t She Lovely, Stevie Wonder

Just Be Thankful For What You Got, William DeVaughn

Just Friends (Sunny), Musiq Soulchild

Money, Pink Floyd

My Girl, The Temptations

Never Too Much, Luther Vandross

No Diggity, Blackstreet

O-o-oh Child, The Five Stairsteps

Penitentiary Philosophy, Erykah Badu

Pride and Joy, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Reppin The Struggle, Tory Teasley

Rip It Up, Little Richard

Searching, Roy Ayers

Sensual Seduction, Snoop Dogg

Sex, Drugs, and Alcohol, Tory Teasley

Sitting On The Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding

Soggy Spirits, Tory Teasley

So Sick, Ne-Yo

Spanish Joint, D’Angelo

Sudden Regrets, Tory Teasley Peter Palath

Sweet Like Candy, Tory Teasley

Take Me To The River, Al Green

Unchain My Heart, Ray Charles

Under The Influence, Cee Lo Green

We Intertwined, The Hush Sound

Whats Going On, Marvin Gaye/Donny Hathaway version

Wild Women Don’t Have The Blues, Ida Cox

Landslide- Fleetwood Mac

Never would Have made it- Marvin Sapp

I put a spell on you- Nina Simone

Feeling Good- Nina Simone

Bag Lady- Erykah Badu

Green and Gold- Lieanne La Havas

Afro Blue- Robert Glasper

20 Feet Tall- Erykah

Voodoo woman- Koko Taylor

Wishing on a Start- Will downing

Mercy, Mercy Me- Marvin Gaye

Down By the riverside

I wish you well- Bill Withers

Wake everybody- Harold Melvin

Love wont let me wait- Major Harris

Would you mind earth wind and fire

Always and Forever- Heatwave

Give me the night- George Benson

Going in Circles- Friends of Distinction

Peg- Steely Dan

Bad things- Jace Everett

Express yourself- Charles Wright

Never can say goodbye- Isaac Hayes

Ill always love my momma- The Intruders

Wait for the moment- Vulfpeck

Only you- Platters

Creep- RadioHead

Its a shame- Spinners

Cant Hurry love- The Supremes (reggae style)

Days of Wine and Roses

La Vie En Rose-

Get Ready- Smokie

Aint no stopping us now- Mcfadden and whitehead

Total Praise

Wade in the water

Shout- Isley Brothers

Happy Feelings- Maze

I believe I can fly- R kelly

What a wonderful world

Lean on me

A change is gonna come

Use me- Bill withers

I try- macy gray

What you wont do for love- Bobby