Johnny Thunder - lead singer
Smooth - lead singer
Beans - sings and plays guitar
Max - plays keyboard
Doc - Plays Bass
Surfer Joe - plays drums
we can provide our own PA if need be and we will provide first rate entertainment while bring back the music of yeasterday.
we are specialized in the music of the 50s and EARLY 60's as this is the music that we love. we do not do the 70s & 80s or combine other years so if you want strictly oldies then were your best choice.
Johnny Thunder: Lead Singer
Smooth: Lead Singer
Beans: Lead Guitarist & singer
Doc: Bass Player & singer
Max: KeyBoard Player
Surfer Joe: Drummer & Singer
Scooter: Saxaphone Player
Elvis Presley, Sha Na Na, Buddy Holly and the BEATLES and Eddie Cochran and Ritchie Valens
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 240 - 260 minutes
we strive for great harmony and great vocals plus our 2 lead singers are known to venture forth with cordless microphones and roam the audience to actually SING to people and to interact with them. expect to be ENTERTAINED with great music that you can DANCE too and be prepared to travel back in time to the music you both remember and love.
soundman is nice but not always needed
we have the equipment, the PA and the lights if need be. were ready to Rock & Roll
Rock Around the Clock (Bill Hailey & the Comets) See You Later Alligator (Bill Hailey & the Comets) Splish Splash (Bil Hailey & the Comets)
I'm Walkin' (Chubby Checker) Love Potion #9 (The Searchers) Young Blood (The Coasters)
I Think We're Alone Now (Tommy James & the Shondels) Act Naturally (The Beatles) Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
Sea Cruise (Frankie Ford) Let's Twist Again (Chubby Checker) Slow Down (The Beatles)
Whole Lotta Shakin' (Jerry Lee Lewis) Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry) Hand Jive (Johnny Otis)
High Heeled Sneakers (Johnny Otis) Sheila (Tommy Roe) Only the Lonely (Roy Orbison)
California Sun (The Rivieras) Oh Donna (Richie Valens) Sweet Little 16 (Chuck Berry)
Mean Woman Blues (Roy Orbison) Kansas City (Wilbery Harrison) Mustang Sally (Wilson Pickett)
Runaway (Del Shannon) Do You Love Me (The Contours) Folsom Prison (Johnny Cash)
Memphis (Johnny Rivers) Do Wah Diddy (Manfred Mann) Do You Wanna Dance (Beach Boys)
In Dreams (Roy Orbison) Twistin' the Night away (Sam Cooke) I Fought the Law (Bobby Fuller Four)
Heartbreak Hotel (Elvis Presley) All Shook Up (Elvis Presley) One Night With You (Elvis Presley)
Jailhouse Rock (Elvis Presley) Viva Las Vegas (Elvis Presley) Blue Suede Shoes (Elvis Presley)
Don't Be Cruel (Elvis Presley) Little Sister (Elvis Presley) Lawdy Miss Claudy (Elvis Presley)
Hanky Panky (Tommy James & the Shondels) That'll Be the Day (Buddy Holly) Shout, Shout (Ernie Maresca)
Lovers Never Say Goodbye (The Flamingos) Runaround sue (Dion) Great Balls of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis)
MatchBox (Terry Wayne) Party Doll (Buddy Knox) Teenager in Love (Dion & the Belmonts)
Beautiful Sunday (Daniel Boone) 634-5789 (Wilson Pickett) I Saw Her Standing There (The Beatles)
Summertime Blues (Eddie Cochran) Running Scared (Roy Orbison) Rave On (Buddy Holly)
Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison) Come Go With Me (The Del Vikings) What's Your Name (Don & Juan)
At the Hop (Danny and the Juniors) Sweet Dreams Baby (Roy Orbison) Ain't Got No Home (Clarence "Frogman" Henry)
Mony, Mony (Tommy James & the Shondells)
plus a lot more
Past Booked Dates:
01-26-2013 — Hinckley Casino
09-15-2012 — brainerd speedway
Available for Your
Awards Night, Bar/Lounge, Casino, Christmas Party, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Dinner Dance, Fair, Festival, Halloween Party, Restaurant, Reunion
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