The Upside Downers Quartet is one of several barbershop groups with members from the Chorus of DuPage. They first performed on stage together in 2009 at the Sandwich Opera House with the West Towns Chorus. Their traditional barbershop songs are supplanted with a sprinkling of Doo Wop arrangements from a myriad of artists such as the Beatles, Van Morrison, the Turtles, Elvis Pressley, Johnny Cash, Billy Joel, & Deke Sharon.
Members: John Oberlin (baritone), Bill Morgan (bass), Jim Morrison (lead)and Bruce Rhoades (tenor).
Price Range: $400 and up
Gig Length: 12 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
We are very skilled at working, strolling large rooms performing appropriate song selections for individuals, groups at tables. We have a repertoire of over 100 songs from barbershop standards like Heart of My Heart to contemporary songs by Plain White T's and Jason Mraz.
Quartet has been singing together since 2009.
Along with many Barbershop traditional Songs we also perform a number of Doo Wop and contemporary songs like: All My Loving, All You Need Is Love, Brown Eyed Girl, Come Go With Me, Danny Boy, What a Day for a Daydream, Eight Days A Week, Fat Bottom Girls, God Bless The USA, God Only Knows, Good Night Sweetheart, Happy Together, House of The Rising Sun, I Won't Give Up, I'm Yours, In My Room/409, Irish Lullabye, Lazy Day, Isn't She Lovely, Lion Sleeps Tonight, Longest Time, Love Me Tender, Mr Blue Sky, Rhythm of Love, Ring of Fire, Sargent Peppers/A little Help, Silhouettes, So Much In Love, Sold (Grundy County Incident), South Side Irish, Surfer Girl, When I'm 64, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Witchcraft, You Are So Beautiful