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Selected Song List:

Song Artist

Africa Toto

Ain't no mountain high enough Marvin Gaye/Ross

Ain't no other Man Christina Aguilera

Am I The Same Girl Swing Out Sister   

And When I Die Blood, Sweat and Tears

Ballet for a girl in Buchannon Chicago

Bang, Bang!  David Sanborn

Beginnings Chicago

Best of my love M. White/Emotions

Billie Jean Michael Jackson

Black Betty Ram Jam

Brickhouse Commodores 

Brother Sister Brand New Heavies

Canned Heat Jamiroquai

Can't help falling in love with you Elvis

Carmina Burana Orff

Carry on my wayward son Kansas

Celebrate Kool & the Gang

Chain of Fools Aretha Franklin

Chameleon Herbie Hancock

The Chicken  Jaco Pastorius 

Classics Medley 2013 (Heard it through the Grapevine, Dance to the music, Celebrate, Good times, Rapper's Delight, Thank you, I will survive) arr. Peterson

Clementine Bobby Darin

Come On, Come Over Jaco Pastorius 

Conga Gloria Estefan

Cruise Control Tower of Power

Dance to the music Sly and the Family Stone

David Letterman Theme Paul Shaffer 

Daybreak Brand New Heavies 

December '63
(Oh What a night)
Frankie Vallie
and the 4 seasons

Devil went down to Georgia Charlie Daniels

Diggin' on James Brown Tower of Power

"Disco Medley"
(I will survive, Funkytown, Stayin' Alive, Last Dance, The Hustle, Le Freak, Disco Inferno, Good times, Shaft, Lady Marmalade, Car wash)
arr. Peterson

Does anybody really know what time it is? Chicago

Don't Change Horses Tower of Power 

Don't Stop Believing Journey

Down to the Nightclub Tower of Power

Dream Come True Brand New Heavies

Dream on Arrow Smith

Dust in the Wind Kansas

Edge of Glory Lady Gaga

Elephant Foot Maceo Parker

Faithfully Journey

Fanfare for the Common Man ELP

Fantasy Earth, Wind and Fire

Feeling Good Buble

Feeling Stronger everyday Chicago

Fly me to the moon Sinatra

Fooling Yourself Styx

Foreplay/Longtime Boston

Frankenstein Edgar Winter

Free Chicago

Funky Town Lipps Inc.

Gemini Rising Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Georgia on my mind Carmichael

Gimme Some Loving Blues Brothers  

God Bless The Child  Blood, Sweat & Tears

Go Down Gambling Blood, Sweat & Tears

Gotta Serve Somebody Dylan

Got to get you into my life/I got the
Music in me
Thelma Houston

Green Earrings Steely Dan

Happy Pharell Williams

Happy People Kenny Garret

Hard to say I'm Sorry Chicago

Heard it through the grapevine Marvin Gaye

Heart Breaker Pat Benatar

Hey Bartender  Blues Brothers

Hip to be Square Huey Lewis & the News

Hoe Down ELP/arr. Gould

Hot Hot Hot Buster Poindexter

Hotel California Eagles

How Sweet it is to be loved by you James Taylor

I believe Dave Koz

I'd Like To Corinne Bailey Rae

I got the music in me Thelma Houston

I Got You (I Feel Good) Maceo Parker/James Brown

I guess that's why they call it the blues Elton John

I Like Your Style
Tower of Power

I love you more than you'll ever know Blood, Sweat and Tears

I'm a man Chicago

I Missed Again Phil Collins 

In the stone (intro) Earth, Wind and Fire

In your eyes Peter Gabriel

In your arms Samantha Riehl

Isn't she lovely Stevie Wonder

It's Your Thing  Isley Brothers 

I Wish Stevie Wonder

I will Survive Gloria Gaynor

Just the way you are Billy Joel

Just you and me Chicago

Jungle Boogie  Kool & The Gang

KC and the Sunshine Band Medley (I'm your boogie man, That's the way I like it, Shake your booty, Boogie Shoes, Keep it comin love, Get down tonight) KC

Long Train Running
Doobie Brothers

Lady Marmalade LaBelle

Late in the Evening Paul Simon

Lesley Ann  David Sanborn 

Let the Good Times Roll BB King/Bobby "Blue" Bland

Linus and Lucy Vince G/arr. Gould

Livin' la vida Loca Ricky Martin

Lucretia McEvil Blood Sweat and Tears

Madison Square Lettuce

Make Me Smile Chicago 

Many the Mile Sara Bareilles

Marley Medley Bob Marley

Midnight Train to Georgia Jim Weatherly

Moondance Van Morrison

Mony, Mony Billy Idol version

More and More Blood, Sweat and Tears

Mustang Sally  The Commitments 

My Girl Robinson

My heart will go on Celine Dion

No Reply at all Genesis

Old Time Rock & Roll Bob Seger version

Oh What a Night Frankie Valli

One Fine Morning Lighthouse

Only So Much Oil…  Tower of Power

Oye Como Va Santana

Pass The Peas Maceo Parker

Peg Steely Dan

Photograph Def Leppord

Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry

Pick Up The Pieces Average White Band

Polka Melody Various

Proud Mary Tina Turner

Rehab Amy Winehouse

Respect Aretha Franklin

Rockit Herbie Hancock

Rock you like a hurricane Scorpions

Rolling Stone Dylan

Rosanna Toto

Runaway Baby
Bruno Mars

Run for Cover David Sanborn

Run Away Baby Bruno Mars

Saturday In The Park  Chicago 

Second Chance Shinedown

Separate Ways Journey

September Earth Wind & Fire

Send me an angel Scorpions

Serpentine Fire Earth Wind & Fire

Shake Everything U Got Maceo Parker 

Shake it off Taylor Swift

Shining Star Earth Wind & Fire

Signed, Sealed, Delivered Stevie Wonder

Sir Duke   Stevie Wonder

Sitting on a dock on a bay Otis Redding

Sledgehammer  Peter Gabriel

Smiling Phases Blood, Sweat and Tears

Smooth Santana

So Very Hard To Go Tower of Power

Some Kind Of Wonderful Josh Stone version

Some Skunk Funk Brecker Brothers

Something happened on the way to heaven Phil Collins

Son Of A Preacher Man Dusty Springfield 

Soul Man   Blues Brothers 

Soul Vaccination Tower of Power  

Soul With A Capital “S”  Tower of Power  

Souled Out Tower of Power

So What Miles Davis/arr. Peterson

Spain Chick Corea

Spinning Wheel  Blood, Sweat & Tears 

Stairway to heaven Led Zepplin

Stand by me Otis Redding

Superstition    Stevie Wonder   

Sussudio Phil Collins

Take me to the river Memphis horns version

Tank YK & The Seatbelts

Tell me something good Rufus

Thank you (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again) Sly and the family stone

The way you look tonight J. Kern

There's only so much oil in the ground Tower of Power

Think Aretha Franklin

Thriller Michael Jackson

Treasure Bruno Mars

Turn Your Love Around George Benson  

25 Or 6 To 4  Chicago  

Unforgettable Nat Kind  Cole

Uptown Funk Bruno Mars

Vehicle Ides Of March 

Voodoo Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Waltz Melody Various

Warrior Scandal

Watermelon Man Herbie Hancock

We Are Family Sister Sledge

We're In This Love together Al Jarreau 

West Side Phil Collins

What Is Hip? Tower of Power  

Wild, Wild West Escape Club

Whiter Shade of Pale
Procol Harum

Ying yang thang Tower of Power

You are the best thing Ray LaMontagne

You are the sunshine of my life Stevie Wonder

You can Leave you hat on Joe Cocker

You're Gonna Need Me Tower of Power 

You've made me so very happy Blood, Sweat and Tears


From Fargo Star 2012

Heartbreaker Pat Benatar

Change Carrie Underwood

Edge of glory Lady Gaga

Evacuate the dance floor Cascada

Feeling good M. Buble

Glitter in the air Pink

Second Chance Shinedown

Why haven't I heard from you? Rebba McEntire

You and I Lady Gaga

From Fargo Star 2013

The Warrior Scandal

Like my mother does Lauren Alania

I got the music in me Thelma Houston

Blown Away
Carrie Underwood

Fine by me
Andy Grammer

How great thou art Traditional

King of anything Sara Bareilles

My heart will go on Celine Dion

Tomorrow Chris Young

Shows with Marching Band
and Orchestra:

Marching Band Show #1
Earth Wind and Fire Tribute:

In the Stone
Got to get you into my life
Shining Star
Serpentine Fire
Arr. Peterson

Marching Band Show #2:

Post-Traumatic Overture
Vehicle - Ides of March
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Souled Out - Tower of power
I will survive - Gloria Gaynor
Arr. Peterson

Orchestra Show:

Overture (Peterson)

Vehicle (Ides of March),

I feel good (James Brown),

September (Earth, Wind and Fire)

Lucretia McEvil (Blood, Sweat and Tears)

Georgia on My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael/Ray Charles)

Rachmaninov Sym#3/Eric Carmen- Never gonna fall in love again

Stariway to Heaven (Led Zepplin)

So Very Hard to Go (Tower of Power)

Proud Mary (Tina Turner)

Play the funky music (Wild Cherry)

Respect (Aretha Franklin)

Faithfully (Journey)

Don't Stop Believing (Journey)

I Believe (Dave Koz)

Shake everything you got (Maceo Parker)

Book of Love (Peter Gabriel)

Carry on my wayward son (Kansas)

Heartbreaker (Pat Benatar)

Second Chance (Shinedown)

Disco Medley (Last Dance, Funky Town, Shaft, I Will Survive)

Foreplay/Longtime (Boston)

Lady Marmalade (Patti LaBelle)

Saturday in the park (Chicago)

Thriller (Michael Jackson)

Shake Everything you got (Maceo Parker)

Fanfare for the common man (Copland/Emmerson, Lake Palmer)

Rock you like a hurricane (Scorpions)

Dream on (Aerosmith )

Dust in the wind (Kansas)

Hoe down (Copland/Emmerson, Lake and Palmer)

Late in the evening (Paul Simon)

Send me an angel (Scorpions)

Treasure (Bruno Mars)

"Classics Medley" (Heard it through the grape vine, Dance to the music, Celebrate, Good times, Rapper's Delight, Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

Like my mother does (Lauren Alania)

Harley Ashtry (Traditional Irish tune)

Suckfish-Cullenstown (Traditional Irish tune)

I got the music in me (Thelma Houston)

25 or 6 to 4 (Chicago)


"Funky Town!"

Funky Town (Lipps Inc.)

Brick House  (commodores)

Don't Change Horses (Tower of Power)

Shinning Star (Earth, Wind and Fire)

Take me to the River

Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars)

Carmina Burana - intro and funk! (Carl Orff)

Shatter Me (Lindsy Sterling) featuring orchestra's violin soloist)

Spain (Chick Corea)  Featuring the orchestra's cello, violin and flute soloists.

KC and the Sunshine Band Medley (I'm your boogie Man, That's the way I like it, Shake your booty, Boogie Shoes, Keep it comin love, Get down tonight)


"Wild, Wild, West!"

Orchestra alone:
"How the West was won" (Alfred Newman)
"Magnificent Seven Theme" (Elmer Bernstein)
"Wild, Wild West TV Theme" (Richard Markowitz)

Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

Eagles Medley (Hotel California, Desperado, Take it Easy)

Wild, Wild West (Escape Club)

Turn the page (Bob Seger)

Buckaroo Holiday/Hoedown (Copland)

Angel from Montgomery (John Prine/Bonnie Rait)

Old Time Rock n Roll (Bob Seger)

Shake it off (Taylor Swift)

Free Bird (Lynyrd Skynyrd)


"Hot, Hot, Hot"

Orchestra alone:
Danzon No. 2  (Arturo Marquez )
Danza Cubanas (Robert Sheldon)
Viva la Vida (Coldplay)

Conga (Gloria Estefan)

Smooth (Sanata)

Happy (Pharrell Williams)

Chicago Medley

La Vida Loca (Ricky Martin)

Reggae Medley (

Oye Como Va (Santana) - Featuring Violin, Flute and Cellist from the orchestra

Hot, Hot, Hot (Buster Poindexter)


Symphony Rocks 2017

Prince Medley (1999, Little Red Corvette,  Let's go Crazy)

Space Oddity (David Bowie)

George Michaels Medley (Carless Whisper, Wake me up, Faith)

Live and let die - (james bond theme, Paul McCartney)

Bobby Vee Medley - (Rake good care of my baby/night has 1000 eyes)

Heartache Tonight (Glenn Fry)

Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)

Purple Rain (Prince)


Symphony Rocks 2018
"British Invasion"

Magical Mystery Tour/Penny Lane (Beatles)

Kashmir (Led Zepplin)

Livin' thing (ELO)

Hello (Adele)

Shape of you (Ed Sheering)

Eleanor Rigby (Beatles)

Satisfaction (Rolling Stones)

Roundabout (YES)

British METAL Medley! ( Iron man - Black Sabbath, Smoke on the water - Deep Purple, You got another thing coming - Judas Priest, Crazy Train - Ozzy)

Nights in White Satin (Moody Blues)

In the Flesh/Thin Ice/The Wall (Pink Floyd)

We will Rock You/We are the Champions (Queen)


"Motown to Memphis"

Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder)

Soul Man (Blues Brothers)

Take me to the River (Al Green)

Sitting on a dock on a bay (Otis Redding)

Motown Ladies Medley"
(Dancing in the streets, Stop in the name of love, Baby Love, You keep me hanging on, Heatwave)

Ain't no mountain high enough (Marvin Gaye/Dianna Ross)

Strung out (Gordon Staples - string feature)

River Deep, Mountain High (Tina Turner)

Endless Love (Lionel Richie)

Papa was a Rollin' Stone (Temptations)

Heard it through the grapevine (Marvin Gaye)

I just want to Celebrate (Rare Earth)

Proud Mary (Tina Turner)

Arr. Peterson

Youtube Videos

Orchestra show:

Dust in the Wind:

Marching Band Show, Earth Wind and Fire:

Marching Band Show #2:

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