Colin Powell

Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Verified bookings: 12
Reviews: 12
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I am a solo singer & guitarist based in Doncaster. Generally I play Lincolnshire and Yorkshire but I do travel the length and breadth of the UK if the money is right. My material is gleaned from the late 50's Rock'N'Roll era to the 2000's. I have minimal equipment including lights and all have a current PAT test certificate. I am also a full member of Equity. Fully covered for liability. I work for reputable agencies and also for myself.

12 Reviews
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Peter Davis

March 14, 2020

Colin played the right music for the demographic. He was flexible and personable. No hesitation in using him again and no hesitation in recommending him

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Tracy

April 20, 2019

Extremely professional on time and Gauged his entertainment extremely well, all our guests enjoyed his performance, would have no hesitation in booking again

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Keilly Saynor

Oct. 27, 2018

Everyone at the Trenton Lodge Caravan site would like to say a huge thank you to Colin for entertaining us all at our Halloween event. A fantastic time was had by all and Colin had us up dancing to renditions of some old favourites. We would highly recommend Colin for your future events.

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Claire baines

July 28, 2018

superb, great guy x played at our wedding highly recommend

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Judy

Feb. 1, 2018

"Booking with Colin Powell Thursday 1st February 2018 for our Annual / Christmas lunch was a huge success.

Extremely professional and played exactly the music we wanted. Everybody on the dance floor and lots of people saying what a great time they had. Would highly recommend him."

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Joe Jacques

May 24, 2017

Colin is a very nice man and ecseptialy good at what he does very professional all of the customers enjoyed the music good value for money a big thank you from Black Thai Bull take a look at our face book and see colin Perform

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Colin Powell
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Solo Vocals with Guitar - 2X45 Minutes

I play music for the last 60 years from Rock'N'Roll, Soul, Motown, Country, Ballads, 70's Rock, Indie, 90's and 2000's music. My set up is small so I can fit into small areas if need be and I am very flexible with my timings if a client has other things happening on the night i.e. bingo, raffles, auctions, presentations, speeches etc. My show is 90 minutes long which can be split up into 3 x 30 minute sets or 2 x 45 minute sets. (or how ever the client requires the sets to be.) I am very flexible! I work easily with DJ's or other artists booked on the same night and have done this many times. I liaise with the manager or person in charge to make sure the timings are right. I can be prevailed upon to help with presentations or other things if given appropriate notice. In the event of a wedding I like to ask if there is a special song I can perform. If I am given enough notice this can be done! Please take time to read my reviews! Thank you! Colin
From: £120 per event
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FAQs

  • What kind of events do you usually serve?

    Weddings, birthday parties, presentations, themed parties, 50's/60's nights,

  • How long do you play for?

    Generally 90 mins divided into either 2 x 45 mins or 3 x 30 mins sets.

  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?

    Yes

  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?

    Yes

  • How much space do you require?

    Approx 8ft square

  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?

    If given enough notice and if its do-able I can usually learn a special song!

  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?

    Usually 30 mins if 3 x 30 min sets and 45 mins to and hour if playing 2 x 45 min sets

  • What else would you require?

    A small table and a room to change in would be nice please!

Set List/Services

Song Repertoire (listed in decades)

1950's
ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN (CHUCK BERRY)
TWENTY FLIGHT ROCK (EDDIE COCHRANE)
ENDLESS SLEEP (MARTY WILDE)
JOHNNY B. GOODE (CHUCK BERRY)
SHAKE RATTLE & ROLL (BILL HALEY & THE COMETS)
OH BOY! (BUDDY HOLLY)
AT THE HOP (DANNY & THE JUNIORS)
GREAT BALLS OF FIRE (JERRY LEE LEWIS)

1960's
CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (ANDY WILLIAMS/THE FOUR SEASONS)
WHAT DO YOU WANT? (ADAM FAITH)
OH CAROL! (NEIL SEDAKA)
OH DIANA! (PAUL ANKA)
PENNY ARCADE (ROY ORBISON)
RUNAROUND SUE (DION)
APACHE! (THE SHADOWS)
THE LAST WALTZ (ENGLEBERT HUMPERDINK)
I SAW HER STANDING THERE (THE BEATLES)
DO YOU WANNA DANCE? (CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS)
LET'S DANCE (CHRIS MONTEZ)
EVERY TIME YOU WALK IN THE ROOM (THE SEARCHERS)
KEEP ON RUNNING (SPENCER DAVIS GROUP)
MY GIRL (THE TEMPTATIONS)
MUSTANG SALLY (WILSON PICKET)
SWEET CAROLINE (NEIL DIAMOND)
LET'S TWIST AGAIN (CHUBBY CHECKER)
I FEEL FINE (THE BEATLES)
BROWN EYED GIRL (VAN MORRISON)
DO WAH DIDDY (MANFRED MANN)
HOW DO YOU DO IT? (GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS)
FLOWERS IN THE RAIN (THE MOVE)
EVERYBODY'S TALKIN' (HARRY NILSSON)
HALFWAY TO PARADISE (BILLY FURY)
BE YOUNG BE FOOLISH BE HAPPY (THE TAMMS)
SUSPICIOUS MINDS (ELVIS PRESLEY)
LADY MADONNA (THE BEATLES)
SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME (THE DRIFTERS)
WILD THING (THE TROGGS)
IT'S ALL OVER NOW (THE ROLLING STONES)
AT THE HOP (DION & THE BELMONTS)
ALL MY LOVING (THE BEATLES)
I'M INTO SOMETHING GOOD (HERMAN'S HERMITS)
I'M A BELIEVER (THE MONKEES)
SLOOP JOHN B. (THE BEACH BOYS)
OB LA DI OB LA DA (THE MARMALADE)
WONDERFUL LAND (THE SHADOWS)
I COULD EASILY FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU (CLIFF RICHARD)
HERE COMES MY BABY (THE TREMELOES)
TWIST & SHOUT! (THE BEATLES)
IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR (WILSON PICKET)
KING OF THE ROAD (ROGER MILLER)
ALL OR NOTHING (THE SMALL FACES)
PRETTY FLAMINGO (MANFRED MANN)
PRETTY WOMAN (ROY ORBISON)
THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES (BOBBY VEE)
GEE WHIZ IT'S YOU (CLIFF RICHARD)
BE MY BABY (THE RONNETS)
DAYDREAM BELIEVER (THE MONKEES)
THERE'S A GHOST IN MY HOUSE (R DEAN TAYLOR)
ROUTE 66 (THE ROLLING STONES)
A GIRL LIKE YOU (THE TROGGS)
EIGHT DAYS A WEEK (THE BEATLES)
TRAVELLIN' LIGHT (CLIFF RICHARD)
F.B.I. (THE SHADOWS)
EVERLASTING LOVE (THE LOVE AFFAIR)
THE LOVIN' THINGS (THE MARMALADE)
WICHITA LINEMAN (GLEN CAMPBELL)
SHAKIN' ALL OVER (JOHNNY KIDD & THE PIRATES)
HIPPY HIPPY SHAKE (THE SWINGING BLUE JEANS)
TRUE LOVE WAYS (BUDDY HOLLY)
RUNAWAY (DEL SHANNON)
BATCHELOR BOY (CLIFF RICHARD)

1970'S
STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU (STEALERS WHEEL)
YOU'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES (SHOWADDYWADDY)
RHINESTONE COWBOY (GLEN CAMPBELL)
THE WONDER OF YOU (ELVIS PRESLEY)
GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS! (SAILOR)
CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE (QUEEN)
SON OF MY FATHER (CHICORY TIP)
UNDER THE MOON OF LOVE (SHOWADDYWADDY)
YOU'RE SIXTEEN (RINGO STARR)
CRACKLIN' ROSIE (NEIL DIAMOND)
I'LL GO WHERE THE MUSIC TAKES ME (JIMMY JAMES & THE VAGABONDS)
KNOCK THREE TIMES (TONY ORLANDO)
LET'S STICK TOGETHER (ROXY MUSIC)
IMAGINE (JOHN LENNON)
I LOVE TO BOOGIE (T-REX)
HOW LONG? (ACE)

1980'S
OLIVER'S ARMY (ELVIS COSTELLO)
500 MILES (THE PROCLAIMERS)
UP THE JUNCTION (SQUEEZE)
WALK OF LIFE (DIRE STRAITS)
FANTASTIC DAY (HAIRCUT 100)
WONDERFUL TONIGHT (ERIC CLAPTON)

1990'S/2000'S
WHEN YOU SAY NOTHING AT ALL (RONAN KEATING)
LOSING MY RELIGION (R.E.M.)
WEATHER WITH YOU (CROWDED HOUSE)
ANGELS (ROBBIE WILLIAMS)
LIFE IS A ROLLERCOASTER (RONAN KEATING)
DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY (THE MAVERICKS)
HUMAN (THE KILLERS)
WHY DOES IT ALWAYS RAIN ON ME? (TRAVIS)
DON'T LOOK BACK IN ANGER (OASIS)

PLEASE NOTE:

IF YOU WISH ME TO PERFORM A SPECIAL SONG FOR YOU PLEASE ALLOW AT LEAST 2 WEEKS NOTICE SO THAT I CAN REHEARSE IT UP! THANK YOU!