To make it easy to choose what’s right for your next event, simply choose your set from one of the three listed below and call your Earcandy entertainment specialist to book Motown gold for the date!
This classic set from Motown Gold delivers the very best hits from classic Motown female artists. ‘Think’ and ‘Respect’ from Aretha Franklin, ‘Proud Mary’ & ‘Nutbush city limits’ by Tina turner are backed up by quality performances of Diana Ross’s best work in ‘Rescue me’, ‘I’m coming out’ and ‘Upside down’. What would a classic Motown Gold female set be without performances of Gladys Knight and The Supremes with hits like ‘Midnight train to Georgia’, ‘You can’t hurry love’ and ‘You keep me hanging on’. Everybody will remember Martha Reeves and the Vandelia’s, with their classic hits, ‘Nowhere to run’, ‘Heatwave’ and ‘Dancing in the street’. Round all of those amazing tracks of with an amazing performance of Janis Joplin’s ‘Take another piece of my heart’ and you have a set that will leave your guests smiling all evening long.
There’s nothing quite like hearing a medley of top selected tracks from a top Motown artist. Motown gold performs outstanding medleys of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition’ and ‘I wish’ and have a great compilation of The contours ‘Money’ and ‘Do you love me?’. What would a Motown performance be without a medley from the Jackson Five? Their classics, ‘I want you back’, ‘Stop the love you save’ and I’ll be there’ are compiled into one astounding medley that will leave you breathless.
Motown Gold know how to piece together a medley from different artists as well. The classic Motown tracks, ‘Never too much’ by Luther Vandross, ‘Best of my love’ from the Emotions and ‘September’ by Earth, wind & fire’ are beautifully spun together in a medley that will break the ladies’ hearts.
Of course, let’s not forget about the fellas in the Motown era, Motown Gold brings you the very best male Motown hits that will take you right back in time to an era of real soul music. The Blues Brothers ‘Soul man’ ‘Gimmie some love’ and ‘Shake a tail feather’ will keep you moving on the dancefloor. ‘Uptight, everything’s alright’ and ‘Signed, sealed and delivered’ by Stevie Wonder and ‘Mustang Sally’ by Wilson Pickett are always crowd favourites that shake the place up. ‘How sweet it is to be loved by you’ and ‘I heard it through the Grapevine’, Marvin Gaye classics, are backed up by The Jackson Fives’ ABC. Who remembers ‘Higher & higher’ by Jackie Wilson, ‘Reach out’ by The four Topps or ‘Son of a preacher man’ by Dusty Springfield? Motown Gold lays them on you with a spirit of real soul that will have you singing right along in the crowd.
Energetic performances of ‘Hard to handle’ by Otis Redding, and ‘Build me up buttercup’ from the foundations are performed do well that you will think it’s the band brought into the future to play right there at your event!