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Now performing every Wednesday at The Village Grille in Waldwick, NJ from 8-10.
(except when noted)

Performance Schedule


A Horse With No Name – America
A Pirate Looks at 40 - Jimmy Buffett
A Poem on the Underground Wall - Simon and Garfunkel
A Most Peculiar Man - Simon and Garfunkel
Across the Universe- Beatles
Act Naturally – Ringo Starr
Adam's Song - Jackson Browne
African Friend - Jimmy Buffett
Against the Wind – Bob Seger
Alison – Elvis Costello
All Things Must Pass – George Harrison
Already Gone - Eagles
America - Simon and Garfunkel
American Girl – Tom Petty
American Pie – Don McLean
American Tune – Paul Simon
Amie – Pure Prairie League
Anji (instrumental) - Davy Graham (Paul Simon version)
Angie – The Rolling Stones
Anna (Go To Him) - Arthur Alexander/Beatles cover
Another  Saturday Night – Sam Cooke
April Come She Will - Simon and Garfunkel
As Tears Go By – Rolling Stones
At The Zoo - Simon and Garfunkel
Baby I Love Your Way – Peter Frampton
Baby Driver - Simon and Garfunkel
Back in the High Life – Steve Winwood
Back in the USSR – Beatles
Bad Bad Leroy Brown – Jim Croce
Bad Moon Rising – Credence Clearwater Revival
Banana Republics - Jimmy Buffett/Steve Goodman
Beautiful - Gordon Lightfoot
Betty Lou's Gettin' Out Tonight - Bob Seger
Blackbird - Beatles
Bleeker Street - Simon and Garfunkel
Blessed - Simon and Garfunkel
Both Sides Now – Jon Mitchell
Bouree in E Minor - J.S. Bach
Brandy – Looking Glass
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations
Can't Find My Way Home - Blind Faith/Steve Winwood
Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
Can’t You See – Marshall Tucker Band
Carefree Highway - Gordon Lightfoot
Carolina on my Mind – James Taylor
Carry On - CSN
Cats in the Cradle - Harry Chapin
Cecilia – Simon and Garfunkel
Centerfield - John Fogerty
Chains - Beatles
Changes in Attitudes, Changes in Latitudes – Jimmy Buffet
Cheeseburger in Paradise - Jimmy Buffett
Cherish - The Association
Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young
City of New Orleans – Arlo Guthrie/Steve Goodman
Coast of Marseilles - Jimmy Buffett
Classical Gas – Mason Williams
Cloudy - Simon and Garfunkel
Come Monday – Jimmy Buffett
Cool Change – Little River Band
Country Roads – John Denver
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Danny’s Song – Loggins and Messina
De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da - The Police
Desperado - Eagles
Devoted to You - Everly Brothers
Doctor My Eyes – Jackson Browne
Don’t Let Me Down – Beatles
Drift Away – Dobie Gray
Dust in the Wind – Kansis
El Condor Pasa - Simon and Garfunkel
Empty Chairs - Don McLean
Eve of Destruction – Barry Mcguire
Every Rose Has Its Thorn – Poison
Everybody’s Talkin’ – Harry Nilsson
Father and Son – Cat Stevens
The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) – Simon and Garfunkel
Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
Fire and Rain - James Taylor
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
For Emily, Wherever I May Find Her - Simon and Garfunkel
Forever Young – Bob Dylan
Free Fallin’ - Tom Petty
Friend of the Devil – Grateful Dead
The Girl From Ipanema - various
Give Me Love – George Harrison
Good Riddance - Greenday
Gotta Get Drunk - Willie Nelson
Guitar Man – Bread
Handyman – James Taylor
Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
Harvest Moon - Neil Young
Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
Heart of Gold - Neil Young
Hello Again – Neil Diamond
Help! - Beatles
Helpless - Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Here Comes the Sun – Beatles
Hey Hey My My – Neil Young
Hey Soul Sister – Train
Homeward Bound – Simon and Garfunkel
Honey Don’t – Beatles
Honky Tonk Woman – Stones
House at Pooh Corner - Loggins and Messina
House of the Rising Sun – Animals
I Am a Rock – Simon and Garfunkel
I Believe in Father Christmas - Greg Lake
I Saw Her Standing There – Beatles
I Shall Be Released – Bob Dylan
I Should Have Known Better – Beatles
I Want To Hold Your Hand – Beatles
I Will – Beatles
I Wish You Peace - The Eagles
I Won’t Back Down – Tom Petty
If - Bread
If I Had a Hammer – Pete Seeger/Peter Paul and Mary
If Not For You – Bob Dylan
If the Phone Doesn't Ring, It's Me - Jimmy Buffett
If You Could Read My Mind – Gordon Lightfoot
I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song - Jim Croce
I'll See You in My Dreams - Joe Brown
I’m a Believer – Monkees/Neil Diamond
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
I'm on Fire - Bruce Springsteen
I'm Henry the 8th, I Am - Herman's Hermits
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Imagine – John Lennon
In My Life – Beatles
Into The Great Wide Open - Tom Petty
Into the Mystic – Van Morrison
Isn’t It a Pity – George Harrison
It’s 5:00 Somewhere – Jimmy Buffet
It's Over - Jimmie Rodgers/Mason Williams cover
It’s My Life – Bon Jovi
I've Got a Name - Jim Croce
Jack and Diane – John Melloncamp
Jersey Girl – Tom Waits/Springsteen
Jesu, Joy to Man's Desiring - J.S. Bach
Kathy’s Song – Simon and Garfunkel
Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door – Dylan
Kodachrome – Paul Simon
Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream - Pete Seeger/S&G
Last Train to Clarksville – Monkees
Late in the Evening – Paul Simon
Lawyers, Guns, and Money - Warren Zevon
Lazy Bones - Hoagie Carmichael
Leaves That are Green – Simon and Garfunkel
Leaving on a Jet Plane – John Denver
Les Bicyclettes de Belsize - Englebert Humperdinck
Life On Mars? - David Bowie
Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
Little Help from My Friends – Beatles
Lodi - Credence Clearwater Revival
Lonely People - America
Long May You Run – Neil Young
Longer Boats - Cat Stevens
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
Love on the Rocks – Neil Diamond
Love Potion #9 – The Searchers
Love Song – Elton John
Loves Me Like a Rock – Paul Simon
Lovely Cruise - Jimmy Buffet
Lucky Man – ELP
Lyin’ Eyes – Eagles
Main Street – Bob Seger
Mama’s Got a Squeezebox – The Who
Margarittaville – Jimmy Buffett
Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard – Paul Simon
Message in a Bottle – The Police
Mexico – James Taylor
Michelle – Beatles
Minuet in G - J.S. Bach
Moon River – Andy Williams
Moondance – Van Morrison
Moonshadow – Cat Stevens
Morning Sky - Dan Fogelberg
Mother and Child Reunion - Paul Simon
Mother’s Little Helper – Stones
Mr. Bojangles – Jerry Jeff Walker/Nitty Gritty Dirt Band cover
Mrs. Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel
M.T.A. - The Kingston Trio
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
My Man - Eagles
My Sweet Lady - John Denver
Nautical Wheelers - Jimmy Buffett
Nights in White Satin – Moody Blues
No Reply – Beatles
Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out – Eric Clapton
Norweigen Wood (This Bird Has Flown) - Beatles
Nowhere Man - Beatles
Octopus's Garden - Beatles
Oh Very Young – Cat Stevens
Ohio - Neil Young
Old Friends/Bookends - Simon and Garfunkel
Old Man – Neil Young
Old Tennessee – Dan Fogelberg
On The Road Again - Willie Nelson
One Friend – Keb' Mo'
One Particular Harbor - Jimmy Buffett
Operator – Jim Croce
Our House - Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Peace Train – Cat Stevens
Perhaps Love - John Denver
Piano Man – Billy Joel
Pinball Wizard – The Who
Please Come To Boston - Dave Loggins
Please Don't Bury Me - John Prine
Poems and Prayers and Promises - John Denver
Poor Poor Pitiful Me – Warren Zevon
Promises – Eric Clapton
Proud Mary – Credence Clearwater Revival
Puff the Magic Dragon – Peter Paul and Mary
Reason to Believe - Tim Hardin
Recently - Jim Croce
Red Red Wine - Neil Diamond
Richard Cory - Simon and Garfunkel
River of Dreams - Billy Joel
R.O.C.K. in the USA – John Melloncamp
Rock and Roll Never Forgets - Bob Seger
Rocky Mountain High - John Denver
Roxanne – The Police
Running Down a Dream - Tom Petty
Running on Faith – Eric Clapton
Rhythm of Love - Plain White T's
River of Dreams - Billy Joel
Secret Agent Man – Johnny Rivers
Scarborough Fair - Simon and Garfunkel
She's Always a Woman - Billy Joel
Shower the People – James Taylor
Sister Golden Hair – America
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
Slip Slidin' Away - Paul Simon
Something in the Way She Moves – James Taylor
Something So Right - Paul Simon
Son of a Son of a Sailor - Jimmy Buffett
Song for the Asking - Simon and Garfunkel
Song Sung Blue – Neil Diamond
Sounds of Silence – Simon and Garfunkel
Spanish Eyes - Englebert Humperdinck and various others
Spanish Romance - Traditional
Sparrow - Simon and Garfunkel
Spirit in the Sky - Norman Greenbaum
Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
Sundown - Gordon Lightfoot
Sunshine – Jonathan Edwards
Sunshine on My Shoulders - John Denver
Sweet Baby James – James Taylor
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Take It Easy – Eagles
Take It To The Limit - Eagles
Take the Last Train to Clarkesville - The Monkees
Taxi - Harry Chapin
Teach Your Children – CSN
Tell Me Why - Neil Young
Tequila Makes Her Clother Fall Off - Joe Nichols
Tequila Sunrise - Eagles
Thank God I'm a Country Boy - John Denver
That's How I Got To Memphis - Tom T. Hall and others
The Boxer - Simon and Garfunkel
The Dangling Conversation - Simon and Garfunkel
There's a Kind of Hush - Hermin's Hermits
There's a Place in the World for a Gambler - Dan Fogelberg
Till the Morning Comes - Neil Young
'Til Tomorrow - Don McLean
Tin Cup Chalice - Jimmy Buffett
The Gambler – Kenny Rogers
The Leader of the Band – Dan Fogelberg
The Letter – The Box Tops
The Needle and the Damage Done - Neil Young
The Only Living Boy in New York - Simon and Garfunkel
The Times They Are a-Changing – Dylan
The Wind – Cat Stevens
The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald - Gordon Lightfoot
There’s a Kind of Hush – Herman’s Hermits
Those Were the Days – Mary Hopkins
Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen
Till Tomorrow - Don McLean
Time in a Bottle – Jim Croce
Tin Cup Chalice - Jimmy Buffett
Touch of Grey – Grateful Dead
Tryin' to Reason with Hurricane Season - Jimmy Buffett
Tupelo Honey - Van Morrison
Turn, Turn, Turn - Pete Seeger/The Byrds
Up On The Roof - James Taylor
Ventura Highway - America
Vincent - Don McLean
Waiting on a Friend – Stones
Wanted Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi
Was a Sunny Day - Paul Simon
Watching the River Run - Loggins and Messina
We Can Work It Out – Beatles
When a Man Loves a Woman - Percy Sledge
When I'm Sixty-Four - The Beatles
Where Have All The Flowers Gone? - Pete Seeger/Peter, Paul and Mary
While My Guitar Gently Weeps – George Harrison
Whiskey in the Jar - Traditional Irish Folk Song
Who'll Stop The Rain - Credence Clearwater Revival
Why Don't We Get Drunk - Jimmy Buffett
Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
Wild World – Cat Stevens
Wildflowers - Tom Petty
Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
Wonder Why We Ever Go Home - Jimmy Buffett
Wonderful Tonight – Clapton
Workin’ at the Car Wash Blues – Jim Croce
Yesterday - Beatles
You and I - Ingrid Michaelson
You Can Close Your Eyes – James Taylor
You Don’t Mess Around With Jim – Jim Croce
You Wreck Me - Tom Petty
Your Bright Baby Blues - Jackson Browne
Your Mama Don't Dance - Loggins and Messina
Your Song – Elton John
You’ve Got a Friend – James Taylor
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away – Beatles