Brad Thompson Band 2016

Since 1987 The Brad Thompson Band has been electrifying audiences at wedding receptions and other private functions. Their versatility, professionalism and intensity on stage has won over audiences wherever the band performs. From destination weddings in Lake Tahoe, Park Cities UT, the wine country in CA and even Puerto Rico & Mexico to their home base in Dallas / Fort Worth the Brad Thompson band guarantees an unforgettable night of music and dance. From classics like Frank Sinatra and Nat “King” Cole to the latest dance hits to country to Motown, Brad and his band play it all. They always welcome special song requests too.  They can promise a unique and personal touch to your event. You can view their song list to get a glimpse of their expansive music library.


song list


Motown / Soul / R & B

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg – Temptations
Brick House - Commodores
Bring It On Home To Me – Sam Cooke
Dancing in the Street – Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You – Marvin Gaye
I Love You – Aretha Franklin
Isn’t She Lovel – Stevie Wonder
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Girl – The Temptations
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Shout – Isley Brothers
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours – Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
Soul Man - Sam and Dave / Blues Brothers
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Tracks of My Tears – Smoke Robinson
Under the Boardwalk – the Coasters

Classic Rock

Can’t Always Get What You Want – Rolling Stones
Cinnamon Girl – Neil Young
Cocaine – Eric Clapton
Come Together – The Beatles
Dead Flowers – Rolling Stones
Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi
Desperado – The Eagles
Franklin’s Tower – Grateful Dead
Free Falling – Tom Petty
Friend of the Devil – Grateful Dead
Honky Tonk Women – Rolling Stones
House of the Rising Sun – The Animals
Last Dance With Mary Jane – Tom Petty
Living on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Me & Bobby McGee – Janis Joplin
Never Been to Spain - 3 Dog Night
Night Moves - Bob Seger
Pinball Wizard – The Who
Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughn
Shook Me All Night Long – AC DC
Hotel California – The Eagles
Stuck in the Middle – Steeler’s Wheel
Take it Easy – The Eagles
The Joker – Steve Miller
The Waiting – Tom Petty
Turn the Page – Bob Seger
Wild Horses – Rolling Stones
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Island / Reggae
Cheeseburger in Paradise – Jimmy Buffett
Come Monday – Jimmy Buffett
Is This Love – Bob Marley
Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffett
Pirate Looks at 40 – Jimmy Buffett
Son Of a Sailor – Jimmy Buffett
One Love – Bob Marley
Three Little Birds – Bob Marley
Upside Down – Jack Johnson

Swing, Big Band, Jazz

L.O.V.E. - Nat King Cole
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra
Georgia – Ray Charles
Big Bad Bill Is Sweet William Now
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue
Puttin On The Ritz
Ain’t Misbehaving
Just a Gigolo

Folk / Singer-Songwriter

Closer To Fine – Indigo Girls
Country Road – James Taylor
Fire and Rain – James Taylor
No Such Thing – John Mayer
Southern Cross – Crosby, Stills & Nash
Walking in Memphis – Mark Cohn
Wild World – Cat Stevens

Ballads / Slow Dance

Angel Eyes – John Hiatt
Baby, I Love Your Way – Peter Frampton
Better Be Home Soon – Crowded House
Better Together – Jack Johnson
Crazy Love – Van Morrison
Falling Slowly – Glen Hansard
Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You – Van Morrsion/Rod Stewart
I Know You By Heart - Monte Montgomery
I’ll Be - Edwin McCain
Imagine – John Lennon
In My Life – The Beatles
Just Can’t Get You Off My Mind – Lenny Kravitz
Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
Leaving on a Jet Plane – Peter, Paul & Mary
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Lucky – Jason Mraz
Nothing Fancy – Dave Barnes
Question – Old 97’s
Raining On Sunday – Radney Foster
Sweet Pea – Amos Lee
Tupelo Honey – Van Morrison
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
When The Stars Go Blue – Ryan Adams/Tim McGraw
You and Me – Dave Matthews Band

Country / Southern Rock

Angel From Montgomery – John Prine
Big Brown Eyes – Old 97’s
Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain – Willie Nelson
Chicken Fried - Zac Brown Band
Cocaine Blues – Johnny Cash
Copperhead Road – Steve Earle
Cowboy Man – Lyle Lovett
Crazy Girl – Eli Young Band
Dukes of Hazzard – Waylon Jennings
Folsom Prison – Johnny Cash
Freebird – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks
Gringo Honeymoon – Robt. Earl Keen
Jambalaya – Hank Williams Sr.
Oklahoma Breakdown – Stoney LaRue
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
So Close Now – Eli Young Band
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Road goes On Forever – REK
Toes – Zach Brown Band
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Walking After Midnight – Patsy Cline
Wave On Wave – Pat Green
Whiskey River – Willie Nelson



A Woman - JJ Grey & Mofro
All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
Am I Wrong – Nico & Vinz
Banana Pancakes – Jack Johnson
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
Budapest – George Ezra
Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Cap’n Kirk – Bob Schneider
Clocks – Coldplay
Come On Get Higher – Matt Nathanson
Counting Stars - OneRepublic
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Dynamite– Taio Cruz
Everybody Talks– Neon Trees
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Hey Soul Sister – Train
Hey Ho – Lumineers
Home – Phillip Phillips
Honeypot – Bob Schneider
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Little Lion Man – Mumford and Sons
Live High – Jason Mraz
My House – Flo Rida
Queen of California – John Mayer
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
Say Hey I Love You – Michael Franti
Smile – Uncle Kracker
Steal My Kisses – Ben Harper
Style – Taylor Swift
Tarantula – Bob Schneider
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Viva La Vida – Coldplay
Waiting on the World - John Mayer
Wide Awake – Katy Perry
Wonderland – John Mayer
You are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne


Ants Marching – Dave Matthews Band
Crash Into Me – Dave Matthews Band
Crazy – Seal
Drive – Incubus
Einstein on the Beach - Counting Crows
Everything – Material Issue
Fake Plastic Trees – Radiohead
I’m Gonna Be 500 Miles – The Proclaimers
Jane Says – Jane’s Addiction
Last Goodbye – Jeff Buckley
More Than Words – Extreme
Plush – Stone Temple Pilots
Satellite – Dave Matthews Band
She Talks to Angels – Black Crows
What’s Up – 4 Non Blondes
Wonderwall – Oasis


All Night Long – Lionel Richie
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes
Burning Down the House – Talking Heads
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
Footloose – Kenny Loggins
Human Nature – Michael Jackson
I’m Alright – Kenny Loggins
In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel
Jack and Diane – John Mellencamp
Jenny 867-5309 – Tommy Tutone
Jesse’s Girl – Rick Springfield
Just Like Heaven – The Cure  
Kiss – Prince
Love Shack – B52’s
Man in the Mirror – Michael Jackson
Message in a Bottle – The Police
Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley
Our Lips Are Sealed – The Go Go’s
Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
Pink Houses – John Mellencamp
Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leppard
Pride In the Name of Love – U2
Red, Red Wine – UB40
Save it For Later - English Beat
Summer of ‘69 – Bryan Adams
We Didn’t Start the Fire – Billy Joel
What I Like About You – The Romantics
White Wedding – Billy Idol
Your Love – The Outfield


Bennie and the Jets – Elton John
Boogie Shoes - KC & The Sunshine Band
Cecilia – Simon & Garfunkel
Celebration – Kool & the Gang
Cracklin’ Rose – Neil Diamond
I Want You To Want Me – Cheap Trick
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
Lean On Me – Bill Withers
Me and Julio – Paul Simon
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Tide is High – Blondie
Tiny Dancer – Elton John

50’s & 60’s

All Shook Up - Elvis
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis
Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis
I’m a Believer – The Monkees/Smashmouth
It’s Now or Never - Elvis
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis
La Bamba – Richie Valens
Love Me Tender - Elvis
Mustang Sally – Wilson PIckett
My Girl - Temptations
Not Fade Away - Buddy Holly
Oh, Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
She Was Just 17 – The Beatles
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
That’s Alright Mama - Elvis
To Love Somebody – Bee Gees
Tracks of my Tears – Smokey Robinson
Twist and Shout – The Beatles
Well Alright – Buddy Holly