Fat Old Dad
If you love music from the 1960's with a little scattering of new stuff, this great live band are the best choice, working continuously over the past 20 years Fat Old Dad are the perfect live band for your event. Great Music, Great Fun & a band that can entertain everyone!
2015 sees Fat Old Dad celebrate their 30th year together as a group and in that time they have achieved a great deal in the entertainment business.
When they got together in 1983, after being members of various other bands and being part of various other forms of entertainment, they could not have foreseen that in a few short years they would be appearing with the likes of David Essex, Chubby Checker, The Searchers, The Drifters, The Merseybeats, The Fortunes and comedian Frank Carson to name just a few of the star names that they have shared the same stage with.
They very quickly became regulars at the Butlin's Sixties Festivals making well over 35 appearances and have appeared at many of the major venues around the country. They have topped the bill at Butlins cabaret night. Visited Holland and Belgium and performed in cabaret for The Olau Line, Stena Sealink and The Gala Clubs. They have also appeared at the world famous Highbury Stadium the home of Arsenal Football Club and been on BBC Radio.
One of their most memorable performances was at the International Merseybeatle Festival in Liverpool which is attended by 80,000 people from all over the world. They were profiled in the popular sixties magazine 'The Beat Goes On' and featured regularly in the magazine.
Details About The Music
The music for an evening is a selection of hits from:-
The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Searchers, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Cliff Richard, The Hollies, James Brown, Buddy Holly, The McCoys, The Tremeloes, Chubby Checker, Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas, The Everly Brothers, Conway Twitty, Billy Fury, Marty Wilde, Status Quo, The Drifters, Ben E King, The Shadows, The Who, Jeff Beck, The Merseybeats, Gerry and The Pacemakers, Elvis, The Mindbenders, The Shirelles, The Kinks, The Animals, Eddie Cochran and many more.
Although they play mainly sixties music, if required, they will also play some more recent hits such as:
Angels by Robbie Williams
Dancing in The Dark, Bruce Springsteen
You Got It by Roy Orbison
Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton
Do You Believe in Love by Huey Lewis
Summer of '69 by Bryan Adams
Back For Good by Take That
Still The One by Shania Twain
Stuck on You by Lionel Ritchie
Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen