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The Hot Jives

Rockabilly Jive Band

The Hot Jives are a 4 piece swinging, harmonising, rockabilly-Jive band that not only perform old classics like, Johnny B. Goode and ‘Great Balls of Fire’ but twist modern songs into their jive genre such as ‘Shake it off’, and ‘I bet that you look good on the dance floor’.

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The Hot Jives are a 4 piece swinging, harmonising, rockabilly-Jive band that not only perform old classics like, Johnny B. Goode and ‘Great Balls of Fire’ but twist modern songs into their jive genre such as ‘Shake it off’, and ‘I bet that you look good on the dance floor’.

The band have a huge wealth of professional experience, performing at major festivals and venues all over the world. The Hot Jives are not our average function band; they will jive, twist and shake up any even taking crowds back to the vibrant world of a 1950’s dance hall with a rockabilly bang you won ’t be disappointed by.

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Repertoire

Bet That You Look good on the dance floor – Arctic Monkeys
Are you gonna be my girl – Jet
Hit the road Jack – Ray Charles
Basket Case – Green Day
Last Nite – The Strokes
Venus – Shocking Blue
Dreaming Of You – The Coral
Shake it off – Taylor Swift (Pop Version)
Gangsta’s Paradise – Coolio (Jive Version)
No Diggity – Blackstreet
Jonny Be Goode – Chuck Berry
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Blue Suede shoes – Elvis
Twist And Shout – The Beatles
Great Balls Of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
You Really Got Me – The Kinks
Miserlou – Dick Dale /
Wipeout – The Surfaris
Tainted love – Imelda May
Don’t you want me baby – Human League
Baggy Trousers – Madness
I Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Happy – Pharrell
Hard To Handle – Otis Reading
Everybody – The Backstreet Boys
Rolling in the deep – Adele
Hound Dog – Elvis
She’s Electric – Oasis
Disco 2000 – Pulp
20 Century Boy – T- Rex
Ever Fallen in Love – Buzzcocks
Teenage Kicks – The Undertones
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
Song 2 – Blur
Town Called Malice – The Jam
Dreaming of You – The Coral
Common People – Pulp
Parklife – Blur
I’m A Believer – The Monkees
Baggy Trousers – Madness
All The Small Things – Blink 182
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
Basket Case – Green Day
Wonderwall – Oasis
Champagne Supernova – Oasis
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Dakota – Stereophonics
500 Miles – The Proclaimers
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
Buck Rogers – Feeder
Naïve – The Kooks
Save tonight – Eagle Eyed Cherry
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Get Lucky – Pharrell
Moondance – Van Morrison
My Girl – The Temptations
Suspicious Minds – Elvis
Hey Ho – The Lumineers
Sex on fire – Kings Of Leon
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
I’m Yours – J.Mraz
Superstition – Stevie
Get Lucky – Pharell
Stuck In the Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

JIVE VERSIONS :

Charleston – Django Reinhart
Is You Is – Louis Jordan
Why don’t you do right – Imelda May
Bet That You Look good on the dance floor – Arctic Monkeys
Moondance – Van Morrison
Are you gonna be my girl – Jet
My baby don’t care – Nina Simone
Hit the road Jack – Ray Charles
Basket Case – Green Day
Last Nite – The Strokes
Venus – Shocking Blue
Golden Touch – Razorlight
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
Song 2 – Blur
Dreaming Of You – The Coral
Shake it off – Taylor Swift
Gangsta’s Paradise – Coolio
No Diggity – Blackstreet
Jonny Be Goode – Chuck Berry
I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
Blue Suede shoes – Elvis
Twist And Shout – The Beatles
Great Balls Of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
You Really Got Me – The Kinks
Miserlou – Dick Dale /
Wipeout – The Surfaris
Tainted love – Imelda May
Don’t you want me baby – Human League
Baggy Trousers – Madness
California Love – Tupac
Town Called Malice – The Jam
I Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Happy – Pharrel
Hard To Handle – Otis Reading
Everybody – Backstreet Boys
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Rolling in the deep – Adele
Hound Dog – Elvis
Creep – Radiohead
20 Century Boy – T-Rex
Should I Stay or Should I Go – The Clash (Blue Grass)
Dakota – Stereophonics (Swing version)
Stereophonics – Dakota (Swing version)

ACOUSTIC SET:

(All of the above can be played acoustically plus the following):

Half The World Away – Oasis
What A Wonderful World
Talk tonight – Oasis
Fast car – Tracy Chapman
High and Dry – Radiohead
Blackbird – The Beatles
Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Time of your life – Green Day
Redemption song – Bob Marley
Wild World – Cat Stevens
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Sexual Healing – Ben Harper
Nothing Compares To You – Prince/Sinead
A Team – Ed Sheeran

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Testimonials

“So great to hear current songs played with their amazing twist. The company are still talking about how great you were! Loved every minute of it! Thank you!”
Lola (Chrismas Ball)

“Hi guys, just wanted to thank you again for playing an awesome set at our wedding last weekend. You finished the day off in style! Our last memory is of being on our friends’ shoulders, going mental to uptown funk…CLASS!!”

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