James Junior

Repertoire

Here is a selection of songs I enjoy singing. Most can be performed across all line-ups, however some are only available with backing tracks(*).

Soul/Reggae Classics

  • All Night Long* – Lionel Richie
  • Change Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
  • Celebration* – Kool & the Gang
  • Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing – Stevie Wonder
  • Drown In My Own Tears – Ray Charles
  • Easy – The Commodores
  • Feel Like Making Love – Roberta Flack
  • For Once In My Life* – Stevie Wonder
  • Give Me The Night* – George Benson
  • Good Thing Going* – Sugar Minot
  • Greatest Love Of All – George Benson
  • Harvest For the World – Isley Brothers
  • Heard It Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  • Higher And Higher* – Jackie Wilson
  • I Can’t Help It – Michael Jackson
  • I Get the Sweetest Feeling – Jackie Wilson
  • I Got a Woman* – Ray Charles
  • I Wanna Be Your Lover – Prince
  • Is This Love – Bob Marley
  • Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
  • Just The Two of Us – Bill Withers
  • Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
  • Killing Me Softly – Roberta Flack
  • Knocks Me Off My Feet – Stevie Wonder
  • Lean On Me – Bill Withers
  • Lovely Day – Bill Withers
  • Let’s Groove* – Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
  • Move On Up* – Curtis Mayfield
  • My Cherie Amour – Stevie Wonder
  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
  • Red Red Wine* – UB40
  • Redemption Song – Bob Marley
  • September* – Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
  • Sittin’ On the Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
  • So Amazing – Luther Vandross
  • Stand By Me – Ben E. King
  • Superstition* – Stevie Wonder
  • The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
  • This Will Be – Natalie Cole
  • Three Little Birds* – Bob Marley
  • Turn Your Lights Down Low – Bob Marley
  • What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
  • You Are The Sunshine – Stevie Wonder
  • You to Me Are Everything – The Real Thing

Classic Pop

  • A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
  • Alright – Supergrass
  • All You Need Is Love – The Beatles
  • Another One Bites the Dust* – Queen
  • Angels – Robbie Williams
  • Baby Can I Hold You – Tracy Chapman
  • Beautiful – Christina Aguilera
  • Call Me Al – Paul Simon
  • Can You Feel The Love – Elton John
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
  • Can’t Get You Out of My Head – Kylie Minogue
  • Dreams – Gabrielle
  • Englishman in New York – Sting
  • Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Tears for Fears
  • Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac
  • Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
  • Forget You* – Ceelo Green
  • Freed From Desire – Gala Rizzatto
  • Golden Brown – Stranglers
  • Gypsy Woman – Crystal Waters
  • Have I Told You Lately – Eric Clapton
  • Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles
  • Hey Jude – The Beatles
  • High – The Lighthouse Family
  • Higher Love – Vincent McMorrow
  • How Deep Is Your Love – The Beegees
  • I Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis
  • I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys
  • I’m Kissing You – Des’ree
  • I’m Still Standing – Elton John
  • Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
  • Let’s Dance* – David Bowie
  • Kiss From a Rose – Seal
  • Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan
  • Never Tear Us Apart – Inxs
  • Piano Man – Billy Joel
  • Sign Your Name – Terrence Trent D’arby
  • Slide Away – Oasis
  • Stuck in the Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
  • Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
  • Time Of Your Life – Green Day
  • Tiny Dancer – Elton John
  • With a Little Help from My Friends – The Beatles
  • Wonderwall – Oasis
  • Yesterday – The Beatles
  • You and Me Song – The Wannadies
  • You Are So Beautiful – Billie Preston
  • Your Song – Elton John
  • You’re My Best FriendvQueen

R&B

  • 7 Days – Craig David
  • 24k Magic* – Bruno Mars
  • Adorn – Miguel
  • All My Life – K-Ci & Jojo
  • American Boy – Estelle
  • Brown Sugar – D’Angelo
  • Bump and Grind – R. Kelly
  • Cheerleader* – OMI
  • Empire State Of Mind – Alicia Keys
  • Gabriel – Roy Davis Jr
  • Halo – Beyonce
  • Happy* – Pharrell Williams
  • I Don’t Wanna Know – Mario Winans
  • I Try – Macy Gray
  • If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
  • Let Me Love You – Mario
  • Love On Top* – Beyoncé
  • Maria Maria – Santana
  • My Love is Your Love – Whitney Houston
  • No Diggity* – Blackstreet
  • Ordinary People – John Legend
  • Pony* – Ginuine
  • Ready or Not – Fugees
  • Return of the Mack* – Mark Morrison
  • Senorita – Justin Timberlake
  • This Is How We Do It* – Montell Jordan
  • U Make Me Wanna* – Usher
  • We Found Love – Rihanna
  • Wild Thoughts – Rihanna
  • You Know What’s Up – Donnell Jones
  • You Remind Me    * – Usher

Modern

  • All of Me – John Legend

  • Amazing – Teddy Swims

  • Amazing Day – Coldplay

  • Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth

  • Beyond – Leon Bridges

  • Blinding Lights – The Weeknd

  • Black and Gold – Sam Sparrow

  • Budapest – George Ezra

  • Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake

  • Consequence Of Love – Gregory Porter

  • Dynamite* – Tiao Cruz

  • Jerusalema – Master KG

  • Get Lucky* – Daft Punk

  • HeavenvEmile Sande

  • Holy* – Justin Bieber

  • Hymn For the Weekend – Coldplay

  • Infinity – Jaymes Young

  • Falling Like the Stars – James Arthur

  • Love Me Again – John Newman

  • Never Break – John Legend

  • Next To Me – Emily Sandé

  • Only Wanna Be With You – Samm Henshaw

  • Pompeii – Bastille

  • Perfect – Ed Sheeran

  • Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

  • Shallow (A Star Is Born) – Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga

  •  Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran

  • She Moves in Her Own Way – The Kooks

  • Stop This Flame – Celeste

  • Uptown Funk* – Bruno Mars

  • Wake Me Up – Avicii

  • When I Was Your Man – Bruno Mars

  • You And I – John Legend

  • You Got the Love – Florence and the Machine

Jazz/Disney

  • Aint MisbehavingFats Waller

  • As Time Goes ByFrank Sinatra

  • At LastEtta James

  • Beauty And The BeastAngela Lansbury

  • Blue MoonJerome Kern

  • Fly Me To The MoonFrank Sinatra

  • GeorgiaRay Charles

  • Girl From IpenemaStan Getz/Joåo Gilberto

  • God Bless The ChildBillie Holiday

  • Have You Met Miss JonesFrank Sinatra

  • In A Sentimental MoodElla Fitzgerald

  • Like Someone In LoveHeusen/Burke

  • MistyGarner/Burke

  • Moody’s Mood for LoveJames Moody

  • Nature BoyNat King Cole

  • New York, New YorkFrank Sinatra

  • On BroadwayGeorge Benson

  • Satin DollEllington/Strayhorn

  • Somewhere Over the RainbowIsrael Kamakawiwo’ole

  • Stormy WeatherArlen & Koehler

  • There Will Never Be Another YouWarren/Gordon

  • This MasqueradeGeorge Benson

  • What A Wonderful WorldLouis Armstrong

  • When I Fall in LoveNat King Cole

  • You’ve Got a Friend in MeRandy Newman

Christmas

  • All I Want for ChristmasMariah Carey

  • Driving Home for ChristmasChris Rea

  • Have Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasFrank Sinatra

  • It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like ChristmasBing Crosby

  • Jingle Bell RockBobby Helms

  • Last ChristmasWham

  • Let It SnowFrank Sinatra

  • Merry Christmas EveryoneShakin’ Stevens

  • Rockin’ Around the Christmas TreeBrenda Lee

  • Santa BabyEartha Kitt

  • Silent NightTraditional

  • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting…)Nat King Cole

  • The Virgin Mary Had a Baby BoyTraditional

  • Twelve Days of ChristmasTraditional

  • White ChristmasBing Crosby

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