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Joe James

Specialising in providing lively acoustic interpretations of classic hits from the 1950's to present day, Joe James is an extremely talented singer, guitarist & pianist who has over 10 years of experience performing and working as a professional session musician, including working as one of the designated guitarists on hit TV show ' The X Factor'.

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Set List / Repertoire

The Jam - A Town Called Malice
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
The Jam - That’s Entertainment
Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
Jackson 5 - ABC
Paolo Nutini - Scream (Funk My Life Up)
Paolo Nutini - Someone Like You
Paolo Nutini - Loving You
Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
The Who - Substitute
The Who - Won’t Get Fooled Again
The Who - The Kids Are Alright
The Who - Magic Bus
Jamie T - Zombie
The Beatles - Help
The Beatles - She Loves You
The Beatles - Yesterday
The Beatles - Day Tripper
The Beatles - Eight Days A Week
The Beatles - Come Together
The Beatles/Isley Brothers - Twist & Shout
The Isley Brothers - That Lady
The Isley Brothers - Summer Breeze
Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back In Town
Don Maclean - American Pie
Rod Stewart - Maggie May
Rod Stewart - Gasoline Alley
Rod Stewart - You Wear It Well
Rod Stewart - Every Picture Tells A Story
The Faces - Stay With Me
The Faces – Ooh La La
The Human League - Don’t You Want Me
Britney Spears - Toxic
Paul Weller - Out Of The Sinking
Paul Weller - Wild Wood
Paul Weller - Hung Up
The Kinks - Dedicated Follower Of Fashion
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset
The Kinks - Lola
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers
The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses
The Rolling Stones - You Can’t Always Get What You Want
The Rolling Stones - Jumpin’ Jack Flash
The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
The Rolling Stones - Angie
The Rolling Stones - (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
Bob Seger - Rosalie
Bob Seger - Night Moves
Bob Seger - Back In ‘72
Andy Williams - Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You
Alex Clare - Too Close
Oasis - Rock & Roll Star
Oasis - Don’t Look Back In Anger
Oasis - Married With Children
Oasis - Wonderwall
Oasis - Don’t Look Back In Anger
Oasis - Little By Little
Oasis - Fade Away
Oasis - Live Forever
Oasis - The Importance of Being Idle
Deep Blue Something - Breakfast At Tiffany’s
James - Sit Down
Lionel Richie - All Night Long
The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
The Police - Message In A Bottle
The Police - Every Breath You Take
Sting - Fields Of Gold
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Come Up & See Me
Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
The Killers - Mr Brightside
The Killers - All These Things I’ve Done
K.C & The Sunshine Band - Give It Up
Randy Newman - You’ve Got A Friend In Me
Guns & Roses - Sweet Child Of Mine
Noah & The Whale - Tonight’s The Kind Of Night
Noah & The Whale - 5 Years Time
Uncle Kracker - Follow Me
George Michael - Faith
Wham - I’m Your Man
Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Bob Marley - Three Little Birds
Bob Marley - Could You Be Loved
Bob Marley - Redemption Song
Bob Marley - No Woman, No Cry
Coldplay - Magic
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Bastille - Pompeii
Miles Kane - Rearrange
Arctic Monkeys - Riot Van
Arctic Monkeys - Fluorescent Adolescent
Arctic Monkey - Snap Out Of It
Arctic Monkeys - Are You Mine?
AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long
John Mayer - Gravity
John Mayer - Daughters
John Mayer - Fool To Love You
John Mayer - Something Like Olivia
John Mayer - Neon
JJ Cale - Call Me The Breeze
Eric Clapton - Layla (Acoustic)
Eric Clapton - Cocaine
Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison - Gloria
Van Morrison - Bright Side Of The Road
Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues
Eddie Cochran - Twenty Flight Rock
Bob Dylan - All Along The Watchtower
Bob Dylan - Shelter From The Storm
Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay
Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
Jimi Hendrix - Little Wing
Train - Drops of Jupiter
Daniel Bedingfield - Gotta Get Thru This
Lynrd Skynrd - Sweet Home Alabama
Seth Lakeman - Solomon Browne
Sheryl Crow - If It Makes You Happy
Sheryl Crow - All I Wanna Do
Simon & Garfunkel - Mrs Robinson
Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
Simon & Garfunkel - 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)
Travis - Why Does It Always Rain On Me
Travis - Flowers In The Window
Travis - Sing
Boyzone - Picture Of You
U2 - Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
U2 - With Or Without You
Robbie Williams - Strong
Passenger - Let Her Go
Newton Faulkner - Dream Catch Me
Newton Faulkner - Gone In The Morning
The Lumineers - Ho Hey!
Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
Bruno Mars - When I Was Your Man
The La’s - There She Goes
The Kooks - Naïve
The Kooks - She Moves In Her Own Way
Kiss - Crazy Nights
Kiss - Rock & Roll All Night
Kasabian - Goodbye Kiss
Johnny Cash - Fulsom Prison Blues
James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
James Taylor - You’ve Got A Friend
Jake Bugg - Lightning Bolt
Jake Bugg - Two Fingers
Jake Bugg - Taste It
Huey Lewis & The News - The Power Of Love
Harry Nilsson - Everybody’s Talkin’
George Ezra - Budapest
George Ezra - Listen To The Man
George Ezra - Blame It On Me
Carly Rae Jepson - Call Me Maybe
LMFAO - Sexy & I Know It
Ed Sheeran - The A-Team
Ed Sheeran - Lego House
Ed Sheeran - Sing
Pharell Williams - Happy
Ben Howard - Only Love
Ben Howard - The Wolves
Bon Iver - Skinny Love
The Clash - Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
The Clash - Rock The Casbah
The Coral - Dreaming Of You
The Cure - Boys Don’t Cry
The Cure - In Between Days
The Cure - Friday, I’m In Love
The Doors - Light My Fire
Deacon Blue - Real Gone Kid
James Morrison - You Give Me Something
The Eagles - Hotel California
The Eagles - Life In The Fast Lane
Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
Fleetwood Mac - Landslide
Hey Negrita - Cold
Jackie Wilson - (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher

Paul McCartney - Maybe I’m Amazed
The Beatles - Hey Jude
The Beatles - Lady Madonna
The Beatles - The Long & Winding Road
Elton John - I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues
Elton John - I’m Still Standing
Spencer Davis Group - Gimme Some Lovin’
Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Runnin’
Otis Redding - Hard To Handle
Otis Redding - These Arms Of Mine
Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
Cole Porter - One Of Those Things
Isham Jones – It Had To Be You
Jimi Hendrix - Wind Cries Mary
Jamie Cullum – Twentysomething
Coldplay - The Scientist
Coldplay - Clocks
Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately
Count Basie - Sweet Lorraine
Count Basie - One O’Clock Jump
Dean Martin - Ain’t That A Kick In The Head
Sam Smith - I’m Not The Only One
Justin Timberlake - Seniorita
Justin Timberlake - That Girl
The Specials - A Message To You Rudy
The Temptations - Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
U2 - The Sweetest Thing
Ray Charles - I Got A Woman
Ray Charles - What’d I Say
Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite
Fats Domino - Ain’t That A Shame
The Hollies - He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother
The Hollies - Just One Look
Herbie Hancock - Stitched Up
Hall & Oates - You Make My Dreams
The Eagles - Desperado
Elbow - One Day Like This
Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
Etta James - I’d Rather Go Blind
Joe Cocker - I Shall Be Released
The Beatles/Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends
Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
Jackie Wilson - Sweetest Feeling
Fleetwood Mac - Don’t Stop
Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way

1 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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5 stars - Joe James are Highly Recommended booked Joe James for their event in London

“Thanks Joe for being great entertainment at our party. You rocked the house!”


Price from £320 + travel from Hertfordshire

Based on 1 person performing 2 x 60 minute sets

  • East of England From £320
  • South East From £320
  • South West From £385
  • West Midlands From £449
  • East Midlands From £449
  • North West From £513
  • North East From £641
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £641
  • Wales From £769
  • Scotland From £769

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Full Biography

* Versatile Singer who can perform with Guitar or a mixture of Guitar & Piano.
* Held numerous contracts for high profile corporate events, hotel chains and Cruise lines.
* Professional session musician who is one of the designated guitarists for the hit TV show 'The X Factor'.

Joe James is a professional Singer, Guitarist and Pianist based in London.

With over 10 years of experience performing throughout the UK and internationally, Joe specialises in providing lively acoustic interpretations of classic hits from the 1950's up to the present day.

Joe's extensive CV includes numerous contracts for high-profile corporate and function events, international hotel chains and some of Europe's largest Cruise lines.

Alongside his live performance work, Joe is a mainstay of the UK Session scene. Working as a studio/live session musician for agencies including Audio Network, FLP Management, Powerstudio and Collum Entertainment, this has seen him perform regularly on tracks for a huge variety of Artists, including work as one of the designated Guitarists for the hit TV show 'X Factor'.

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