Singing guitarist

James Robert Doherty

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Singer/song writer form Peterborough. Covers hits from the 60's to modern day. Also plays in full bands, duo's, acoustic trio's.
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Between live and studio sessions, Jimmy has some 20 years experience as a vocalist. After a few solo cover gigs and talent compititions Jimmy joined an original band going from clubs to touring Germany and appearing on MTV. Although writing his own material, he has also developed into a versatile singer being able to jump from classic swing to hard rock.

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Experienced: 10 bookings through Encore
1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, Easy listening, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Funk, Covers, Top 40, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Hard rock, Glam rock, Indie, Pop rock, Power rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Punk rock, Progressive rock, Swing
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Lyricist, Songwriter, Instrumental teaching, Singing teaching
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Song list

Teenage Kicks (The Undertones)
Day We Caught The Train (OCS)
Entitlement (Jack White)
20th Century Boy (T. Rex)
Burning Love (Elvis)
Use Somebody (Kings Of Leon)
Grow Old With Me (Tom Odell)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)
Beatlebum (Blur)
Allelujah (Jeff Buckley)
Stand By Me (Ben E. King)
Seven Nation Army (The White Stripes)
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Ballad Of John & Yoko (The Beatles)
Polly (Nirvana)
Many Of Horror (Biffy Clyro)
Stuck In The Middle (Stealers Wheel)
Losing My Religion (REM)
One (U2)
Iris (Goo Goo Dolls)
Lucky Man (The Verve)
Gimme Some Lovin' (Spencer Davis Group)
Proud Mary (Tina Turner version)
Learn To Fly (Foo Fighters)
Make It Wit Chu (QOTSA)
You Do Something To Me (Paul Weller)
Free Falling (Tom Petty)
All Day And All Of The Night (Kinks)
Summer Of '69 (Brian Adams)
I Won't Give Up (Jason Mraz)
Hard Day's Night (Beatles)
Stand By Me (Oasis)
Everlong (Foo Fighters)
Sex On Fire (Kings Of Leon)
Help! (Beatles)
I Wanna Grow Old With You (Adam Sandler)
Love Interruption (Jack White)
Something (Beatles)
Times Like These (Foo Fighters)
500 Miles (The Proclaimers)
Hey Ya (Outkast)
Jumping Jack Flash (Rolling Stones)
All Or Nothing (Small Faces)
Help! (The Beatles)
Champagne Supernova (Oasis)
Just One Drink (Jack White)
Go Your Own Way (Fleetwood Mac)
Tribute (Tenacious D)
Circle (OCS)
This Is How We Do It (Montell Jordan)
Angels (Robbie Williams)
You Really Got Me (Kinks)
Dancing On The Ceiling (Lionel Richie)
Locked Out Of Heaven (Bruno Mars)
My Hero (Foo Fighters)
Slide Away (Oasis)
Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)
Bad Moon Raising (CCR)
Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles)


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From Encore customers:

Dane C
5 months ago
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5 out of 5

Fantastic experience all around. James' communication was brilliant, offering bespoke set of songs and really enthusiastic. The set itself was amazing with an array of awesome music that really got the party going.

Haley D
5 months ago
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5 out of 5

James was amazing from start to finish. My guests ranged in age from 3-83 and all loved James. Perfect finishing touch to our event.

Hayley M
6 months ago
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5 out of 5

James was amazing! So accommodating. Such a great singer and all round nice guy! Hope to hear him perform again in the future!

Layne C
7 months ago
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5 out of 5

James was great , nothing was too much trouble. Very polite and very professional. We would definitely hire James again

Reply from James
7 months ago

Loved playing for L&J. All their family and friends were a great crowd.

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From other customers:

Red L
6 years ago

Seriously rockin' gig tonight, cheers Jimmy.

Karen's 4
5 years ago

Loved everything you played, Jimmy. kept the party alive all night.