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John Eyre

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Plenty of songs, and I learn fast!
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Singing guitarist
Brecon
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Hi – although I already have a pretty extensive list of songs I know, I love to learn new songs, so my biggest strength for gigs is being able to learn new material. There is a strong chance that I will be able to provide a tailor-made set list for each gig. I started playing guitar when I was five, in 1965, and I’ve been learning songs ever since (my music degree helped a lot). Extra info: I was on Stars in their Eyes many years ago, and it turns out I’m very comfortable in front of cameras (my main job is working as an extra in TV and film). Thanks for reading! John

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Genres:
Folk, Country, Easy listening, Progressive rock, Rock, Glam rock, Classic rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Pop, Motown, Top 40, Covers, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Contemporary Christian, Christmas, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Renaissance, Ambient, Tribute, Alternative rock, Britpop
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Recording session, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Audio engineer, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Transcription, Fluent sight-reader, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Accompanist
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Song list

Joni Mitchell
All I want
My old man
Little Green
Carey
Blue
California
This flight tonight
River
A case of you
The last time I saw Richard
Gordon Lightfoot
Softly
Roseanna
I’ll be alright
Song for a Winter’s night
Canadian Railroad Trilogy
The way I feel
Wherefore and the why
Bitter green
Summer side of life
Ten degrees and colder
Cotton Jenny
Is there anyone home
Circle of steel
Sundown
Elton John
Rocket man
Crocodile Rock
Deny the passenger
That’s why they call it the blues
Blue eyes
Love song
Don’t let the sun go down on me
Daniel
Candle in the wind
Goodbye yellow brick road
Can you feel the love tonight
Sacrifice
Nikita
Tiny dancer
Your song
Sorry seems to be the hardest word
Sting/Police
Fields of gold
Roxanne
Don’t stand so close to me
Message in a bottle
Synchronicity I
Every little thing
Tea in the Sahara
We work the black seam
Fortress around your heart
Love is the seventh wave
If you love somebody
An Englishman in New York
Russians
Consider me gone
Shadows in the rain
Walking on the Moon
King of pain
Oasis
Wonderwall
Don’t look back in anger
Champagne supernova
She’s electric
Some might say
Hello
Cast no shadow
What’s the story
Half the world away
Roll with it
The Beatles
A hard day’s night
A day in the life
Across the universe
All my loving
And I love her
Back in the USSR
Blackbird
Can’t buy me love
Chains
Come and get it
Daytripper
Eight days a week
Eleanor Rigby
Fool on the hill
From me to you
Get back
Good day sunshine
Hello, goodbye
Help!
Here comes the sun
Hey bulldog
Hey Jude
Lady Madonna
Let it be
Long and winding road
Love me do
Lucy in the sky with diamonds
Michelle
Norwegian wood
Nowhere man
Ob la di
Paperback writer
Penny Lane
Please please me
Revolution
She loves you
She’s a woman
Something
Step inside love
Strawberry fields forever
That’ll be the day
The fool on the hill
The long and winding road
Things we saic today
Twist and shout
We can work it out
When I’m sixty-four
With a little help from my friends
Woman
Words of love
Yellow submarine
Yesterday
You’ve got to hide your love away
Fleetwood Mac
Go your own way
Dreams
Rhiannon
Everywhere
Little lies
Seven Wonders
Big love
You make loving fun
Black magic woman
Oh well
Albatross
Never going back again
Don’t stop
Second hand news
Man of the world
Hypnotised
Family man
Peter Gabriel/Genesis
Sledgehammer
Solsbury Hill
Moribund the burgermeister
Family snapshot
Don’t give up
Red rain
Humdrum
Games without frontiers
Mercy Street
Digging in the dirt
Here comes the flood
Biko
I know what I like
Big time
Mother of violence
Supper’s ready
For absent friends
Horizons
Carpet crawlers
Time table
Pink Floyd
See Emily play
Arnold Lane
Bike
Grantchester meadows
Paintbox
Goodbye blue skies
Breathe
Time
Us and Them
Brain damage
Money
Another brick in the wall
Comfortably numb
High hopes
Wish you were here
On the turning away
Have a cigar
Welcome to the machine
Pigs
Abba
Dancing Queen
Does your mama know
Waterloo
Knowing me, knowing you
S.O.S.
Money, money, money
Take a chance on me
The winner takes it all
I have a dream
Super trouper
Carpenters
On top of the world
Jambalaya
Yesterday once more
Please, Mr Postman
Superstar
I won’t last a day without you
There’s a kind of hush
Close to you
Calling occupants of interplanetary craft
Ticket to ride
We’ve only just begun
Rainy days and Mondays
Goodbye to love
Elvis
The wonder of you
Jailhouse Rock
Suspicious minds
A little less conversation
Return to sender
Hound dog
That’s alright
Blue suede shoes
Love me tender
Don’t be cruel
All shook up
Teddy Bear
The girl of my best friend
Are you lonesome tonight
Wooden heart
Can’t help falling in love
Always on my mind
10cc
Life is a minestrone
I’m not in love
Silly love
Somewhere in Hollywood
Under your thumb
Dreadlock holiday
Hotel
The things we do for love
I bought A flat guitar tutor
Rubber bullets
The dean, the daughter and me
Wall Street shuffle
Good morning judge
Art for art’s sake
Don’t hang up
Clockwork creep
I’m Mandy, fly me
I wanna rule the world
Oh effendi
Iceberg
Headroom
Paul McCartney
Band on the run
Bluebird
Mrs Vanderbilt
Silly love songs
My love
Mull of Kintyre
Jet
With a little luck
Helen wheels
Listen to what the man said
Venus and Mars
Mamunia
C moon
Mary had a little lamb
Live and let die
Another day
Crowded house
Weather with you
Four seasons in one day
Fall at your feet
Distant sun
Don’t dream it’s over
Into temptation
It’s only natural
Buddy Holly
That’ll be the day
Well alright
True love ways
Rave on
Everyday
Oh boy
Not fade away
It doesn’t matter anymore
Peggy Sue
Peggy Sue got married
Maybe baby
It’s so easy to fall in love
Raining in my heart
Listen to me
Words of love
Think it over
Burt Bacharach
What’s new, pussycat
Raindrops keep falling on my head
Close to you
Do you know the way to San Jose
Arthur’s theme
Three wheels in my wagon
Walk on by
What the world needs now is love
I’ll never fall in love again
Stevie Wonder
I just called to say I love you
Superstition
You are the sunshine of my life
Higher ground
Sir Duke
I wish
Summer soft
Pastime paradise
Nick Kershaw
The riddle
Wouldn’t it be good
I won’t let the sun go down on me
John
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4.9 out of 5
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Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Sarah M
1 year ago
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4.8 out of 5

John played at an afternoon garden pub party we had organised to celebrate the life of my Dad. We wanted some live music to provide a nice atmosphere and requested music from my dads era 60/70s. John pitched it perfectly in terms of volume and the songs he played. The music and singing were excellent, and he took some song requests from the party attendees. Afterwards he stayed for a drink and chatted to our guests for a bit. Highly recommend.

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Margaret W
4 years ago
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5 out of 5

John played two excellent sets. Everyone enjoyed the music. We choose some of the songs and he played them really well. John was perfect for my 60th birthday party!

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Ardent B
5 years ago

We have had John play over the Brecon Jazz many times, and we always enjoy the huge variety of songs he brings! He has a voice similar to James Taylor, which is light but upbeat, and he sings a mixture of pop, rock, country and chart hits from the present day back to the rock and roll era. We like his own material too, which is quirky folk. We would strongly recommend him .

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Brecon T
5 years ago

John is one of our favourite performers - he has played here quite a few times. As well as bringing a fresh, improvised feel, we enjoy the way he interacts with the audience - friendly and funny! We have had him play on New Year's Eve, too. He doesn't just play covers, he brings his own personality to them!