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London Party DJ Epsom for Diane and family

I was delighted to be Diane's party DJ to celebrate her 60th birthday along with close family and friends at the Conservative Club, Epson; booking courtesy of Berkshire Events. The majority of guests dressed for the night and looked great in their party fancy dress - see below where they are watching a slide show of family pics, with Diane middle to the fore.

1950s party DJ

Diane had personally requested a music mix of mostly 50s rock n roll tunes, interspersed with liberal amounts of Imelda May, with latitude to play more expansively later in the evening - see the playlist below. The stage area was fairly small and so I set up accordingly, making sure to wash the white ceiling with lots of colour.

South East Party DJ

It was a very sociable evening and I was delighted with the feedback from Diane and her daughter Kelly at the end of the evening "just what we wanted", "excellent".

1950s party DJ
1950s party DJ
1950s party DJ
1950s party DJ

The playlist for the evening was as follows:

Welcoming, Warm Up and Dancing

Little George Sueref and the Blue Stars - Finger lickin'

Elvis Presley - Return To Sender

Tommy Bruce - Ain't Misbehavin

Robert & Johnny - Dream Girl

Billy Fury - Wondrous Place

Platters - The Great Pretender

Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely

Charlie Rich - Mohair Sam

Sam Cooke - Only Sixteen

The Drifters - Drip Drop

Elvis Presley - Too Much

Wilbert Harrison - Don't Drop It

Jerry Lee Lewis - Crazy Arms

Gale Storm - Memories Are Made of This

The Everly Brothers - Walk Right Back

Dion - The Wanderer

The Jarmels - Gee Oh Gosh

Isley Brothers - Twist and Shout

Bobby Darin - Things

The Clovers - Love Potion

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Shakin' All Over

Buddy Holly and the Crickets - That'll Be the Day

Gene Vincent - Be-Bop-A-Lula

Fats Domino - Ain't That A Shame

Lesley Gore - It's My Party

Tommy Steele - Singing In The Blues

Dominoes - Sixty Minute Man

Eddie Cochran - Three Steps to Heaven

Elvis Presley - Stuck On You

Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - Shop Around

Cardinals - Come Back My Love

The Crickets - Don't Ever Change

Brook Benton & Dinah Washington - Baby You've Got What It Takes

Little Rachel with the Lazy Jumpers - Bartender Baby

Buddy Holly - Everyday

The Chords - Sh-Boom

Marv Johnson - You've Got What It Takes

The Belmonts - Come On Little Angel

Bill Pinkney & The Original Drifters - Ain't Got No Money (E. Swing)

Connie Francis - Stupid Cupid

lloyd Price - Stagger Lee

Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra - Hey! Ba-Ba-Be-Bop

Jackie Wilson - Baby Workout

La Vern Baker - On Revival Day

Jimmy Bowen - I'm Stickin' With You

Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue

The Robins - Whadaya Want

Si Cranstoun - Commoner to King

Rob Rio - Shake, Rattle and Roll

Imelda May - Dealing With the Devil

Joe Houston & Otis Grand - Camilla's Hop

Frankie Ford - Sea Cruise

Chris MOntez - Let's Dance

Johnny And The Hurricanes - Red River Rock

Big Joe Turner - Midnight Special Train

Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues

Dion - Runaround Sue

Gene Phillips - Rock Bottom

The Gaylords - Ma Ma Ma Marie

Jerry Lee Leiws - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goiní On

Carl Perkins - Jive After Five

Big Joe Turner - Flip Flop and Fly

Warren Smith - Rock & Roll Ruby

Warren Smith - Ubangi Stomp

Elvis Presley - Hound Dog

Elvis Presley - Blue Suede Shoes

Charlie Feathers Jody & Jerry - One Hand Loose

Lavern Baker - Jim Dandy

Si Cranstoun - Coupe de Ville

Clarence Henry - Ain't Got No Home

Fats Domino - The Big Beat

Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite

Blues Jumpers - Wheels Start Turning

The Crickets - Oh Boy

Anita Tucker - Hop, Skip, And Jump

Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again

Slide Show Presentation

Etta James - At Last

Percy Sledge - I Believe In You

Little Anthony & The IMperials - Tears On My Pillow

The Teen Queens - Eddie My Love


Little Richard - Miss Ann

Charlie Rich - Mohair Sam

Shirley Bassey - Kiss Me Honey Honey Kiss Me

Dean Martin - Promise Her Anything

Val Bennett - The Russians Are Coming

The Everly Brothers - Cathys Clown

Marv Johnson - I'll Pick a Rose for My Rose

Peggy Lee - Fever

Doris Try - Just One Look

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Sherry

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Shakin' All Over

The Marcels - Blue Moon

Cake Presentation

Stevie Wonder - Happy Birthday


The Supremes - Baby Love

Martha Reeves & The Vandella - Dancing In The Streets

JackieWilson - Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher

Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love

Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

Take That Featuring Lulu - Relight My Fire

The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling

Pharrell Williams - Happy

Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'

Sweet - Wig Wam Bam

The Beatles - Twist and Shout

Rolling Stones - Brown sugar

Benny Goodman - Sing, Sing, Sing

Imelda May - Eternity

Paolo Nutini - 10-10

George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You

The B52's - Love Shack

Carl Perkins - Blue Suede Shoes

Roy Orbison - Mean Woman Blues

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