The Big Fat Acoustic Song Book
Graham Corbould performs songs from his extensive ‘Big Fat Acoustic Songbook’, which includes a wide variety of genres and artists across the decades.
Whether it is a chilled out event or something more lively, Graham can tailor a performance to suit your event.
Songs from 50s, 60s, 70, 80s and early 90s
Over 25 years experience in performing, playing at countless pubs, clubs, festivals, restaurants, wakes; from intimate gigs in private homes to The Dorchester.
Any set would include a broad cross-mixture of many artists and genres. The songs played are tailored to the requirements of you, your event and your audience. In reality, most performances are a cross-section of these categories list below. (See over for example song lists)
Songs by The Kinks, The Beatles, Oasis, Paul Weller, The Rolling Stones, T.Rex, Green Day, Chuck Berry, Del Amitri, Men at Work plus 50s rock n Roll.
Soft Rock/Pop/Singer/Songwriters; Cat Stevens, Don McLean, James Taylor, Donovan, John Denver, Bob Dylan.
As the event or the audience requires; some traditional songs, to modern day Show of Hands.
The Kinks - Akoustik:
Either just the hits or a selection from their whole back catalogue played acoustically.
Covering a variety of topics, many being light and humorous.
A wide range of songs past and present.
Over 25 years experience in performing: Solo and in bands, in pubs, clubs, festivals, restaurants; from intimate gigs in homes to The Dorchester Hotel.
A professional guitar tutor.
Hosting Open Mics: Graham has hosted and continues to host regular sessions at various locations. Please enquire should you be considering such a venture.
A sample song list
1960s and before 70s 80s 90s and beyond
These Boots are Made for Walking American Pie Land Down Under Save Tonight
Sunny Afternoon Drift Away Friday I’m in Love Sit Down
The LastTime Knockin’ on Heavens door Karma Chameleon Wagon Wheel
Quinn the Eskimo Hot Love I don’t like Mondays Time of your life
Summertime Blues Lola I Fought the Law Wonderwall
I’m a Believer Stuck in the Middle Up the Junction Valerie
Proud Mary Wild World Golden Brown Mad World
Norwegian Wood Horse with no Name The Last to Know Half the World Away
Waterloo Sunset Country Roads Nothing Ever Happens Times Like These
The Boring Bits
Standard gig - 2 x 50minute sets of live music tailored to your event/audience. Open to alternatives.
Optional recorded ‘in-between’ live sets (yours or mine)
State of the Art Bose PA, compact yet powerful. AER amp for smaller venues
Public Liability Insurance (£10m) and PAT certificate (Oct 2017)
The Mick Jagger Centre
New Zealand High Commission
Orpington Liberal Club
Icarus Acoustic Music Club
Pato Bar, Orpington
BBC Radio Kent
Morden Arms, Greenwich
Rose and Crown, Mayfield
The Bird in Hand, Dartford
Man of Kent, Rochester
Various pubs, cafes, house parties, etc etc