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The "B" Side Champs

“The “B” Side Champs honor the past with energy and authenticity”

Inspired by classic Rhythm & Blues of the 60's. Covering songs originally recorded out of STAX studios, made popular by some of the most inspiring artists of that era. These artists include Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Booker T and the MG's and Sam and Dave.


Can’t Turn You Loose - Otis Redding
Sweet Soul Music – Arthur Connelly
Be My Guest - Fats Domino
Mr. Pitiful – Taj Mahal
Blue Blue World – Roomful of Blues
Sugar, Sugar - Wilson Pickett

Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
99 and a Half - Wilson Pickett
Treat Her Right – Roy Head
Knock On Wood
Soul Man - Sam & Dave
1000 Dances - Wilson Pickett

Twistin the Night Away – Sam Cooke

Unchain My Heart - Ray Charles

Rip it Up - Little Richard

Roomful of Blues – New Orleans

King Floyd- Groove Me
I Thank You – Sam and Dave
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
I Feel Good – James Brown
Bring It on Home – Sam Cooke
Messin With the Kid – Buddy Guy & Kid Rock
Wrap It Up - Sam and Dave
Stormy Monday Blues – Albert King

Uptight – Stevie Wonder

Respect – Otis Redding
Reet Petite – Colin James
Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
Hold On – Casey James version
Nothing Can Change – Sam Cooke
Soul Stew – Band Introduction (King Curtis inspired)


Mr. Pitiful

Messin with the Kid

Rob Smith – bass guitar  
Carl Strempler – guitar
Gary Benner – keys
Ted Wolstencroft – drums, percussion, vocals
Ken Krotowich – percussion & vocals
Rick Davie – lead vocals
Deano Dean – tenor saxophone
Colonel Dave Pletz – alto saxophone
Andrew Littleford – trumpet
Jon Amadatsu - trombone

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