Murphy Plays....

Rock & Pop, Rock n Roll, Swing, Soul, Guitarist, Solo, Folk, Motown, Country, Reggae1
Price from £288
Location: Berkshire

Murphy is a highly sought-after acoustic guitarist/singer that plays 60's to now and is a must have for any event!

Biography

Murphy has been performing professionally for over 15 years and he continues to wow audiences wherever he goes. Now based in Berkshire, Murphy continues to perform live across the UK & Europe full time.

Since his music career began in 2000, Murphy has worked hard to make ripples on the live circuit in the South of England and cement his place as one of the UK's leading live talents.

Having played the festival circuit and gaining residencies with Windsor Racecourse, Windsor Barracks (Victoria), Wellington Barracks (Buckingham Palace), Aldershot Military Base, Antony Worrall Thompson & both Westfield Shepherd's Bush and Westfield Shopping Centres. In 2014 Murphy was asked to headline at the Tour de France in Yorkshire and in 2015 he was asked to perform for the Great British Food Festival as well as being asked to take part in the Dot London Campaign fronted by Sarah Willingham (Dragon's Den Judge) as a representative for London Live Music.

As well as expertise in multi-national corporation events, Murphy works regularly as a session singer/guitarist for Denmark Studios,

Murphy James has all the experience needed to amaze crowds at any event.

Whatever your need for live music, be it, corporate entertainment, something to rival a wedding band, birthday party music or just your general saturday night live music event down the local pub, Murphy is THE MUST HAVE for any occasion.



Set List

Sample set list

Murphy knows over 2000+ covers and here is a sample list of those songs but there are many more to be added so please just ask for requests on the night.

500 miles – The Proclaimers
A little respect - Erasure
A thousand years – Christina Peri
Against all odds – Phil Collins
Ain't no sunshine – Bill Withers
Ain’t nobody – Chaka Khan
Alcoholic – Starsailor
All about you - McFly
All I want is you – U2
All night long – Lionel Richie
All of me – John Legend
All the small things – Blink 182
Always on my mind – Elvis Presley
America – Razorlight
American Pie – Don McClean
Am I wrong – Nico & Vinz
Angel of Harlem – U2
Angels – Robbie Williams
Another brick in the wall – Pink Floyd
Another day in Paradise – Phil Collins
Apologize – One Republic
Ashes – Embrace
A sky full of stars - Coldplay
A-team - Ed Sheeran
Baby can I hold you – Tracy Chapman
Baby one more time – Britney Spears
Babylon – David Gray
Back to black – Amy Winehouse
Bad moon rising – Credence Clearwater Revival
Be mine – David Gray
Be my baby – The Ronettes
Beautiful noise – Neil Diamond
Beautiful war – Kings of Leon
Better – Tom Baxter
Big love – Fleetwood Mac
Big yellow taxi – Joni Mitchell
Black and gold – Sam Sparro
Black is the colour – Christie Moore
Blame it on me – George Ezra
Blue suede shoes – Elvis Presley
Boulevard of broken dreams – Green Day
Breakeven – The Script
Breakfast at tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something
Broken stones – Paul Weller
Brown eyed girl – Van Morrison
Budapest – George Ezra
Burning Love – Elvis Presley
Call me Al – Paul Simon
Can’t help falling in love with you – Elvis Presley
Can’t take my eyes off of you – Frankie Valli
Can’t take my eyes off of you – Damien Rice
Cannonball – Damien Rice
Caravan of love – The Housemartins
Careless whisper – George Michael
Cassy-o – George Ezra
Cast no shadow – Oasis
Cats in the cradle – Harry Cochin
Champagne supernova – Oasis
Chandelier - Sia
Chasing cars – Snow Patrol
Chocolate – Snow Patrol
Clocks – Coldplay
Come together – The Beatles
Counting stars – One Republic
Cracklin’ Rosie – Neil Diamond
Craving – James Bay
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Crazy – Seal
Crazy little thing called love - Queen
Creep – Radiohead
Crocodile rock – Elton John
Cry me a river – Justin Timberlake
Dakota – Stereophonics
Day we caught the train – Ocean Colour Scene
Daydream Believer – The Monkees
Dear Darling – Olly Murs
Delilah – Tom Jones
Demons – Imagine Dragons
Devil in disguise – Elvis Presley
Dignity – Deacon Blue
Dirty Old Town – The Pogues
Distant sun – Crowded House
Don’t fear the reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
Don’t let go – En Vogue
Don’t let me down – The Beatles
Don’t look back in anger – Oasis
Don’t you worry child – Swedish House Mafia
Don’t you forget about me – Simple Minds
Dreams – Gabrielle
Drive – Incubus
Drops of Jupiter - Train
Easy – Lionel Ritchie
Eton Rifles – The Jam
Ever fallen in love – The Buzzcocks
Everlong – Foo Fighters
Every breath you take – The Police
Everybody hurts – R.E.M
Everybody’s free - Rozalla
Everybody's talkin' – Nilson
Every day – Buddy Holly
Every day is a winding road – Sheryl Crow
Everything – Lifehouse
Everything I own – Bread
Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac
Fake plastic trees - Radiohead
Fall at your feet – Crowded House
Falling slowly – Glen Hansard
Fast car – Tracy Chapman
Fat bottomed girls – Queen
Father & Son – Cat Stevens
Feel like making love – Bad Company
Feeling good – Nina Simone
Fields of gold - Sting
Fill my little world – The Feeling
First cut is the deepest – Rod Stewart
Fix you – Coldplay
Flowers in the window – Travis
Fly me to the moon – Frank Sinatra
Folsom prison blues – Johnny Cash
Forever in blue jeans – Neil Diamond
Freedom 90 – George Michael
Friday I’m in love – The Cure
Galway girl – Steve Earle
Get Back – The Beatles
Get lucky – Daft Punk
Give me love – Ed Sheeran
Go your own way – Fleetwood Mac
God put a smile - Coldplay
Gold – Glen Hansard
Golden Brown – The Stranglers
Golden Touch - Razorlight
Good riddance – Green Day
Good souls - Starsailor
Goodnight girl – Wet wet wet
Got my mind set on you – George Harrison
Gotta get through this – Daniel Beddingfield
Gotta get you into my life – The Beatles
Gravity - Embrace
Green eyes – Coldplay
Half the world away – Oasis
Handbags & Gladrags – Rod Stewart/Stereophonics
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Have a nice day - Stereophonics
Have I told you lately – Van Morrison
He ain’t heavy – The Hollies
Heaven - Emile Sandé
Hello – Adele
Hello Again – Neil Diamond
Hello Marylou – Ricky Nelson
Hey brother – Avicii
Hey ho – The Lumineers
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Hey there Delilah – Plain white T’s
Hi ho silver lining – Jeff Beck
High & Dry - Radiohead
High hope – Kodaline
High Hopes – Glen Hansard
Hold back the river – James Bay
Hold on – Wilson Phillips
Hometown glory – Adele
Homeward bound – Simon & Garfunkel
Hotel California – The Eagles
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
House of the rising sun – The Animals
How sweet it is – James Taylor
How to save a life – The Fray
I am, I said – Neil Diamond
I can’t make you love me – Bonnie Rait
I don’t wanna dance – Eddie Grant
I heard it through the grapevine – Marvin Gaye
I say a little prayer – Burt Bacharach
I still haven’t found what I’m looking for – U2
I try – Macy Gray
I want to hold your hand – The Beatles
I wish it would rain down – Phil Collins
I won’t give up – Jason Mraz
I’ll be your baby tonight – Bob Dylan
I’ll tell me - Dubliners
I’m a believer – Neil Diamond/The Monkees
I’m yours – Jason Mraz
Importance of being idle - Oasis
Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
It must be love – Madness
Itchycoo park – Small Faces
Jcb – Nizlopi
Jealous guy – John Lennon
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Just looking – Stereophonics
Keep your head up – Ben Howard
Kingston Town – UB40
Laid – James
Last request – Paolo Nutini
Last train to Clarksville – The Monkees
Lately – Stevie Wonder
Lay down Sally – Eric Clapton
Layla – Eric Clapton
Leaving on a jet plane – John Denver
Lego House – Ed Sheeran
Let her go – Passenger
Let it go – James Bay
Let me entertain you – Robbie Williams
Let your love flow – The Bellamy Brothers
Let’s dance – David Bowie
Let’s stay together – Al Green
Light my fire – The Doors
Lightning bolt – Jake Bugg
Listen to the music – Doobie Brothers
Little by little - Oasis
Little lion man – Mumford & Sons
Live forever – Oasis
Local boy in the photograph – Stereophonics
Lola – The Kinks
Looking as you are – Embrace
Losing my religion – R.E.M
Love me again – John Newman
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Love yourself – Justin Bieber
Lover will never tear us apart – INXS
Luka – Suzanne Vega
Magic – Coldplay
Maggie May – Rod Stewart
Make you feel my love – Bob Dylan/Adele
Man in the mirror – Michael Jackson
Man who can't be moved – The Script
Master blaster – Stevie Wonder
Maybe tomorrow – Stereophonics
Midnight train to Georgia – Gladys Knight
Moondance – Van Morrison
Moving to New York – The Wombats
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Mr. Writer – Stereophonics
Mrs Robinson – Simon & Garfunkel
Mustang sally – Wilson Pickett
My girl – The Temptations
My hero – Foo Fighters
My little runaway – Del Shannon
Naive – The Kooks
Nights in white satin – Moody Blues
Nine crimes – Damien Rice
No woman, no cry – Bob Marley
Nothing else matters - Metallica
Nothing ever happens – Del Amitri
Of the night – Bastille
Oh boy – Buddy Holly
Old red eyes Is back – The Beautiful South
One – U2
One day like this - Elbow
Only you – Yazoo
Open your eyes – Snow Patrol
Over my shoulder – Mike & the Mechanics
Painkiller – Turin Brakes
Paint in black – The Rolling Stones
Part-time lover – Stevie Wonder
Peaceful, easy feeling – The Eagles
People get ready – Curtis Mayfield/Rod Stewart
Piano man – Billy Joel
Piece of my heart – Janis Joplin
Pompeii – Bastille
Pretty woman – Roy Orbison
Price tag – Jessie J
Proud Mary – Credence Clearwater Revival
Purple rain – Prince
Push – Matchbox Twenty
Read all about it – Emile Sande
Red – Daniel Merriweather
Red, red wine – Neil Diamond
Reet petite - Jackie Wilson
Revolution – Tracy Chapman
Rewind – Paolo Nutini
Ride on – Christie Moore
Ring of fire – Johnny Cash
Riptide – Vance Joy
Roar – Katy Perry
Roxanne – Sting & The Police
Royals – Lorde
Rude – Magic!
Run – Snow Patrol
Runaway train – Soul Asylum
Sail away – David Gray
Save me - Embrace
Saw her standing there – The Beatles
Scars – James Bay
Secret smile – Semisonic
Semi charmed life – Third eye blind
Set fire to the rain - Adele
Sex on fire – Kings of Leon
Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye
Shackles – Mary, Mary
She is love – Oasis
She loves you – The Beatles
She moves in her own way – The Kooks
She’s electric –Oasis
Silence is easy - Starsailor
Sit down – James
Sitting on the dock of the bay – Otis Reading
Slide away – Oasis
Smells like teen spirit – Nirvana
Somebody that I used to know – Gotye
Somebody to love - Queen
Somebody told me – The Killers
Somewhere only we know – Keane
Songbird – Oasis
Song for whoever – The Beautiful South
Space Oddity – David Bowie
Spirit in the sky - Greenbaum
Stand by me – Ben E King
Stand by me – Oasis
Starlight - Muse
Stay with me – Sam Smith
Step on my old size 9’s – Stereophonics
Stop & stare – One Republic
Stop crying your heart out – Oasis
Straight up – Paula Abdul
Stuck in the middle with you – Stealer’s Wheel
Sunday, Bloody Sunday – U2
Sunday Morning – Maroon 5
Sunday morning call - Oasis
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Sweet child of mine – Guns ‘n’ Roses
Sweet dreams - Eurythmics
Sweet home Alabama – Lynnard Skynnard
Take it easy – The Eagles
Take your mama –Scissor Sisters
Talk Tonight – Oasis
Teenage kicks – The Undertones
That’ll be the day – Buddy Holly
That’s alright mama – Elvis Presley
That’s life – Frank Sinatra
That's entertainment – The Jam
The Auld triangle – Luke Kelly
The Boxer – Simon & Garfunkel
The Cave – Mumford & Sons
The City – The 1975
The fear – Ben Howard
The gambler – Kenny ROgers
The importance of being idle – Oasis
The Joker – Steve Miller Band
The King of wishful thinking – Go west
The Living Years – Mike & the Mechanics
The power of love – Huey Lewis
The Scientist – Coldplay
These boots are made for walking – Nancy Sinatra
Things we lost in the fire – Bastille
Thinking out loud – Ed Sheeran
Three little birds – Bob Marley
Ticket to ride – The Beatles
Time after time – Cyndi Lauper
Times like these – Foo Fighters
To be with you – Mr. Big
To love somebody – The Bee Gees
Too close – Alex Clare
Torn – Natalie Imbruglia
Town called Malice – The Jam
Tracks of my tears – Smokey Robinson
Trouble – Ray Lamontagne
True colours – Cyndi Lauper
Turn – Travis
Under the bridge – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Unwell – Matchbox Twenty
Up on the roof – The Drifters
Use somebody – Kings of Leon
Valerie – The Zootons
Volcano – Damien Rice
Waiting in Vain – Bob Marley
Wake me up – Avicii
Walkaway - Cast
Walking in Memphis – Mark Cohen
Walk of life – Dire Straits
Walk on the wild side – Lou Reed
Waterloo Sunset – The Kinks
We are young – F.U.N
Weather with you – Crowded House
Whatever - Oasis
What's up – 4 non blondes
When your mind’s made up – Glen Hansard
Where the streets have no name – U2
Wherever you will go – The Calling
While my guitar gently weeps – George Harrison
White Hare – Seth Lakeman
Why does it always rain on me? – Travis
Why Georgia – John Mayer
Wicked game – Chris Isaac
Wild wood – Paul Weller
Wild World – Cat Stevens
Wings - Birdy
Wish you were here – Pink Floyd
Wisemen – James Blunt
With a little help from my friends – Joe Cocker
With or without you – U2
Without you – David Guetta
Wonder of you – Elvis Presley
Wonderful tonight – Eric Clapton
Wonderful world – Louis Armstrong
Wonderful World – James Morrison
Wonderwall – Oasis
Worried about ray – The Hoosiers
Would I lie to you? – Charles & Eddie
XO – Beyoncé/John Mayer
Yellow – Coldplay
You do something to me – Paul Weller
You give me something – James Morrison
You’re beautiful – James Blunt
You’ve got the love – Florence & the machine
You’ve got to hide your love away – The Beatles
Zephyr song – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Zombie – The Cranberries
Plus many, many more…………………………

Testimonials

Awesome!!! Brilliant! I've heard a lot of live music in my time and this guy just blows them away. Most bands have a specific genre but Murphy plays all the best tunes from throughout the decades. You name it, he plays it. A definite rebooking from us! Cheers mate!
Review by Steve Halliday
Feb 20, 2017
Great Birthday Had Thank you so much for raising the roof at my birthday party last night...a truely talented guy...sings from the heart and connects with his audience...book murphy james right now !!! I promise he will not dissapoint xxx
Review by Libbie Weguelin
Feb 20, 2017
My favourite :) Thanks, Thanks Murphy for your wonderful songs. You made this birthday party very special for everyone of us. We will never forget how magical you are. Looking forward to see you soon in September for our anniversary celebration. You are an amazing person. Many, many Thanks!
Review by Nikol Devon
Feb 20, 2017
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