Looking for a dynamic entertainer for your next event?! Look no further! Billy Buchanan, The Ambassador of Rock 'n Soul, will have you swinging and swaying through the decades, from the 50's to the 80's and beyond. From Ray Charles, to James Brown, to The Temptations, to Stevie Wonder, To Prince, Billy's only objective is to keep you on the dance floor. Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, the city where DJ Alan Freed first coined the phrase "Rock and Roll", Billy Buchanan has a deep musical heritage. Digging into his father's LPs at a very young age, he became a disciple of all the soul, blues, and rock trailblazers. He is also an exceptional, award winning songwriter, and in his original music, you can hear the backbeat rhythms and musical influences of all the artists he admires. He performs solo or with his band, 'Billy Buchanan & his Rock 'n Soul Revue', behind him. His latest album, "Live! Act 1" was released in November 2019. See a description of his various shows in the pictures below. Go to to book one of his amazing shows! 


All Around The World 
All For You
Always Be Around
Autumn Days
Beautiful Night
Block Party
Bring It All To Me
Brother Where You Going,
Call Me Sugar
Calling Your Name 
Catch Your Breath
Child of God 
Couldn’t Pay The Rent
Dear Tina
Deja Vu
Easter Mourning
Fact, Fiction and Other Contradictions
For Too Long
For You
Get To You
Ghetto Street
Gotta Have Your Love
He Is Here
Heaven In My Heart 
Highway Song
Hold On
Hope of All The Earth
How Can I Express
I Can’t Take It Back
I Love Music
I'd Trade It All 
If I Could 
I’ll Be There
I’m Going To Be A Star
I'm Yours 
In Love With You
In My Arms
In The Real World
It Won’t Be Long
It's A God Thing 
Keep On Moving
Last Call To Prohibition
Long Gone
Look What You’ve Done
Lost In Worship 
Lovely Day
Love Me Right
Man To Man (Me and Grandpa)
Music In Me
My Everything 
My Song
New Day
Remember When
Sam and Otis
Sho Ya Right
Simple Kinda Man
Sleep Baby Sleep
Sweet Dixie Love
Talking In Circles
Talk To Myself
Ten Miles To Georgia
Thank You
Thank You Mama
That’s Enough For Me
That’s When The Rain Comes
The Here and Now
The Joneses
The Music Man
The Real World
The Song I Never Wrote
What I Should've Said
When I Get To Heaven
Working For a Liviing
You Love Me
Your Child 
Your Love Is So Deep



1999 - Prince 
ABC - Jackson 5
A change is gonna come - Sam Cooke
Addicted to love - Robert Palmer 
Ain't no mountain high enough - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell 
Ain’t no sunshine - Bill Withers
Ain’t nothing like the real thing - Marvin Gaye
Ain't that a shame - Fats Domino
Ain't that peculiar - Marvin Gaye
Ain't too proud to beg - Temptations
All night long - Lionel Richie 
All of me - John Legend
All shook up - Elvis Presley
All you need is love - Beatles 
Along the watchtower - Jimi Hendrix
Alphabet street - Prince 
Always and forever - Heatwave
America - Prince
Another Saturday night - Sam Cooke
Arms of a woman - Amos lee
At last - Etta James
Baby I'm a star - Prince
Baby I need your loving - The Four Tops
Baby love - Supremes 
Back in the USA - Chuck Berry 
Ball of confusion - Temptations
Banana boat song - Harry Belafonte 
Beautiful ones - Prince 
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Bird, The - The Time 
Blueberry hill - Fats Domino
Blurred lines - Robin Thicke
Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley 
Boogie nights - Heatwave
Born to be wild - Steppenwolf 
Brick house - Lionel Richie & The Commodores
Bring it on home to me - Sam Cooke
Busted - Ray Charles
Can't help falling in love - Elvis Presley
Can’t take my eyes off of you - Frankie Valli
Careless whisper - George Michael
Celebration - Kool and the Gang
Chain of fools - Aretha Franklin
Change the world - Eric Clapton
Chariot - Gavin Degraw
Closing Time - Semisonic
Come away with me - Norah Jones 
Come back song - Darius Rucker
Come see about me - Supremes 
Come together - Beatles
Come rain or come shine - Ray Charles
Coming home - Leon Bridges
Controversy - Prince 
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Crazy - Patsy Cline 
Crazy - Seal
Crazy little thing called love - Queen
Crazy love - Van Morrison
Crying time - Ray Charles 
Cupid - Sam Cooke
Dance to the music - Sly and The Family Stone
Dancing in the street - Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
Danger zone - Kenny Loggins 
Danny’s song - Kenny Loggins
Delirious - Prince
Diamonds on the inside - Ben Harper
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Do you love me - Contours
Do you really want to hurt me - Culture Club 
Dock of the bay - Otis Redding
Domino - Van Morrison
Don't be cruel - Elvis Presley 
Don't set me free - Ray Charles
Don't stop till you get enough - Michael Jackson
Drift away - Uncle Kracker
Drive - The Cars 
Drive my car - Beatles 
Drown in my own tears - Ray Charles 
Easy - Lionel Richie & The Commodores
Every little step - Bobby Brown
Every little thing she does is magic - The Police 
Everyday People - Sly and The Family Stone
Everything - Michael Buble
Everything she wants - Wham
Faith - George Michael
Faithfully - Journey
Fast car - Tracy Chapman
Fire - Bruce Springsteen
Fire - Jimi Hendrix
Fire and rain - James Taylor
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
For once in my life - Stevie Wonder
Fly away - Lenny Kravitz
Fly like an eagle - Steve Miller Band
For once in my life - Stevie Wonder 
For the love of money - O’Jays
For you - Keith Urban 
Forget you - Ceelo Green
Free Bird / Knocking On Heavens Door / Wild World medley - Lynyrd Sknyrd / Bob Dylan / Cat Stevens
Georgia on my mind - Ray Charles
Get back - Beatles 
Get lucky - Daft Punk 
Get up offa that thing - James Brown
Gimme some lovin - Spencer Davis Group 
Give me one reason - Tracy Chapman
Glamorous life - Sheila E
Gold on the ceiling - Black Keys
Good golly miss Molly - Little Richard 
Good times - Chic
Got to get you into my life - Beatles / Earth Wind and Fire
Grandma's hands - Bill Withers
Gravity - John Mayer
Grease - Frankie Valli 
(The) Great pretender - The Platters 
Grenade - Bruno Mars
Groove line - Heatwave
Hallelujah, I love her so - Ray Charles
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Happy song – Otis Redding
Happy together - The Turtles
Hard day's night - Beatles 
Hard times - Ray Charles 
Hard to handle - Black Crowes
Have I told you lately - Van Morrison
Having a party - Sam Cooke 
(The) Heart of rock and roll - Huey Lewis & The News 
Help - Beatles
Helter skelter - Beatles 
Here I am, baby - Al Green
Hey Jude - Beatles
Hey ya - Outkast
Higher ground - Stevie Wonder
Hit the road Jack - Ray Charles 
Hold on - Alabama Shakes
Hold on, I'm coming - Sam & Dave
Hold you in my arms - Ray Lamontagne
Hoochie choochie man - Muddy Waters 
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley 
How come - Ray Lamontagne
How sweet it is - James Taylor
I believe I can fly - R. Kelly 
I can see clearly now - Johnny Nash

I can't get next to you - The Temptations 
I can't go for that - Hall and Oates 
I can't help myself (Sugar Pie) - Four Tops 
I can't stop loving you - Ray Charles 
I can’t tell you why - Eagles
I could never take the place of your man - Prince 
I do - Colbie Caillat 
I don't wanna be - Gavin Degraw
I feel good - James Brown
I gotta feeling - Black Eyed Peas
I heard it through the grapevine - Marvin Gaye
I just called to say I love - Stevie Wonder 
I loved her first - Heartland 
I thank you - Sam and Dave
I won’t back down - Tom Petty
I want to hold you hand - Beatles 
I want you back – Jackson 5
I wish it would rain - The Temptations 
I'd rather go blind - Etta James 
I’ll be there – Jackson 5
I’ll take you there - Staple Singers
I'm walkin - Fats Domino
If I didn't have you - Thompson Square
If you don't know me by now - Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
I'm losing you - The Temptations 
I'm not the only one - Sam Smith
If you leave - OMD 
In my life - Beatles 
In the midnight hour - Wilson Pickett
Into the mystic - Van Morrison 
Island in the stream - Kenny Rogers / Dolly Parton 
Isn’t she lovely - Stevie Wonder
It ain’t over till it’s over - Lenny Kravitz
It's a man's man's man's world - James Brown 
It's the same old song - The Four Tops
It’s too late - Carol King
It's your thing - Isley Brothers
I try - Macy Gray
I've been loving you - Otis Redding
I've got a woman - Ray Charles
I've had the time of my life - Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
Jailhouse rock - Elvis Presley
Jealous again - Black Crowes
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Jungle love - The Time
Just my imagination - The Temptations 
Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison 
Keep a knockin - Little Richard
Keep it loose, keep it tight - Amos lee
Keep your hands to yourself - The Georgia Satellites 
Kiss - Prince
Kiss me - Ed Sheeran
Kiss from a rose - Seal
Knock on wood - Eddie Floyd
Kyrie - Mr. Mister 
Ladies night - Kool and the Gang

Lady - Kenny Rogers / Lionel Richie 
Land of 1000 Dances - Wilson Pickett
Lawdy Miss Clawdy - Lloyd Price 
Le Freak - Chic
Lean on me - Bill Withers
Let em in - Paul McCartney
Let it be - Beatles 
Let’s go crazy - Prince
Let’s groove tonight - Earth Wind and Fire
Let’s stay together - Al Green
Listen to the music - Doobie Brothers
Little red corvette - Prince
Little wing - Jimi Hendrix
Living on a prayer - Bon Jovi 
Locked out of heaven - Bruno Mars
Lonely avenue - Ray Charles 
Lonely boys - Black Keys
Lonely teardrops - Jackie Wilson
Long run - Eagles
Long train running - Doobie Brothers
Look of love - Dusty Springfield
L-o-v-e - Nat King Cole
Love and happiness - Al Green
Love bizarre - Sheila E
Love machine - The Miracles 
Love man - Otis Redding 
Love me do - Beatles 
Love train - O’Jays
Love will keep us alive - Eagles
Lovely day - Bill Withers
Lucky - Jason Mraz
Lullaby - Shawn Mullins
Lucille - Little Richard

Magic - Robin Thicke
Man in the mirror - Michael Jackson
Maniac - Michael Sembello 
Manic Monday - The Bangle
Marry me - Jason Derulo 
Marry me - Train 
Matilda - Harry Belafonte 
Mean to me - Brett Eldredge 
Mercy mercy me - Marvin Gaye
Mess around - Ray Charles 
Midnight train to Georgia - Gladys Knight & The Pips
Misery - Maroon 5
Miss you - Rolling Stones
Money (that's what I want) - Barrett Strong 
Most beautiful girl in the world, The - Prince 
Mr pitiful - Otis Redding
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My babe - Little Walter
My baby just cares for me – Nina Simone
My Cherie Amour – Stevie Wonder
My girl - Temptations
My guy - Mary Wells


Never give you up - Raphael Saadiq
Night time is the right time - Ray Charles 
No particular place to go - Chuck Berry
No such thing - John Mayer
Nobody knows it but me - Tony Rich Project
Not over you - Gavin Degraw
Nothing compares to you - Prince 
Oh girl - The Chi-Lites
Old time rock and roll - Bob Seger
One mint julep - Ray Charles 

Only sixteen - Sam Cooke
Only want to be with you - Darius Rucker & Hootie and the Blowfish
Only you - The Platters 
Ooh child - Edwin Hawkins
Papa's got a brand new bag - James Brown 
Papa was a rolling stone - Temptations

Part time lover - Stevie Wonder 
Partyman - Prince 
Patches - Clarence Carter
People get ready - Curtis Mayfield

Personality - Lloyd Price
Point of It All - Anthony Hamilton
Pop life - Prince 
Power of love - Huey Lewis & The News 
Precious love - James Morrison
Pretty woman - Roy Orbison 
Pride (in the name of love) - U2
Purple haze - Jimi Hendrix
Purple rain - Prince
Rainy night in Georgia - Brooke Benton
Ramblin man - Allman Brothers
Rasberry beret - Prince
Reach out I’ll be there – Four Tops
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Respect yourself - Staple Singers
Revival - Allman Brothers
Ribbon in the sky - Stevie Wonder
Rock and roll music - Chuck Berry
Rock with you - Michael Jackson
Rock your body - Justin Timberlake
Rolling in the deep - Adele
Roll over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
Roxanne - Sting and The Police
Running down a dream - Tom Petty
Sail on - Lionel Richie & The Commodores
Sailing - Christoper Cross
Sara smile - Hall and Oates
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Save the last dance for me - The Drifters
Save tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Say hey (I love you) - Michael Franti and Spearhead
School days - Chuck Berry
September - Earth Wind and Fire
Sgt pepper’s lonely hearts club band - Beatles
Shake- Otis Redding
Shake your body - The Jacksons 
She loves you - Beatles 
She talks to angels - Black Crowes
She will be loved - Maroon 5
She's always a woman - Billy Joel
She's always in my hair - Prince 
Shotgun - Junior Walker
Shout - Isley Brothers
Shout - Tears for Fears 
Shower the people - James Taylor
Since I lost my baby - The Temptations 
Sign of the times - Prince
Sign sealed delivered, I’m yours - Stevie Wonder
Sign your name - Terence Trent D’Arby
Since I lost my baby - The Temptations 
Slip away – Clarence Carter
So happy together - The Turtles
Some kind of wonderful - The Drifters 
Some kind of wonderful - Grand Funk Railroad
Something - Beatles 
Something about Olivia - John Mayer
Something about you - Level 42
Somewhere over the rainbow / What a wonderful world - Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
Son of a preacher man - Dusty Springfield 
Soul man - Sam & Dave
Sound of silence - Simon & Garfunkel 
Sound of Sunshine - Michael Franti and Spearhead
Spanish harlem - Ben E King 
Spooky – Dusty Springfield
Stagger Lee – Lloyd Price
Stand - Sly and The Family Stone
Stand by me - Ben E King
Stay - Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs 
Stay with You - John Legend
Steal my kisses - Ben Harper
Still into you - Paramore
Stone free - Jimi Hendrix
Stone rollin - Raphael Saadiq
Stop in the name of love - Supremes 
Straighten up and fly right - Nat King Cole 
Strange relationship - Prince 
Staying alive - Bee Gees 
Stuck on you - Lionel Richie
Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Sweet home Chicago - Robert Johnson 
Sweet pea - Amos lee

Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley
Sweetest love - Robin Thicke
Sweetest taboo - Sade
Take me with you - Prince 
Taking it to the streets - Doobie Brothers
Tears in heaven - Eric Clapton
Tears of a clown - Smokey Robinson
Tell it like it is - Aaron Neville
That’s how strong my love is - Otis Redding
The lazy song - Bruno Mars
The tracks of my tears - Smokey Robinson
The way you do the things you do - Temptations
The way you make me feel - Michael Jackson
These arms of mine - Otis Redding
They bring me to you - Joshua Radin
Thinking out loud - Ed Sheeran
This love - Maroon 5
This old heart of mine - Isley Brothers

(The) Thrill is gone - BB King
Tighten up - Black Keys
Time after time - Cyndi Lauper
Things can only get better - Howard Jones 
This Christmas - Donnie Hathaway 
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Trouble - Ray Lamontagne
Try a little tenderness - Otis Redding
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard 
Twice as hard - Black Crowes
Twist - Chubby Checker 
Twist and shout - The Isley Brothers 
Twisting the night away - Sam Cooke 
Unchained melody - The Righteous Brothers 
Unchain my heart - Ray Charles
Under the boardwalk - The Drifters
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole 
Up on the roof - The Drifters
Uptown funk - Mark Ronson / Bruno Mars 
Use me - Bill Withers
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Vultures - John Mayer
Wagon wheel - Darius Rucker 
Waiting on the world to change - John Mayer
Walking the dog - Rufus Thomas 
Walk on by  - Dionne Warwick
Wake me up before you go go - Wham 
We can work it out - Beatles / Stevie Wonder 

Wedding song (There is love) - Peter, Paul, & Mary 
Weight - The Band
What a wonderful world - Louis Armstrong 
What I'd say - Ray Charles
What you won’t do for love - Bobby Caldwell
What’s going on - Marvin Gaye
When a man loves a woman - Percy Sledge
When can I see you - Babyface
When doves cry - Prince
When you say nothing at all - Allison Krauss
Where the streets have no name - U2
Whipping Post - Allman Brothers
Whole lotta lovin - Fats Domino
Who’s loving you - Jackson 5
Who's making love - Johnny Taylor 
Why you wanna treat me so bad - Prince 
Wild nights - Van Morrison
Wildflowers - Tom Petty 
Willie and the hand jive - Johnny Otis
Windows are rolled down - Amos lee
Wishing well - Terence Trent D’Arby

With this ring - The Platters
Wonderful tonight - Eric Clapton
Wonderful world - Sam Cooke
Word up - Cameo
Working my way back to you - Spinners 
Yellow submarine - Beatles 
YMCA - Village People 
You are my sunshine - Ray Charles 
You are so beautiful - Joe Cocker
You are the best thing - Ray Lamontagne
You can’t hurry love - Supremes
You dropped a bomb - Gap Band
You give me something - James Morrison
You make it real - James Morrison
You never can tell - Chuck Berry 
You raise me up - Josh Groban
You send me - Sam Cooke
You’re all I need to get by – Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
You’ve got a friend - Carol King
You've lost that loving feeling - The Righteous Brothers
Your love keeps lifting me (higher and higher) - Jackie Wilson


Hymns (Amazing Grace, How Great Thou Art, Great Is Thy Faithfulness, and many more)
Modern Worship Songs (Songs by Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, Israel Houghton, Hillsong, Jesus Culture, and many more)