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The Papa Groove Band
Old School R&B

Papa Groove is a high energy four piece band that will get the party grooving to the sounds of Motown, Soul, R&B, Funk, and classic Rock. All members are vocally adapt, singing lead and harmony. Consisting of Guitar, Bass, Keyboards and Drums, the sound is full and sweet.
Lead Guitarist Billy Worley, Provides the musical direction for the band. Billy has been playing in some of the best road bands on the east coast for nearly 3 decades. He is equally proficient on guitar and keyboards. His vocal style is best summed up as old school soul. Also a great song writer, He has had one of his songs recorded by one of the top gospel acts of all times.
Keyboardist Danny Hale, is a classically trained pianist. He too has played and toured with some of the greatest east coast bands. His vocal style is deep and sweet and he holds down all of our sweet ballads.
Drummer Frank McCarthy is a thrill to watch and hear. Franks career started at an early age when at 17 He was hired with the world tour “UP WITH PEOPLE”. Touring the globe polished this exciting drummer beyond what most achieve in a life time. His vocals do wonders on the funk and soul music the band plays.
Bassist Ken Harris is one groovy bass player. With his Keith Roscoe 3005 and SWR gear, Ken lays down some funky bottom end. Ken’s vocals are strong and powerful on the blues and rock side of this fabulous band.
Whatever the venue, this band provides rock steady dance tunes to satisfy all. “PAPA GROOVE”

Setlist

6345789.....Wilson Pickett
Ain't no Sunshine when you're gone.....Bill Withers
All Day Music.....War
Black Magic Women.....Santana
Brick House.....Commodores
Brown Eyed Girl.....Van Morrison
Come to Papa.....Bob Seger
Dancing in the Dark....Bruce Springsten
Disco Infreno.....Earth Wind and Fire
Drift Away.....Dobie Gray
Driftin Blues.....Eric Clapton
Funky Town..... Lipps Inc.
Get Down On It.....Kool and the Gang
Get Down Tonight.....K.C. and the Sunshine Band
Hey Joe..... Hendrix
I'll Be Around....Spinners
If You Don't Know Me By Now.....O Jays
If Loving You is Wrong.....Al Green
Jive Talkin..... Bee Gee's
Just My Imagination.....Temptations
Knockin on Heavens Door..... Clapton
Lets Just Kiss and say Goodbye.....Manhattans
Low Rider.....War
Marguiritaville.....Jimmy Buffet
Monkey Slide..... Papa Groove
Mr. Clean Head..... Clean Head Eddie
Mustang Sally..... Wilson Pickett
Never Been to Spain.....Three Dog Night
Old Time Rock and Rool.....Bob Seger
Play that Funky Music.....Wild Cherry
Pretty Woman..... Roy Orbison
Purple Rain.....Prince
Rocky Top....traditional
Save a Horse, Ride a cowboy..... Big and Rich
Shakey Ground.....Delbert McClinton
Some Kinda Wonderful..... Grand Funk Railroad
Stand By Me..... Ben E. King
Stuck on You....Lional Richie.
Super Love.....Exile
Suzie Q..... CCR
T for Texas.... Tom Paul Glaser
Takin Care of Business.....BTO
Thanks to the Cathouse..... Johnny Paycheck
The Joker.....Steve Miller
Tulsa Time..... Eric Clapton
Up on the Roof.....The Drifters
Walkin and Talkin..... Marshall Tucker
Wild Thang..... Troggs
Wonderfull Tonight.....Eric Clapton
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The Papa Groove Band - Papa Groove demo
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