The Special Edition Band



What do you get when you combine the talents, skills, versatility, rapport, professionalism, passion, and exuberance of some of the finest studio musicians and vocalists in the Southwest into one band?
The answer is: something special --- "The Special Edition Band" that is!
The Special Edition Band is the one of the hottest, most adaptable and diverse, and reputable units for live entertainment from the DFW area and provides the services of some the most experienced and established musicians in the business.  
The Special Edition Band performs a unique blend of classic to current music ranging from jazz, to pop-dance, to rock and can accommodate an array of musical preferences for each client or venue.  The group is primarily available in nine-piece or ten-piece configurations, featuring amazing vocalists, full rhythm section, and a spectacular horn section.
The Special Edition Band delivers the highest quality and most stylistic versatility of any musical unit available, with an extreme attention to detail and client service.  Let them serve you when you want entertainment that's something special!
 

THE SPECIAL EDITION BAND
SAMPLE SONG LIST

 

Please note — Band song lists are continuously evolving.  
To request the most recent song list for The Special Edition Band, please contact us!
 

SOUL / MOTOWN / FUNK

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye And Tammi Terrell
Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Ain’t Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations
Best Of My Love - The Emotions
Brick House - The Commodores
Chain Of Fools - Aretha Franklin
Family Affair - Mary J. Blige
Funkytown - Lipps Inc.
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
Gett Off - Prince And The New Power Generation
Give Me One Reason - Tracy Chapman
Got To Get You Into My Life - Earth, Wind & Fire
I Don’t Need No Doctor - Ray Charles
I Feel For You - Chaka Khan
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd
Ladies' Night - Kool & The Gang
Let’s Stay Together - Al Green
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Girl - The Temptations
Pick Up The Pieces - Average White Band
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Shout - The Isley Brothers
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours - Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
Through The Fire - Chaka Khan
Trouble Man - Marvin Gaye
Use Me - Bill Withers
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
What Is Hip - Tower Of Power
You’re The First, The Last, My Everything - Barry White

POP / DANCE

Ain’t It Fun - Paramore
Ain’t Nobody - Chaka Khan
All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
Applause - Lady Gaga
Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
Bang Bang - Jessie J, Ariana Grande And Nicki Minaj
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Feat. T.I. And Pharrell
Boogie Oogie Oogie - A Taste Of Honey
California Gurls - Katy Perry Feat. Snoop Dogg
Celebration - Kool & The Gang
Cheerleader - OMI
Conga - Gloria Estefan
Crazy In Love - Beyoncé Feat. Jay-Z
Cupid Shuffle - Cupid
Dancing With Myself - Billy Idol
DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love - Usher Feat. Pitbull
Don’t Cha - Pussycat Dolls
Don’t Stop The Music - Rihanna
Drag Me Down - One Direction
Dynamite - Taio Cruz
Edge Of Glory - Lady Gaga
Ex’s & Oh’s - Elle King
Faith - George Michael
Fancy - Iggy Azalea Feat. Charli XCX
Feel So Close - Calvin Harris
Get Lucky - Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell Williams
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
Give Me Everything - Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo, Afrojack And Nayer
Glamorous Life / Lady Cabdriver (Medley) - Sheila E / Prince
Good Kisser - Usher
Green Light - John Legend
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Hella Good - No Doubt
I Gotta Feelin’ - The Black Eyed Peas
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
I’m Like A Bird - Nelly Furtado
Jealous - Nick Jonas
Just Dance - Lady Gaga
Kiss - Prince
Lady Marmalade - Labelle
Last Dance - Donna Summer
Let’s Dance - David Bowie
Let’s Groove Tonight - Earth, Wind & Fire
Lips Are Moving - Megan Trainor
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Love On Top - Beyoncé
Low - Flo Rida Feat. T-Pain
Low Down - Boz Scaggs
Mercy - Duffy
Michael Jackson Medley
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 Feat. Christina Aguilera
On The Floor - Jennifer Lopez Feat. Pitbull
Outstanding - The Gap Band
Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett And GoonRock
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Poker Face - Lady Gaga
Raise Your Glass - Pink
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Senorita - Justin Timberlake
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) - Beyoncé
Smooth - Santana Feat. Rob Thomas
Somebody - Natalie Rose
Starships - Nicki Minaj
Stayin’ Alive - The Bee Gees
Suit & Tie - Justin Timberlake Feat. Jay-Z
Super Bass - Nicki Minaj
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Take Back The Night - Justin Timberlake
Talk Dirty (Clean Version) - Jason Derulo Feat. 2 Chainz
The Way - Ariana Grande Feat. Mac Miller
TiK ToK - Ke$ha
Timber - Pitbull Feat. Ke$ha
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Trumpets - Jason Derulo
Turn The Beat Around - Gloria Estefan
UpTown Funk! - Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars
We Found Love - Rihanna Feat. Calvin Harris
Wobble - V.I.C.
Word Up! - Cameo
You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne

ROCK / BLUES

Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
American Girl - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
Any Way You Want It - Journey
Baby, I Love Your Way - Peter Frampton
Black Velvet - Alanna Myles
Blue Jean Blues - ZZ Top
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Cold Shot - Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble
Criminal - Fiona Apple
Don’t Stop Believin’ - Journey
Drive - The Cars
Feelin’ Alright - Joe Cocker
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
High And Dry - Radiohead
Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar
Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - Marvin Gaye / James Taylor
I Want You To Want Me - Cheap Trick
In My Life - The Beatles
Interstate Love Song - Stone Temple Pilots
Is This Love - Bob Marley And The Wailers
Jessie’s Girl - Rick Springfield
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Just Like Heaven - The Cure
La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
La Grange - ZZ Top
Learn To Fly - Foo Fighters
Lenny - Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble
Life Is A Highway - Tom Cochran
Livin’ On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Love Shack - The B-52’s
Man In A Box - Alice In Chains
Oh! Darling - The Beatles
Oye Como Va - Santana
Peg - Steely Dan
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival / Ike And Tina Turner
Purple Rain - Prince And The Revolution
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Red House - Jimi Hendrix
Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
Rock And Roll - Led Zeppelin
Rocky Mountain Way - Joe Walsh
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
Sweet Emotion - Aerosmith
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Tequila - The Champs
The Sky Is Crying - Stevie Ray Vaughan
Tin Pan Alley - Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble
Tush - ZZ Top
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Valerie - Mark Ronson Feat. Amy Winehouse
Voodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix
Walkin’ On The Sun - Smash Mouth
What I Like About You - The Romantics
You Can Leave Your Hat On - Joe Cocker
You Really Got Me - The Kinks / Van Halen
Your Love - Outfield

COUNTRY

Better Than Beautiful - Joe Nichols
Bless The Broken Road - Rascal Flatts
Breathe - Faith Hill
Cowboy Casanova - Carrie Underwood
Crazy - Pat Green
Crazy - Patsy Cline / Willie Nelson
Does He Love You - Reba McIntyre
Don’t Forget To Remember Me - Carrie Underwood
Fastest Girl In Town - Miranda Lambert
Free - Zac Brown Band
God Gave Me You - Blake Shelton
Gunpowder And Lead - Miranda Lambert
Here For The Party - Gretchen Wilson
How Do I Live - Trisha Yearwood
I Can’t Do That Anymore - Faith Hill
I Hope You Dance - Lee Ann Womack
I Just Want To Dance With You - George Strait
I Loved Her First - Heartland
I Saw The Light - Wynonna Judd
It’s Your Love - Tim McGraw Feat. Faith Hill
Keep Me In Mind - Zac Brown Band
Man! I Feel Like a Woman! - Shania Twain
My Best Friend - Tim McGraw
My Little Girl - Tim McGraw
My Strongest Weakness - Wynonna Judd
My Wish - Rascal Flatts
Only You Can Love Me This Way - Little Big Town
Picture - Kid Rock Feat. Sheryl Crow
Piece Of My Heart - Faith Hill
Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy) - Big & Rich
She Is His Only Need - Wynonna Judd
She’s In Love With The Boy - Trisha Yearwood
Something To Talk About - Bonnie Raitt
The Song Remembers When - Trisha Yearwood
Walking After Midnight - Patsy Cline
Wave On Wave - Pat Green
When You Say Nothing At All - Alison Krauss
Why Haven’t I Heard From You - Reba McIntyre
You’re Still The One - Shania Twain
Yours And Mine - Kyle Park

JAZZ / STANDARDS / SWING

A Kiss To Build A Dream On - Louis Armstrong
A Wink And A Smile - Harry Connick, Jr.
Almost Like Being In Love - Frank Sinatra
Cheek To Cheek - Irving Berlin / Fred Astaire
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore - Duke Ellington
Fever - Little Willie John / Peggy Lee
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder
I Like To Lead When I Dance - Frank Sinatra
I Wish You Love - Frank Sinatra
In The Mood - Glenn Miller And His Orchestra
It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - Duke Ellington
It Had To Be You - Frank Sinatra
I’ve Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra
Jump, Jive An' Wail - Louis Prima
L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole
Love Is Here To Stay - Standard
Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
Misty - Johnny Mathis
Moon River - Henry Mancini / Andy Williams
Moondance - Van Morrison
Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller
More - Perry Como
My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Hart
Nature Boy - Nat King Cole
New York, New York - Frank Sinatra
Night And Day - Cole Porter
No Moon At All - Doris Day
Orange Colored Sky - Nat King Cole
Route 66 - Nat King Cole
Satin Doll - Duke Ellington / Billy Strayhorn
Since I Fell For You - Lenny Welch
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland
Stardust - Hoagy Carmichael
Summertime - George Gershwin
Take The “A” Train - Duke Ellington
Tennessee Waltz - Patti Page
The Best Is Yet To Come - Frank Sinatra
The Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim
The Nearness Of You - Glenn Miller And His Orchestra
The Very Thought Of You - Ray Noble
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
They Can’t Take That Away From Me - George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
(and many more...)

SMOOTH JAZZ / LIGHT ROCK

By Your Side - Sade
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
Chameleon - Herbie Hancock
Change The World - Eric Clapton
Close To You - The Carpenters
Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
Daughters - John Mayer
Days Like This - Van Morrison
Desperado - The Eagles
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Easy - The Commodores
Everything - Michael Bublé
Feel Like Makin’ Love - Roberta Flack
Forever Young - Rod Stewart
Georgy Porgy - Toto
Here And Now - Luther Vandross
Human Nature - Michael Jackson
I Can’t Make You Love Me - Bonnie Raitt
I Will - The Beatles
If Only For One Night - Luther Vandross
Into The Mystic - Van Morrison
(I've Had) The Time Of My Life - Bill Medley And Jennifer Warnes
Just The Two Of Us - Bill Withers
Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Low Down - Boz Scaggs
Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
Save The Last Dance - Michael Bublé
Smooth Operator - Sade
Sweet Love - Anita Baker
The Look Of Love - Diana Krall
The Sweetest Taboo - Sade
This Masquerade - George Benson
True Companion - Mark Cohn
What You Won’t Do For Love - Bobby Caldwell
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
You And I - Michael Bublé
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder
You’ve Got A Friend - James Taylor

BALLADS / SPECIAL DANCES

A Mother’s Song - T. Carter Music
At Last - Etta James
A Whole New World - Peabo Bryson And Regina Belle
Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion
Daddy's Little Girl - Elvis Presley
Days Like This - Van Morrison
Endless Love - Diana Ross And Lionel Richie
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison / Rod Stewart
Have A Little Faith In Me - John Hiatt
Here And Now - Luther Vandross
Hold On - Michael Bublé
HORA Dances - Jewish Traditional
I Only Have Eyes For You - The Flamingos
(I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight - Peter Cetera
I Want You To Be My Love - Over The Rhine
I Won’t Give Up - Jason Mraz
King Of The World - Point Of Grace
Landslide - Fleetwood Mac
Love Will Be Enough For Us - Dave Barnes
Lovesong - The Cure
Lucky - Jason Mraz And Colbie Calliat
My, My Love - Joshua Radin
No Kinda Dancer - Robert Earl Keen
Oh Tonight - Josh Abbott Band
One And Only - Adele
Only You Can Love Me This Way - Keith Urban
Out Loud - Dispatch
Que Sera, Sera - Doris Day
Save The Last Dance For Me - Michael Bublé
Sea Of Love - Cat Power
Smile - Uncle Kracker
Someone Like You - Van Morrison
Something So Right - Paul Simon
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland / Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
That's How Strong My Love Is - Otis Redding
The Story - Brandi Carlile
The Way I Am - Ingrid Michaelson
The Way We Were - Barbra Streisand
The Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler
Then - Brad Paisley
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
This Wedding Day - Jerry Jeff Walker
Through The Years - Kenny Rogers
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Top Of The World - The Carpenters
True Companion - Mark Cohn
Truly - Lionel Richie
We’ve Only Just Begun - The Carpenters
When I Fall In Love - Nat King Cole
You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban
Your Song - Elton John
You’ve Got A Friend - James Taylor

CEREMONY / CLASSICAL

List available upon request.