Motor City Sounds
Location: Melbourne, Geelong
Country: Australia

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MOTOR CITY SOUNDS is a 10-piece band that plays Motown and Soul music. The band performs songs from artists such as Stevie Wonder, Jackson 5, The Supremes, Martha & The Vandellas, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye & James Brown. Not just another cover band, "Motor City Sounds" recreates the sound and atmosphere of Motown and Soul music from the 60s and 70s. A funky rhythm section, smooth harmonies and a their super-cool horns will keep you dancing all night.

Each band member brings a wealth of experience in the music industry, including a top 20 finalist from “X-factor”, a former member of “The John Butler Trio”, a “Don Lane Show” band member, and regular performances with some of Australia’s top musicians, including Neil Murray and Brett Garsed (John Farnham band).

MOTOR CITY SOUNDS are available to perform a purely Motown tribute or a full night of Soul hits from all your favourite artists.


100% Motown Tribute List:

ABC                                                            Jackson 5

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough                 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing              Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg                             Temptations

Baby Love                                                   The Supremes

Dancing In The Street                                Martha & The Vandellas

Do You Love Me                                        The Contours

For Once In My Life                                  Stevie Wonder

Get Ready                                                Temptations

Heat Wave                                                Martha & The Vandellas

I Can’t Get Next To You                            Temptations

I Can’t Help Myself                                    Four Tops

I Heard It Through The Grapevine             Gladys Knight & The Pips

I Want You Back                                       Jackson 5

I’ll Be There                                               Jackson 5

It Takes Two                                              Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston

It’s A Shame                                              Detroit Spinners

It’s The Same Old Song                            The Four Tops

Leaving Here                                             Eddie Holland

My Girl                                                      Temptations

My Guy                                                      Mary Wells

Nowhere To Run                                       Martha & The Vandellas

Reach Out, I’ll Be There                            The Four Tops

River Deep, Mountain High                       The Supremes & Four Tops

Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours        Stevie Wonder

Stop! In The Name Of Love                        Supremes

Superstition                                                Stevie Wonder

The Love You Save                                   Jackson 5

Twenty-Five Miles                                      Edwin Starr

Uptight                                                       Stevie Wonder

What’s Going On?                                      Marvin Gaye

Who’s Lovin’ You                                       Miracles/Jackson 5

You Can’t Hurry Love                                 Supremes

You Keep Me Hangin’ On                          Supremes

You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me               The Miracles



Non-Motown songs:

Blame It On The Boogie                             The Jacksons

Can You Feel It                                           The Jacksons

Chain Of Fools                                            Aretha Franklin

Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough                 Michael Jackson

Gimme Some Lovin’                                   Spencer Davis Group

Hard To Handle                                          Otis Redding

Hold On, I’m Comin’                                   Sam & Dave

I Got You (I Feel Good)                              James Brown

In The Midnight Hour                                  Wilson Pickett

It’s Your Thing                                             The Isley Brothers

Knock On Wood                                          Eddie Floyd

Land Of A Thousand Dances                     Wilson Pickett

Mr. Big Stuff                                                Jean Knight

Mustang Sally                                             Wilson Pickett

Proud Mary                                                 Ike & Tina Turner

Rescue Me                                                 Fontella Bass

Respect                                                      Aretha Franklin

Rock Steady                                               Aretha Franklin

Rock With You                                           Michael Jackson

Son Of A Preacher Man                             Dusty Springfield

Soul Man                                                   Sam & Dave

Since You’ve Been Gone                          Aretha Franklin

Think                                                         Aretha Franklin

Working Day and Night                             Michael Jackson

What A Man                                               Linda Lyndell

Your Love Keeps Lifting Me                       Jackie Wilson

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