Michael Forbes “Explosion” Songlist (in categories)
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50's to 70's    
American Girl Tom Petty D
Bad Case of Loving You Robert Palmer E
Bang a Gong T Rex E
Birthday Beatles A
Black Magic Woman Santana Dm
Back Door Man Doors Am
Bitch Rolling Stones A
Born on a Bayou CCR E
Born To Be Wild Steppenwolf E
Brandy Looking Glass E
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison G
Brown Sugar Rolling Stones C
Careless Whisper Wham Dm
Can't You See Marshall Tucker D
C'est La Vie Chuck Berry C
China Grove Doobie Brothers E
Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen D
Dead Flowers Rolling Stones D
Domino Van Morrison A
Evil Ways Santana Gm
Get Down Tonight Wild Cherry E
Give Me Three Steps LLynyrd Skynyrd D
Gimme Some Lovin' Spencer Davis E
Going Up the Country Canned Heat Bb (capo on 8th fret play in D)
Green River CCR E
Honky Tonk Woman Rolling Stones G
I Melt with You Modern English C
Johnny B. Goode Chuck Berry A
Jumpin’ Jack Flash Rolling Stones B
Keep Your Hands to Yourself Georgia Satellite A
Kiss Prince A
Let’s Dance David Bowie Bb
Life in the Fast Lane Eagles E
Love Me Two Times Doors E
Low Down Boz Scaggs E
Low Rider War G
Mack the Knife Bobby Darin Bb (Start on Bb for 2x then up a semitone every verse.)
Magic Carpet Ride Steppenwolf G
Maneater Hall and Oats E
Mary Jane’s Last Dance Tom Petty Am
Margaritaville JimmyBuffet D
Miss You Rolling Stones Am
Money Pink Floyd Bm
Mony, Mony Tommy James F
My Old School Steely Dan G
Nights in White Satin Moody Blues Em
Old Time Rock 'N' Roll Bob Seger D
Oye Como Va Santana Am
Play That Funky Music/ Get Down Tonight Wild Cherry E
Roadhouse Blues Doors E
Rock n' Roll Led Zeppelin A
Rock Around The Clock/Jump, Jive, and Wail Bill Haley A
Rockin' Robin Bobby Day G
Route 66 Rolling Stones A
Run Around Sue Dion C
Running Down a Dream Tom Petty E
Satisfaction Rolling Stones E
Secret Agent Man Johnny Rivers Em
Stairway to Heaven Led Zeppelin Am
Suffrajette City David Bowie A
Surfin' U.S.A. Beach Boys E
Susie Q CCR E
Suspicious Minds Elvis G
Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond C
Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd D
Take It Easy Eagles G
Taking Care of Business Bachman Turner Overdrive C
The Letter Joe Cocker Am
The One You Love Glen Frey C
The Story in Your Eyes Moody Blues Am
Time Pink Floyd F#m
Treat Her Right Roy Head G
Twist and Shout Beatles C
Unchain My Heart Joe Cocker Am
Vehicle Ides of March Ebm
Wild Night Van Morrison G
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd G
Woodstock Crosby, Stills and Nash G
Wooly Bully Sam the Sham G
Won't Back Down Tom Petty G
Young Americans David Bowie C
Ziggy Stardust David Bowie G
Rhythm n’ Blues    
Dancing in the Street Mick Jagger

B bridge D# G#m C# F#

(in C bridge E Am D G)

Hold On I'm Coming Sam & Dave C
I Feel Good Wilson Pickett C
Knock On Wood Blues Brothers E
Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett C
Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett E
My Girl Temptations G
Shot Gun Jr. Walker & the All Stars E
Soul Man Blues Bothers E
Super Freak Rick James E
What Does It Take Jr. Walker & the All Stars (Gm FMAJ7 and C on bar 8)
Addicted to Love Robert Palmer A
All Summer Long Kid Rock D
Baker Street Jerry Rafferty D
Boys of Summer Don Henley Bm
Brick House Commodores A
Don't Change INXS A
Don't You Forget About Me Simple Minds E
Down Under Men at Work Bm
Heart of Rock n Roll Huey Lewis C
I Melt with You Modern English


I Ran Flock of Seagulls


Jenny, Jenny (867-5309) Tommy Twotone F#m
Just Like Heaven The Cure A
Let’s Dance David Bowie Bb
Maneater Hall and Oats E
Modern Love David Bowie C
Money For Nothing Dire Straits Dm
Pink Cadillac/Pink Panther/Peter Gunn Bruce Springsteen E
Rebel Yell Billy Idol Bm
Rock This Town Stray Cats D
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Clash D
Want a New Drug Huey Lewis A
What I Got Sublime C
What I Like About You Romantics E
What You Need INXS F#
White Wedding Billy Idol Bm
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd Em
Who Can It Be? Men at Work E
Young Americans David Bowie C
You Can Leave Your Hat On Joe Cocker C
90’s & 2000’s    
Living La Vida Loca Ricky Martin Cm
Kryptonite 3 Doors Down Bm
Low Down Boz Scaggs Em
Sex on Fire Kings of Leon E
Smooth Santana Am
The Middle Jimmy Eat World D
Uptown Funk Bruno Mars Dm
Saxophone Instrumentals    
Europa Gato Barbieri (Hold Gm for intro then Cm7 / F7 / BbMAJ7 /EbMAJ7 / Gm /
Lily Was Here Candy Dufler Em
Peter Gunn Theme Henry Mancini Em
Pick Up the Pieces Average White Band Fm
Pink Panther Henry Mancini Em
Tequila Champs / F Eb / for 16 bars then / Abdim F / 3X then GGGGGGC
Flute Instrumentals    
Bourree Jethro Tull Dm
Guitar Instrumentals    
Walk Don't Run Surfin’ Sufaris Am
Wipeout Surfin’ Sufaris C
Jethro Tull Tribute Set List    
Aqualung Jethro Tull Gm
Bungle in the Jungle Jethro Tull Bm
Living in the Past Jethro Tull Cm
Locomotive Breath Jethro Tull Em
Teacher Jethro Tull A