Bobby Benton (The Swinging Sixties) - Solo/Duo/Trio/Band/Show Band

  • 60s Cover Band in Sydney, NSW

  • Travels Statewide
  • From $400 to $5,000
  • Available on Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Bobby Benton is the founder and frontman of The Swinging Sixties - Sydney's favourite 60s' band. Recreating the sounds, fun and excitement of music's greatest decade, The Swinging Sixties have been entertaining audiences in and around Sydney since 1987. As well as the band format, Bobby also performs as a solo or acoustic duo/trio with an additional guitar/vocalist and/or drummer/percussionist/vocalist. The set list for the solo/duo/trio formats covers classic songs from as early as the 50s' through to the 90s with popular classic numbers, guaranteeing that any baby boomer audience will be thoroughly entertained!!

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Expect a high level of musicianship and punchy polished professional performance from a musician that has been entertaining audiences for over 4 decades. Performing as a solo act through to fronting a show band, Bobby’s strength lies in crowd interaction, and in reading his audience, selecting the most appropriate songs as the show progresses, thus ensuring that any and every audience has maximum fun and a great time!

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Bobby supplies his own high-end sound and light production. A stage or elevated area to perform on is preferable but not essential. Basically, a minimum of at least 2 square meters per performer is required. Access to both power and to the venue at least 2 hours prior to the start time (or before guests arrive if preferred) are the only other requirements.


Sample Solo/Duo/Trio

Handle With Care - The Traveling Wilburys
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
Lola - The Kinks
Alone With You - The Sunnyboys
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Saltwater - Julian Lennon
Are You Old Enough - Dragon
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Wild World - Cat Stevens
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
Under The Boardwalk - The Rolling Stones
All I Have to Do Is Dream - Everly Brothers
Norwegian Wood - The Beatles
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
No Secrets - The Angels
With A Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
There's A Kind Of Hush - Herman's Hermits
I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
Let It Be - The Beatles
Losing My Religion - REM
Ferry Cross The Mersey - Gerry & The Pacemakers
Penny Lane - The Beatles
Suspicious Minds - Elvis
Heart Full Of Soul - The Yardbirds
Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann
These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
Reckless - Australian Crawl
She's So Fine - The Easybeats
New York Mining Disaster 1941 - The Bee Gees
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - B.J. Thomas
When I'm Sixty-Four - The Beatles
Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime - The Corgies
Living Doll - Cliff Richard
Summer Holiday - Cliff Richard
Dedicated Follower Of Fashion - The Kinks
Yesterday - The Beatles
Dream Lover - Bobby Darin
Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
I'm Not In Love - 10cc
Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits
Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
The Ballad Of Gilligan’s Island - The Wellingtons
A World Without Love - Peter & Gordon
Live It Up - Mental As Anything
Always On My Mind - Elvis
Love Is All Around - The Troggs
When You Walk In The Room - The Searchers
Mr Tambourine Man - The Byrds
Baby, I Love Your Way - Peter Frampton
Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
Fall At Your Feet - Crowded House
Those Were The Days - Mark Hopkin
Stand By Me - Ben E King
From Me To You - The Beatles
Photograph - Ringo Starr
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Knockin' on Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
If Not For You - George Harrison
Can't Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Leaving On A Jet Plane - Peter, Paul & Mary
Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones
Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash
Blackbird - The Beatles
April Sun In Cuba - Dragon
A Well Respected Man - The Kinks
Return To Sender - Elvis

Sample Swinging Sixties Band Set:

A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
From Me To You - The Beatles
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Rock And Roll Music - The Beatles
Matchbox - The Beatles
Please Please Me - The Beatles
She Loves You - The Beatles
Slow Down - The Beatles
Any Time At All - The Beatles
Matchbox - The Beatles
With A Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
Around And Around - The Rolling Stones
Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones
Route 66 - The Rolling Stones
Under The Boardwalk - The Rolling Stones

All Day And All The Night - The Kinks
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks

Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Monkees' Theme- The Monkees

There's A Kind Of Hush - Herman's Hermits
Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits

Glad All Over - The Dave Clarke Five
Can't You See That She's Mine - The Dave Clarke Five

With A Girl Like You - The TroggsWhen You Walk In The Room - The Searchers
Love Potion Number 9 - The Searchers

Love Is All Around - The Troggs
With A Girl Like You - The Troggs

He's A Rebel - The Crystals
Da Doo Ron Ron - The Crystals
The He Kissed Me - The Crystals

Apache - The Shadows
The Rise And Fall Of Flingel Bunt - The Shadows

Time Is Tight - Booker T And The MG's
Green Onions - Booker T And The MG's

Dream A Little Dream Of Me - The Mamas & Papas
I Like It - Gerry and the Pacemakers
Downtown - Petula Clark
The End Of The World - Skeeter Davis
To Sir With Love - Lulu
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - Cilla Black
New York Mining Disaster 1941 - The Bee Gees
I Only Want To Be With You - Dusty Springfield
The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss) - Betty Everette
Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
Mr Tambourine Man - The Byrds
Heart Full Of Soul - The Yardbirds
Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann
These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
It's My Party - Lesley Gore
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
The Beat Goes On - Sonny & Cher
California Sun - The Rivieras
She's So Fine - The Easybeats
Baby Come Back - The Equals
Louie Louie - The Kingsmen
Venus - Shocking Blue
Be My Baby - The Ronettes
Wipe Out - The Surfaris
Gloria - Them


Bobby Benton Solo - 50s' through to 90s' set list (Acoustic Guitar/Vocals)
Bobby Benton Duo - 50s' through to 90s' set list (Acoustic Guitar/Vocals) plus either Acoustic Guitar/Vocals or Drummer/Percussionist/Vocals
Bobby Benton Trio - 50s' through to 90s' set list (Acoustic Guitar/Vocals) plus either Acoustic Guitar/Vocals and/or Drummer/Percussionist/Vocals
The Swinging Sixties Band - 60s' 5 piece with Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Drummer, 2x Male & Female Vocals
The Swinging Sixties Show - 60s' show band with above lineup plus 2x authentic choreographed Go Go Dancers


Bobby has an A.B.N, and he and all the musicians that he works with have Public Liability insurance.