What happens when two great friends share a love of Soul and Motown music and a passion for performing?

Sam Tanner and Craig Alexander became best friends almost instantly, after a chance meeting in a Bournemouth recording studio. While working on vocals for a track they discussed a track list, and after one rehearsal their relentless schedule began. In their first two years together, they accomplished an astounding 400 shows.

The acoustic duo have been going strong ever since 2004, performing their favorite Soul and Motown songs for anyone who would listen, wowing audiences all over Europe with their mix of old and new classics.

Their eclectic set list, including a superb “Beat box” medley (a mash up of classic club tunes), has become legendary in itself. With a remarkable connection and razor-sharp wit they are often mistaken as brothers… people love ‘em, and they love performing together.

Whether at a corporate event, wedding, bar or club, their truly organic acoustic show makes people feel good. If you want a night to remember and party your guests will never forget, book Sam & Craig, and do it today to avoid disappointment.

A standard booking includes:

  • 2 hours of premium live music (split in to 2 x 60min or 3 x 40min sets)
  • PA & stage lighting
  • background music (via ipod/laptop) between live sets
  • PAT tested equipment and public liability insurance

Craig Alexander is based in Hampshire and Sam is based in London. They are available for bookings throughout the UK, including in London, Surrey, Sussex, Dorset and Kent. Connect with Sam & Craig via Facebook, Twitter or MySpace and stay updated!

Sam & Craig’s Songbook

The Sam & Craig songbook contains in excess of 300 songs (download it here). Here is a small selection of what to expect during their eclectic live set:

Stevie Wonder
– Superstition
– Master Blaster
– Mistra Know It All
– Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Sam Cooke
– Wonderful World
– Bring It On Home
– Twistin’ The Night Away

Van Morrison
– Moondance
– Brown Eyed Girl
– Bright Side Of The Road

Al Green
– Let’s Stay Together
– Take Me To The River

Four Tops
– Sugar Pie Honey Bunch
– Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever

Bee Gees
– To Love Somebody
– I’ve Just Gotta Get A Message To You

Crowded House
– It’s Only Natural
– Weather With You

Simon and Garfunkel
– Mrs Robinson
– Keep The Customer Satisfied

– Dakota

Amy Winehouse
– Valerie

Jackie Wilson
– Higher and Higher

Billy Ocean
– Love Really Hurts Without You

– Englishman In New York

Joni Mitchell
– Big Yellow Taxi

Stephen Stills
– Love The One Your With

Stealers Wheel
– Stuck In The Middle

Johnny Cash
– Falsom Prison Blues

Eddy Grant
– I Don’t Wanna Dance

Damien Rice
– Cannonball

– The Importance Of Being Idle

Finley Quaye
– Your Love Gets Sweeter

The Rolling Stones
– Brown Sugar

Ray Lagmontagne
– Trouble
– Jolene

Creedence Clearwater Revival
– Proud Mary
– Bad Moon Rising
– Lookin’ Out My Back Door

Marvin Gaye
– Let’s Get It On
– What’s Goin’ On
– Heard It Through The Grapevine
– How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You

Bob Marley
– Wait In Vain
– Three Little Birds
– Could You Be Loved

The Beatles
– Lady Madonna
– Come Together
– Can’t Buy Me Love

Smokey Robinson
– Tears Of A Clown
– The Tracks Of My Tears

Isley Brothers
– It’s Yr Thing
– This Old Heart Of Mine

Elton John
– Your Song
– Crocodile Rock

Cat Stevens
– Wild World
– The First Cut Is The Deepest

Ed Sherran
– A-Team
– Lego House

Kings Of Leon
– Sex On Fire

Scissor Sisters
– Take Your Mama

Otis Redding
– Dock Of The Bay

The Real Thing
– You To Me Are Everything

George Michael
– Faith

Tracy Chapman
– Fast Car

– Take It Easy

Mungo Jerry
– In The Summertime

Dave Edmunds
– I Hear You Knockin’

Dolly Parton
– 9 To 5

David Grey
– Babylon

Paul Weller
– Broken Stones

Lynard Skynard
– Sweet Home Alabama

James Brown
– Sex Machine

Amos Lee
– Truth
– Supply And Demand

Rod Stewart
– Oh La La
– Maggie May
– All Over Now
– Handbags And Gladrags

Ray Charles
– Mess Around
– What I’d Say
– I Got A Woman
– Hit The Road Jack

Bill Withers
– Use Me
– Lean On Me
– Ain’t No Sunshine

– Hound Dog
– Burning Love
– Blue Suede Shoes

Wilson Picket
– 6345-789
– Midnight Hour

Ben E. King/The Drifters
– Stand By Me
– Under The Boardwalk

Bob Dylan
– The Mighty Quinn
– I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight

Chuck Berry
– C’est La Vie
– No Particular Place To Go

The Killers
– Mr. Brightside
– All These Things I’ve Done

Snow Patrol
– Chasing Cars

The Lumineers
– Hey Ho

Doobie Gray
– Drift Away

The Commodores
– Easy

– Kiss

Del Amitri
– Always The Last To Know

Steve Miller Band
– The Joker

Kenny Loggins
– Footloose

The Monkees
– I’m A Believer

Bobby McFerrin
– Don’t Worry Be Happy

– Everything i Own

The Pretenders
– Don’t Get Me Wrong

Hall & Oats
– You Make My Dreams Come True

KT Tunstal
– Black Horse & A Cherry Tree

The S&C Beatbox Medley
* No Diggity – Blackstreet
* California – 2Pac
* Gold Digger – Kanye West
* Upside Down – Diana Ross
* Slim Shady – Eminem
* Milkshake – Kelis
* Rock DJ – Robbie Williams
* Crazy In Love – Beyonce

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