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The third week of September, 1978, was marked the beginning of an era, the formation of THE FANTASTIC SHAKERS, known as the “South’s Finest Show Band.” Since the inception of the band, the have performed over 6,000 engagements including over 400 wedding receptions, 700 conventions, and clubs too numerous to mention.  The band’s summer home and their hit single “Myrtle Beach Days” catapulted The Shakers to the top of the Carolinas musical groups.

This combination of experience and longevity has allowed THE FANTASTIC SHAKERS to possess a level of versatility few other groups can match. With five lead vocalists and up to three horns, they can perform almost any style of music from up-tempo dance and rock to the smooth easy listening for the more subdued occasions.  The music is GREAT but what sets THE FANTASTIC SHAKERS apart is the personality of the group.  From start to finish every performance becomes a PARTY!  The fun starts at the first note and doesn’t stop until the last.  A performance by THE FANTASTIC SHAKERS is not just a party, it is an EVENT!

Special attention is given to appearance, with over $80,000 spent on custom-made wardrobing. Tuxedos are always available for the formal occasion.  This Shakers’ carry a state of the art JBL P.A. that is powered by over 16,000 watts of QSC amplifiers. The lighting system features 16,000 watts of power controlled by NEL multiplex controllers. An ultraquartz spotlight is used to highlight the floorshow. This flexibility allows them to accommodate any size event from a small reception to a large outdoor event.

So, you say “what makes The Shakers different?” Personality! Fun! Charisma! From start to finish, an engagement with THE FANTASTIC SHAKERS is one big party. Don’t misunderstand, the music is great, but The Shakers are here for you to have a good time. The boys will keep you entertained from start to finish.

Fantastic Shakers Greatest Hits

Myrtle Beach Days
Shakin’ the Shack
I Ain’t Givin’ Up Nothing
I Need You
Jitterbug Boogie
Where Do I Go
My Babe
Little Red Book
Shake That Thing
Penny Lover
Walk w/Me, Talk w/Me
Nobody But You
Walk Away from Love
Hot Nights
When Something is Wrong w/My Baby
Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Any More
Big Boss Man
Little Red Book

Beach, Motown & Oldies

Chairmen Of The Board – Carolina Girls
Chairmen Of The Board – Down At The Beach Club
Chubby Checker – Let’s Twist Again
Chubby Checker – Twist
Chuck Berry – Johnny Be Goode
Cornelius Brothers And Sister Rose – Too Late To Turn Back Now
Jr. Walker And The All Stars – Shot Gun
O.C. Smith – Brenda
Otis Day And The Nights – Shout
Temptations Medley – Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
Temptations Medley – Beauty’s Only Skin Deep
Temptations Medley – Get Ready
Temptations Medley – The Way You Do The Things You Do
The Catalinas – Summertime’s Calling Me
The Drifters – Under The Boardwalk
The Futures – Part Time Party Time Man
The Impressions – Something Said Love
The Isley Brothers – Twist And Shout
The Platters – Washed Ashore
The Platters – With This Ring
The Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody
The Righteous Brothers – You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling
The Temptations – My Girl
The Temptations – Treat Her Like A Lady
The Showmen – 39-21-40 Shape
The Tams – I’ve Been Hurt/What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am
The Trammps – Hold Back The Night
The Tymes – Miss Grace
Wilson Pickett – Midnight Hour

R&B, Funk, and Disco
Earth,Wind & Fire – September
Gap Band Medley – Burn Rubber
Gap Band Medley – Early In The Morning
Gap Band Medley – You Dropped A Bomb On Me
Kool And The Gang – Celebrate
Lamonte Dozier – Cool Me Out
Lou Rawls – Talk To Me
Natalie Cole – Pink Cadillac
Percy Sledge – When A Man Loves A Woman
Spiral Staircase – More Today Than Yesterday

Contemporary and Dance
Buster Poindexter – Hot, Hot, Hot
Franki Valli – Oh What A Night
Gloria Estefan – Everlasting Love
Love Committee – Cheaters Never Win
Marcia Griffith – Electric Slide
Prince – 1999

Country and Bluegrass
Brooks And Dunn – Boot Scoot Boogie
Little Texas – God Blessed Texas
Travis Tritt – T-R-O-U-B-L-E

Rocky Top

Classic Rock
Billy Joel – Brandy
Billy Joel – In The Middle Of The Night
Billy Joel – Looking Glass
Billy Ward And The Dominoes – Sixty Minute Man
Bob Seger – Old Time Rock And Roll
Doobie Brothers – Long Train Runnin’
Eagles – I Can’t Tell You Why
Elvin Bishop – Fooled Around And Fell In Love
Elvis Presley – Return To Sender
Escape Club – Wild, Wild West
Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is
Gary Bass – Soothe Me
Grand Funk Railroad – Some Kind Of Wonderful
Grand Funk Railroad – Statue Of A Fool
Jimmy Buffet – Margaritaville
Michael Bolton – Love Is A Wonderful Thing
Orleans – Still The One
Paul Simon – Late In The Evening
Robert Cray – I Guess I Showed Her
Rod Stewart – Havin’ A Party
Rod Stewart – The Motown Song
Sanford/Townsend Band – Smoke Of A Distant Fire
The Beatles – I Saw Her Standing There
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison – Domino
Van Morrison – Wild Nights

Retro 70’s
The Bee Gees – Happy Ever After

Specialty Songs
Carl Wilson – What You Do To Me

Floor Show – Blues Brothers
Floor Show – Devil Went Down To Georgia
Floor Show – Elvis Presley
Floor Show – Elvis Presley
Floor Show – Energizer Bunny
Floor Show – Frankie Valli 50’s Skit
Floor Show – Garth Brooks/Hank Williams Jr.Country Skit
Floor Show – Green Monster From Little Shop Of Horrors
Floor Show – Michael Jackson
Floor Show – Monster Mash Routine
Floor Show – The Reverend

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