Brenda and Ellis

Brenda and Ellis

BandR&BRock

If you want to see Brenda & Ellis in action, go to youtube.com and search for Brenda & Ellis. This is a live performance of one of our songs, "Somebody Else's Blues" at Worldfest 2007 in Little Rock, AR, coinciding with the 50th Anniversary of the Little Rock Central High integration crisis.

Biography

The group Brenda & Ellis began in Little Rock in 1999, when they were the winners of the Arkansas
Times Musicians Showcase. Since then, they have performed in 40 U.S. states, as well as touring Europe and the Caribbean.

Brenda & Ellis have performed at over 150 wedding receptions, over 300 private events and numerous nightclubs.

Brenda & Ellis are actively engaged in songwriting, are both members of ASCAP, and have their own publishing company, Breli, and record company,
Natasha Records. In 2006, Brenda & Ellis were the first Runner Up in the Best Local Band category in the Arkansas Times Best of Arkansas issue.

Discography

Brenda & Ellis' first CD was “Down by the River”, released in February 2000.
Their second CD, "We Done Paid Our Dues", was released at Riverfest 2004,
and re-released with new packaging in 2007.
The Brenda & Ellis Christmas CD, "Light Up Our Christmas Tree" was released in November, 2007.
A fourth CD is due out in 2008.

Set List

A MAN AIN’T A MAN - Louis Jordan
AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG - The Temptations
AIN’T NOBODY HERE BUT US CHICKENS - Louis Jordan
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL - Ray Charles version
ANGEL FLYING TOO CLOSE TO THE GROUND - Willie Nelson
ANGEL FROM MONTGOMERY - Bonnie Raitt
AT LAST - Etta James
BABY, I’M YOURS -Barbara Lewis
BEAST OF BURDEN - The Rolling Stones
BECAUSE YOU LOVED ME - Celine Dion
BEST OF ME - Delbert McClinton
BLUEBERRY HILL - Fats Domino
BLUE SUEDE SHOES - Carl Perkins
BRAZIL - Aracy Cortes/Frank Sinatra
BROWN EYED GIRL - Van Morrison
CELEBRATION - Kool & the Gang
COME AWAY WITH ME - Nora Jones
COME RAIN OR COME SHINE - Eric Clapton & B.B. King
CRAZY - Patsy Cline
CRAZY LOVE - Van M