King Comets

King Comets

BandRockAmericana

ROCKING JUMP SWING...the offspring of 40's swing, 50's jump swing, early Rockabilly and Rock & Roll by way of dirty R&B.

Biography

Within months of their premiere performance, the KING COMETS were recognized as one of the most highly praised, sought-after, and exciting bands in Wisconsin. Now, five years later, their versatility, musicianship, and wide-range repertoire have:

Won them 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 nominations in the swing band category of the prestigious WAMI Awards Shows;

Resulted in the best-selling debut compact disc 'Gonna My Baby', with website hits that brought in orders from all over the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and Japan;

The KING COMETS have propelled every size and every age crowd into an evening of high-energy dancing and musical joy. They bring back to life the on-fire roots of rock n roll, rock-a-billy, and jump-blues classics of the 1940s and 1950s -- at the same time providing thousands of jubilant fans the chance to once again cut loose and really dance together.

Discography

CD: 'Gonna My Baby' 14 original songs, 2002.
CD: 'Pull The String' 14 songs, 2007.
Streaming tunes available on our website, CD Baby and many many other locations.

Set List

Alphabetical sample of cover songs in addition to originals performed live:

Bad Boy, Beatles
Beyond The Sea, Bobby Darin
Birth of the Boogie, Bill Haley & his Comets
Blue Christmas, Elvis Presley
Bow-Legged Woman, Bull Moose Jackson & his Buffalo Bearcats
Break-Up, Jerry Lee Lewis
Caldonia, Louis Jordan
Chickens, Louis Jordan
Choo Choo Ch'boogie, Louis Jordan
C'mon Everybody, Eddie Cochran
Devil With The Blue Dress/Good Golly Miss Molly, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
Don¡¦t Leave Me Now, Elvis Presley
Don't You Just Know It, Huey ¡§Piano¡¨ Smith and the Clowns
Down Boy Down, Wynonie Harris
Eager Beaver Baby, Johnny Burnette & Rock ¡¥n Roll Trio
Early in the Morning, Louis Jordan
Everybody's Moving, Glen Glenn
Fever, Peggy Lee
Five Months, Two Weeks, Two Days, Louis Prima
Fly Me To The Moon, Frank Sinatra
Folsom Prison Blues, Johnny Cash
Further On Up The Road, Eric Clapton/Bobby Bland
Get Rhythm, Johnny Cash
Girl Can't Help It, Little