The Way-Back Machine

The Way-Back Machine

 Darien, Connecticut, USA

The Way-Back Machine faithfully recreates the music of the 60's to the 90's, from The Beatles to Iron Butterfly, Bad Company to Elvis Costello. One comment we hear a lot, "Wow, I forgot about that song. That's so cool".


What sets The Way-Back Machine apart from other cover bands? The sound is real 60's & 70's. Many of their songs contain the three part harmony that made the 60's sound. The 12 - String Rickenbacker electric guitar really brings out that sound too. And they look the part. From their button down shirts and thin ties, to their Beatle boots. And the crowds love it all. They can play up tempo for faster dancing (it's great to see some of the crowd doing the original 60's dances), as well as easier tunes for slow dancing. Whatever the mood of the crowd.

Musical talent runs deep in this band. The members have been playing live since the 60's and 70's. They played with multiple local bands over the years, opened for acts like The Troggs, Gary U.S. Bonds and Leslie West, and even played with the likes of Eddie Money. Most recently they've opened for Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, and Eric Burdon and The Animals. Where ever they play, standing ovations and calls for an encore are the norm.

So where do these guys prefer to play? They are equally at home in a small club or on a big stage, at a corporate event or a public show. Wherever they go, the stares of amazement at the set list is what they live for. Well, that and playing some of the best music ever written.


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Set List

Typically the sets last about an hour, depending on the needs of the venue. A typical set may have songs like:

Devil With The Blue Dress - Mitch Rider
Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers
Gloria - Them
Draggin' The Line - Tommy James and the Shondels
Tales Of Brave Ulysses - Cream
A Hard Days Night - The Beatles
Last Time - Rolling Stones
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Kicks - Paul Revere and the Raiders
Love Potion #9 - The Searchers
Dirty Water - The Standells
Statesboro Blues - The Allman Brothers Band
It's My Life - The Animals
Tobacco Road - The Nashville Teens
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly
Oh, Pretty Woman - Gary Moore
Let It Rain - Eric Clapton

This is just a sample. The Way-Back Machine does everything from Pop to Motown, Blues to Surf music.