Bill Derry Music offers two distinct styles of music to choose from… Jimmy Buffett/Zac Brown style or high energy classic rock and blues for dance or show.  Bill can perform all covers, all original music or a mix of both.  Additionally, Bill Derry can be booked as a solo or as a band.

Cover Song Examples

Uptown Funk:  Bruno Mars

Shut Up and Dance With Me: Walk The Moon

Chicken Fried:  Zac Brown Band

Wagonwheel: Old Crow Medicine Show

Five Days In May:  Blue Rodeo

Folsom Prison Blues:  Johnny Cash

Home:  Philip Phillips

Wake Me Up:  Avicii

Rude:  Magic!

Make It Rain:  Ed Sheeran

Take Me to Church:  Hozier

Bubble Toes: Jack Johnson

Pretty Woman:  Roy Orbison

Is This Love,  Stir It Up: Bob Marley

Daughters: John Mayer

Mr. Jones:  Counting Crows

Margarita Ville, Cheeseburger In Paradise:  Jimmy Buffet

Proud Mary,  Bad Moon Risin:   Creedance Clearwater Revival

Girl From Ipanema:  Jobim

She’s No Lady, She’s My Wife:  Lyle Lovett

Ain’t No Sunshine:  Bill Withers

I Saw Her Standing There, Birthday Song:  Beatles

You Send Me:  Sam Cooke

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
Smokin Gun:  Robert Cray

Blues As Blues Can Get:  Delbert McClinton

Do You Wanna Dance: Beachboys

Dancing In The Moonlight:  King Harvest

Come And Get Your Love: Redbone

Sweet Caroline:  Neil Diamond

It’s Five O’clock Somewhere:  Alan Jackson

Beautiful Wreck:  Shawn Mullins

Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues:  Danny O’Keefe

Everybody’s Talkin At Me: Fred Neil

Big Black Horse In A Cherry Tree:  K. T. Tunstall

Brown Eyed GirlTupelo Honey,  Moondance
Van Morrison

Mr. Jones: Counting Crows

Love Me Two Times:  The Doors

For What It’s Worth:  Buffalo Springfield

Hard To Handle, Dock of the Bay:  Otis Redding

Drift Away:  Dobey Gray/ Uncle Kracker

Feelin Alright:   Joe Cocker

Follow Me:   Uncle Kracker

Johnny Be Good:  Chuck Berry

On Broadway, This Masquerade, Breezin:
George Benson

Like a Rolling Stone:  Bob Dylan

Mustang Sally, Midnight Hour:  Wilson Pickett

Red House:  Jimi Hendrix

She’s Not There:  Zombies

Pride and Joy, The House Is A Rockin:  Stevie Ray Vaughn

Black Magic Woman, Smooth:  Santana

Born to Run:  Bruce Springstein

Old Time R and R:  Bob Seger

House of the Rising Sun: Animals

Tush, Sharp Dressed Man: ZZ Top

Born to Be Wild:   Steppenwolf


  • Ride
  • Island Boy
  • Wait
  • Tessa’s Song
  • I Love the Summer Time
  • Almost There
  • Never Doubt That I Love You
  • It’s Gonna Be Alright
  • Friday Afternoon
  • Better Get Some Help
  • Six Weeks
  • I’m So Over Her
  • Good Girl with a Bad Record
  • Why I Left
  • She’s Always There
  • Barb’s Song
  • This Old Dog


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