Eddie Butts Band
One of the Best Top 40 Dance Bands in the Midwest. You cannot miss with this group! The Eddie Band is a favorite for galas, corporate and private parties plus weddings in the Chicagoland area.
The Eddie Butts Band
Simply amazing Dance Band
History on Eddie –
* Has been singing and playing drums since age 6.
* Started formal professional music career at 13.
* Played with several bands throughout Florida
* Formed his first band, The New Breed in 1966
* Played with Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers.
* Played with Robert Popwell of the Jazz Crusaders.
The Eddie Butts Band moved to the Midwest in 1974. Has toured extensively throughout the Midwest, and in cities from Nevada to New York, North Dakota to Florida.
Has opened for Chaka Kahn, Peabo Bryson, Phyllis Hyman, Buddy Hackett, Jackie Mason, Neville Brothers, Spyro Gyra, SOS Band, Santana, Tom Jones, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Tower of Power, Jeff Lorber, and Ray, Goodman and Brown, and many others.
Has played Summerfest each year for over 15 years.
Was the chosen band to back Bo Didley in a summer outdoor concert.
Featured performer at a benefit concert for the performing arts center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Featured performer on the LP ? Dick Clark in Concert at the Embassy.
Featured performer on a recording to raise money for the homeless in Milwaukee.
Featured performer and participant in Milwaukee Guarantee, a city-wide campaign to motivate students to attend college.
Featured artists in an award-winning video narrated by Doc Severinson promoting the performing arts in Milwaukee.
Has been a consistently top draw at Rainbow Summer for over 15 years.
Participant in Generations in Jazz, a yearly concert that features grade-, middle-, and high-school students performing with professional musicians.
Has played the Wisconsin State Fair each year for over 15 years.
Has won numerous Wisconsin Area Music Awards (WAMI) including: Best Adult Contemporary Artist, Beat R&B Artist, Best Pop Artist, Best Blues Artist, Best Percussionist.
Has played fund raisers for MACC Fund, The Urban League, Vince Lombardi Golf Outing, The Milwaukee Cancer Ball, Wisconsin Olympic Ice Rink Foundation, Uecker's Ride for the Arts, Variety Club Children's Charities, Diabetes Association, The Milwaukee Museum, The Milwaukee Ballet, The Milwaukee Symphony, Ko Thi Dance Company, and many more
Was the featured singer in a television campaign to promote Wisconsin tourism.
Featured singer in television campaign to promote the Wisconsin lottery.
Drummer in television commercial to promote Mayfair Mall.
Featured singer in a television campaign to promote the city of Rockford, Illinois.
Singer in the American Family Insurance television and radio commercial.
Singer in television commercial for Pinas Country Bread Chips.
Singer in television commercial for Green Bay jewelry store.
Singer in television and radio commercial for Fred Jones Pontiac.
Recently released CD Let's Go Back.
Recently released Christmas CD.
Recorded a remake of Wake Up Everybody by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, which was played by WLUM. The song reached #4 on the local charts during the time it was played.
Eddie Butts Band Song Lists
Abba – Dancing Queen
Celine Dion – Because You Loved Me
Alanis Morissette – You Outta Know
Chaka Khan – Night In Tunisia
Al Green – Let's Stay Together
Chaka Khan – Ain't Nobody
Al Green – Love And Happiness
Chaka Khan And Rufus – Once You Get Started
Alicia Keys – Fallin?
Chaka Khan And Rufus – Tell Me Something Good
Alicia Keys – No One
Chaka Khan/whitney Houston – I'm Every Woman
Al Jarreau – Since I Fell For You
Cheryl Lynn – To Be Real
Christina Aguilera – Ain't No Other Man
Anita Baker – Rhythm Of Love
Chuck Brown – Block Party
Cindy Lauper – Time After Time
Aretha Franklin – Dr. Feelgood
Commodores- Brick House
Aretha Franklin- Chain Of Fools
Aretha Franklin- Rock Steady
Commodores- Lady ( You Bring Me Up)
Aretha Franklin- Wonderful
Corinne Bailey Rae – Like A Star
Barry White – Can't Get Enough
Corinne Bailey Rae – I?d Like To
Barry White – I'm Gonna Love You
Dave Loggins – Please Come To Boston
Barry White – Love Theme
Dennis Edwards – Don't Look Any Further
Barry White – My First, My Last, My Everything
Donna Summer – Bad Girls
Barry White – Practice What You Preach
Donna Summer – Last Dance
B.b. King – The Thrill Is Gone
Earth, Wind & Fire – After The Love Is Gone
Bee Gees – Staying Alive
Earth, Wind & Fire – Boogie Wonderland
Ben E. King – Stand By Me
Earth, Wind & Fire – Getaway
Big & Rich – Save A Horse (ride A Cowboy)
Earth, Wind & Fire – Groove Tonight
Bill Withers – Lovely Day
Earth, Wind & Fire – Fantasy
Bill Withers – Just The Two Of Us
Earth, Wind & Fire – In The Stone
Black Eyed Peas – Let's Get It Started
Earth, Wind & Fire – September
Black Eyed Peas – Where Is The Love?
Earth, Wind & Fire – Shining Star
Blondie – Tide Is High
Bobbie Lyle – Won't Do For Love
Earth, Wind & Fire – That's The Way Of The World
Bobby "blue" Bland – Walk All Over My Lovin?
Emotions – Best Of My Love
Bob Seger – Old Time Rock And Roll
Etta James – At Last
Bonnie Raitt – Come To Me
E.u. – Da Butt
Bonnie Raitt – Something To Talk About
Frank Sinatra – Fly Me To The Moon
Brand New Heavies – Midnight At The Oasis
Frank Sinatra – New York, New York
Carlos Santana – Smooth
50 Cent – Da Club
Carlos Santana – Maria, Maria
Gap Band – Outstanding
Carlos Santana – Game Of Love (w/michelle Branch)
George Benson – Turn Your Love Around
Madonna – Holiday
George Benson – On Broadway
Maroon 5 – Makes Me Wonder
Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive
Maroon 5 – This Love
Gretchen Wilson – Redneck Woman
Maroon 5 – Sunday Morning
Grover Washington – World Is A Ghetto
Marvin Gaye – Mercy Mercy Me / I Want You
Isiaac Hayes – Shaft
Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing
Isley Brothers – It's Your Thing
Marvin Gaye – What's Going On
James Brown – I Feel Good
Mary J. Blige – Family Affair
Jeffrey Osborne – Stay With Me Tonight
Mary Mary – Shackles
John Mayer – Stitched Up
John Mayer – Waiting On The World To Change
Maze/frankie Beverly – Happy Feelings
Michael Jackson – Off The Wall
Michael Jackson – P.y.t. (pretty Young Thing)
Joss Stone – Tell Me ?bout It
Michael Jackson – Shake Your Body Down
K.c And The Sunshine Band – That's The Way I Like It
Michael Mcdonald – Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Kool And The Gang – Ladies Night
Michael Mcdonald – I Keep Forgettin'
Lee Rittenour – Is It You?
Natasha Bedingfield – Unwritten
Lionel Ritchie – All Night Long
Nat King Cole – Unforgettable
Lionel Ritchie – I Call It Love
Nelly Furtado – I'm Like A Bird
Louie Armstrong – What A Wonderful World
Anita Baker – Sweet Love
Al Jarreau – We're In This Love Together
Whitney Houston – Million Dollar Bill
Whitney Houston – I Look To You
Ne-yo – Closer
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Lou Rawls – Lady Love
Nora Jones – Don't Know Why
Lou Rawls – You?ll Never Find
Ohio Players – Skin Tight
Luther Vandross – Ain't No Stoppin? Us Now
O'jays – Love Of Money
Luther Vandross – Always And Forever
Otis Redding – Dock Of The Bay
Luther Vandross – Here And Now
Outkast – The Way You Move
Luther Vandross – Love The One You?re With
Outkast – Hey Ya
Luther Vandross – Never Too Much
Stevie Wonder -?til You Come Back To Me
Patsy Cline – Crazy
T. Bone Walker – Stormy Monday
Patti Labelle – Lady Marmalade
Teddy Pendergrass – Close The Door
Patti Labelle – When You Talk About Love
Teddy Pendergrass – Tko
Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer
Teddy Pendergrass – Turn Off The Lights
Temptations – Get Ready
Prince – Kiss
Temptations – My Girl
Prince – The Word
Temptations – My Girl (reggae Version)
Pussy Cat Dolls – Don't Cha
The Crusaders – Street Life
Queen Latifah/dana Owens – Same Love That Made Me Laugh
Tim Mcgraw With Faith Hill – It's Your Love
Ray Charles – Georgia On My Mind
Tina Turner – What's Love Got To Do With It
Ray Charles – What?d I Say
Tina Turner – Proud Mary
Rick James – Give It To Me Baby
Tom Browne – Jamaica Funk
Roberta Flack – Feel Like Makin? Love
Tony Bennett – The Way You Look Tonight
Roberta Flack – The Closer I Get To You
Tracy Chapman – Give Me One Reason
Roberta Flack – Where Is The Love
Will Downing – Can't Help It
Robert Randolph – Need More Love
Will Downing – Stop, Look , Listen
Willie Nelson – Always On My Mind
Sade – Nothing Can Come Between Us
Wilson Pickett – Midnight Hour
Sam Cooke – You Send Me
Wilson Pickett – Mustang Sally
Sam Moore – I Can't Stand The Rain
Sara Bareilles – Love Song
Shania Twain – Man! I Feel Like A Woman!
Shania Twain – You?re Still The One
Sheryl Crow – All I Wanna Do
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
Sly Stone – If You Want Me To Stay
Booker T. & The Mg's – Green Onions
Smokey Robinson – Tracks Of My Tears
Chuck Loeb – Llevame
Spinners – I?ll Be Around
Chuck Loeb – Upper Cut
Standard – All Of Me
Fourplay – Making Up
Standard – Blue Bossa
George Duke – Trust
Standard – Misty
George Duke – Laid Back Sunday
Standard – Mr. Magic
Gerald Albright – Sooki Sooki
Standard – Satin Doll
Gerald Albright – Kick It Up
Standard – Summertime
Norman Brown – The Feeling I Get
Standard – The Girl From Ipanema
Norman Brown – Up ?n At ?em
Staple Singers – I?ll Take You There
Paul Taylor – Night Life
The Crusaders – Spiral
Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground
The Crusaders – Then There Was The Blues
Stevie Wonder – I Wish
Stevie Wonder – Ribbon In The Sky
Stevie Wonder – Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours
Stevie Wonder – Something About Your Love
Stevie Wonder – So What The Fuss
Stevie Wonder – Superstition
Aretha Franklin- Respect
Bill Withers ? Kissing My Love
Bill Withers – Use Me
Billy Preston ? Will It Go Round In Circles
Bob Marley ? Could You Be Loved
Eric Benet ? Love, Patience And Time
Fergie/heart – Barracuda
Huey Lewis & The News ? Power Of Love
Kenny Loggins ? For The First Time
Michael Jackson – You Rock My World
Mary J. Blige ? Just Fine
Michael Jackson ? Thriller
Neil Diamond ? Sweet Caroline
Pussy Cat Dolls – Sway
Sara Bareilles ? Love Song
Tina Turner ? I Can't Stand The Rain
Kenny Loggins – This Is It
Rahsaan Patterson – Stop By
Chaka Khan & Rufus – What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
Michael Jackson – Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
Michael Jackson – The Way You Make Me Feel
Usher – Caught Up
Usher – Yeah
Sly Stone – Sing A Simple Song
Jamie Foxx – Don't Need It
Esperanza Spalding – I Know You Know
Duffy – Mercy
No Doubt – Underneath It All