The Top Covers are a mature covers band playing mostly the classic pop songs from the 60's - 80's with a few newer and older well known numbers for good measure.
We are available as a duo, trio, quartet or five-piece to suit your budget and venue.
We are based in Ludlow and primarily work within the West Midlands Region.
The Top Covers small format (Duo/Trio) are great for your Wedding afternoon entertainment or smaller venue event.
The Top Covers larger group (Quartet +) are perfect for your medium sized venue.
We are made up of mostly ex-semi-pro musicians. Great for private parties, weddings and special events of all sizes.
Website - http://wwwthetopcovers
YouTube - https://www.youtube/c/nickandjane
- Screen name:
- The Top Covers
- Member since:
- Oct 21 2009
- Active within 2 weeks
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 4-5 nights a week
- Most available:
Lots, R&B, blues, jazz, folk - so long as it is good.
- Rhythm Guitar:
- Acoustic Guitar:
- Vocalist - Alto:
- Lead Guitar:
- Bass Guitar:
Accoustics - Fylde, Collings, Hathway, Martin, Tanglewood
Electrics - Alembic, PRS, Guild, Yamaha, Futurama, Fender, Godin
Amps - Bose, Fender, H&H, Yamaha, Tanglewood, Line6, Marshall, Blackstar
Drums - Premier, Schlagwerk
Crazy Little Thing Called LOve
Crazy Little Thing Called LOve Year: 2019 Genre: Cover/Tribute
Our cover of the Queen classic.
My Guy Track number: 2 Year: 2013 Album: Almost Acoustic - the lounge tapes Genre: Cover/Tribute
Baby I'm a Fool
Baby I'm a Fool Track number: 3 Year: 2013 Album: Almost Acoustic Genre: Jazz
An example of the duo in lounge mode
Let it be Me
Let it be Me Track number: 4 Year: 2014 Album: Almost Finished Genre: Acoustic
A quick single take
Runaway Track number: 1 Year: 2013 Album: Live at Home Genre: Cover/Tribute
This is a 4 piece - drums courtesy of the digital recorder.
Apache - Cover
Apache - CoverOur cover of Apache played on couple of early 1960's Futurama Guitars - nearly as old as us :-]
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye“Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye” - Nick and Jane (1 mic 1 take) cover from the Cole Porter song book of “Every Time We Say Goodbye” Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye was written in 1944 by Cole Porter for Billy Rose’s musical revue Seven Lively Arts. It has become a Jazz Standard and has been covered countless times by artists such as Chet Baker, Ella Fitzgerald, Lady Gaga, Cleo Laine, Tony Bennet, Shirley Bassey and Annie Lennox to name but a few. Jane is using a SE ICIS valve mic and Nick is playing a PRS Custom 22.
Lonely Stranger - Cover
Lonely Stranger - CoverAcoustic 1 mic, 1 take, cover of Lonely Stranger by Eric Clapton
When Sunny Gets Blue
When Sunny Gets BlueWhen Sunny Gets Blue, Jazz standard cover by Nick and Jane (1 mic 1 take).
The Christmas Song
The Christmas SongThe Christmas Song - Chestnuts Roasting by an Open Fire - Live cover Guitar and Voice. Merry Christmas :)
Lady Eleanor - Lindisfarne Cover
Lady Eleanor - Lindisfarne CoverMulti-track of Nick and Jane with added vocals from Mary-Jane
Baby I'm a Fool - Melody Gardot Cover
Baby I'm a Fool - Melody Gardot CoverNick and Jane perform a cover of Melody Gardot's song 'Baby I'm a Fool'.
My Guy - Mary Wells Cover
My Guy - Mary Wells CoverOur cover of Smokey Robinson's "My Guy", a hit he wrote for Mary Wells back in 1964.
Runaway - Del Shannon Cover
Runaway - Del Shannon CoverDel Shannon got to No.1 with the original way back in 1961. Rolling Stone rated it 472 in their 2010 list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Not bad going Del.
Have I Told You Lately - Cover
Have I Told You Lately - CoverHave I Told You Lately was written by Van Morrison for his 1989 album Avalon Sunset. Here we do our stripped down guitar and voice rendition. In 2006 it was voted No.6 on a list of Top 10 First Dance Wedding Songs! The original that is ;)
I Don't Want To Talk About It - Cover
I Don't Want To Talk About It - CoverI Don't Want to Talk About It - covered here by Nick and Jane, was written by Danny Whitten, made famous by Rod Stewart and covered by many artists including Everything but the Girl.