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Born and raised in Sumter, South Carolina, Calvin Taylor joined the Original Drifters in 1979. As a member of the Drifters, Calvin played with BB King, Maurice Williams, Junior Walker and opened for national artists like Joe Cocker, B. B. King, Eddie Right and many more. Calvin also worked with former lead singer of the Temptations, Dennis Edwards. For the last year, Calvin has performed solo and with his band all along the East Coast, entertaining audiences from young to old. He is known for connecting with is audience, bringing his magnetic personality and incredible voice to every event.

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Under The Boardwalk

Carolina Girls

Mrs. Grace

You are So Beautiful

Stand By Me

Save the Last Dance For Me

I Love Beach Music

Lonely Teardrops

Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool Ya

My Girl

What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)

Tracks of My Tears

Bring It On Home

Magic Moment

Saturday Night At The Movies

Sitting in The Park


Just My Imagination

The Thrill Is Gone

This is a Man’s World

Stormy Monday

Kansas City

Sitt’in On The Dock Of The Bay



Midnight Hour

Knock on Wood

Proud Mary

Sweet Soul Music

I Feel Good

Sex Machine

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg

Love the One You’re With

Brick House

You and I

Hollywood Swingers

Do It Till You’re Satisfied

Papa Was a Rolling Stone

Let’s Get It On

Try Me Take Me To The River

Mustang Sally

All Night Long

Use Me

Skin Tight

Give Me The Beat Boys/Drift Away

Turn Back The Hands of Time

Can I Change my Mind

Boogie Shoes

Get Down Tonight (do a little dance)

Standing on Shaky Ground



Faithfully/Purple Rain

Waiting on The World To Change

Sara, Smile

Brandy, You’re A Fine Girl

No Woman No Cry

Three Little Birds

Sweet Home Alabama

Brown Eyed Girl

You Look Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton)

Pride & Joy

Cold Shot

Into The Mystic

Let’s Stay Together – Al Green

Crazy Love – Van Morrison

Live Like You Were Dying – Tim McGraw

Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy

At Last – Etta James

Close To You

Darling You Send Me

Hold On I’m Coming - Soul Man & Sam & Dave

He Don’t Love You, Like I Love You – Jerry Butler

Like A Rock – Bob Segar

Night Moves – Bob Segar

Heavenly Day

Just The Two of Us

Am I Loosing You


Calvin Taylor - Guitarist