Dirk Howell is the kind of magnetic singer that people just can't seem to categorize. You will love his voice. You'll love the way he and the band entertain you and your guests. Dirk possesses a unique style - one derived from his fluid, rangy and powerful voice - one with just enough grit mixed in. Dirk has lived in Athens Georgia since he was three. Singing together as a family was a practice in the Howell household and he developed an early appreciation for music. Dirk's earliest musical influences came from such legendary soul men as Sam Cooke, James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, and Jerry Butler. The soul sounds of Motown and Philadelphia held an attraction for him that is evident in his singing style.
If you are planning a large event like a wedding reception, reunion, or party of any kind, call Dirk! He will keep you and your guests on the dance floor with his energetic style. Good music is crucial to the success of a large gathering, and Dirk won't let you down. He will take a personal interest in making your event a memorable one. You can rest assured that he and his band will help you create an occasion everyone will be talking about for years to come!
50's Classics Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock Bobby Darin - Splish Splash Bobby Vee - Devil Or Angel Chubby Checker - The Twist Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode Coasters - Charlie Brown Coasters - Love Potion # 9 Crests - Sixteen Candles Crests - Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye Del Shannon - Runaway Del Vikings - Come Go With Me Dion - Run Around Sue Dixie Cups - Chapel Of Love Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel Elvis Presley - Hound Dog Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill Gene McDaniel - Hundred Pounds Of Clay Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much Marcels - Blue Moon Roy Orbison - Pretty Woman Safaris - Wipe Out Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs - Wooly Bully Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City
Ballads Anne Murray - Could I Have This Dance Antonio Jobim - Girl From Ipanema Bobby Blue Bland - Stormy Monday Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia Calypso Joe - Yellow Bird Chicago - Colour My World Duke Ellington - Don't Get Around Much Anymore Duke Ellington - Satin Doll Elvis Presley - I Can't Help Falling In Love With You Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin' Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon Frank Sinatra - New York, New York Frank Sinatra - Summer Wind Gary Morris/Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings Guy Lombardo - Stars Fell on Alabama Harry Connick, Jr. - It Had To Be You Hogey Carmichael - All Of Me Hogey Carmichael - Moonlight In Vermont Ivory Joe Hunter - Since I Met You Baby Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful Johnny Mathis - Misty Larry Graham - One In A Million Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait Michael Buble - That's All Nat King Cole - Unforgettable Patti Page - Tennessee Waltz Paul Anka - My Way Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody Rod Stewart - Have I Told You Lately Ruby & the Romantics - Our Day Will Come Steve Tyrell (Father Of The Bride) - The Way You Look Tonight Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You Stevie Wonder - You Are the Sunshine of My Life Tony Bennett - I Left My Heart In San Francisco Van Morrison - Moondance
Beach Music Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up Billy Ward & The Dominos - Sixty Minute Man Bruce Channel - Hey Baby Catalinas - Summertime's Callin' Me Clarence Carter - Strokin' Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - It's Too Late To Turn Back Now Drifters - Sand in my Shoes Drifters - This Magic Moment Drifters - Under The Boardwalk Drifters - Up On The Roof Earth, Wind and Fire - Let's Groove Tonight Embers - I Love Beach Music Fantastic Shakers - Myrtle Beach Days Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup Futures - Party Time Man General Johnson - Carolina Girls Intruders - Cowboys To Girls Isley Brothers - Shout Jackie Wilson - Higher & Higher Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops Jay & The Techniques - Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie Jimmy Buffet - Margaritaville Kingsmen - Louie, Louie Kool & The Gang - Celebration Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It Lamont Dozier - Cool Me Out Major Lance - Monkey Time Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Stay O'Jays - :Love Train O'Kaysions - Girl Watcher Platters - Only You Platters - Washed Ashore Platters - With This Ring Pointer Sisters - We Are Family Radiants - Ain't No Big Thing Sam The Sham & The Pharoahs - Wooly Bully Showmen - 39-21-40 Shape Sly & The Family Stone - Dance to the Music Spinners - I'll be Around Spiral Staircase - More Today Than Yesterday Swingin' Medallions - Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love) Tams - Be Young Be Foolish, Be Happy Tams - I've Been Hurt Tymes - Ms. Grace Tymes - So Much in Love Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl Willie T. - Thank You John
Country Brooks & Dunn - Boot Scootin' Boogie David Allan Coe - You Never Called Me By My Name Garth Brooks - Friends In Low Places George Jones - He Stopped Lovin' Her Today George Strait - The Fireman John Michael Montgomery - I Love The Way You Love Me John Michael Montgomery - I Swear Keith Whitley - Don't Close Your Eyes Keith Whitley - When You Say Nothing At All Kevin Sharp - Nobody Knows It But Me Kris Kristofferson - Help Me Make It Through The Night Osbourne Brothers - Rocky Top Ray Price - For The Good Times Ricky Van Shelton - I'll Leave This World Loving You Ricky Van Shelton - Life Turned Her That Way T. Graham Brown - Hell & High Water Tracy Byrd - Keeper of the Stars Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson - Good Hearted Woman Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson - Luckenback, Texas Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson - Mammas Don't Let Your Babies... Willie Nelson - Blue Eyes Cryin' In The Rain Willie Nelson - On The Road Again Willie Nelson - You Were Always On My Mind
Motown, R&B, Soul Aaron Neville - Crazy Love Al Green - Let's Stay Together Barbara Lewis - Hello Stranger Ben E. King - Stand By Me Billy Stewart - I Do Love You Billy Stewart - Sitting In The Park Bobby Hebb - Sunny Capitols - Love Makes The World Go 'Round Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions - I'm So Proud Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions - It's Alright Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove Tonight Earth, Wind & Fire - September Eddie Floyd - I Can't Turn You Loose Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood George Benson - On Broadway J.J. Jackson - But It's Alright Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops Jackson Five - I'll Be There James & Bobby Purify - I'm Your Puppet James Brown - I Feel Good James Brown - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag James Brown - Sex Machine Jerry Butler - I Dig You, Baby Jr. Walker & The All-Stars - Shotgun Jr. Walker & The All-Stars - What Does It Take King Floyd - Groove Me Marvin Gaye - Heard It Through The Grapevine O'Jays - Love Train Otis Redding - Dock Of The Bay Otis Redding - That's How Strong My Love Is Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman Rick James - Give It To Me Baby Sam & Dave - Hold On, I'm Comin' Sam & Dave - Soul Man Sam Cooke - Chain Gang Sam Cooke - Cupid Sam Cooke - Only Sixteen Sam Cooke - You Send Me Sly & the Family Stone - Dance to the Music Smokey Robinson - Ooh, Baby, Baby Spinners - I'll be Around Temptations - Ain't Too Proud To Beg Temptations - My Girl Wilson Pickett - Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally
Pop AC/DC - Shook Me All Night Long Allman Bros. - Statesboro Blues Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen Bob Seger - Old Time Rock & Roll Bruce Springsteen - Pink Cadillac C.C.R - Proud Mary C.C.R. - Suzy Q Carl Carlton - She's A Bad Mama Jama Chicago - Beginnings Commodores - Brickhouse Dennis Yost & Classics IV - Spooky Dennis Yost & Classics IV - Stormy Doobie Brothers - Long Train Runnin' Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself Jim Croce - Leroy Brown John Mayer - Waiting on the World to Change K.C. & The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight K.C. & The Sunshine Band - Shake Your Bootie K.C. & The Sunshine Band - That's The Way I Like It Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama Marcia Griffeths - Electric Slide McCoys - Hang On Sloopy Pointer Sisters - We Are Family Richie Valens - La Bamba Rod Stewart - Maggie May Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Woman Santana - Evil Ways Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild Village People - Y.M.C.A. Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
Specialty Songs Auld Lang Syne Danny Boy Happy Birthday Hava Nagila Jingle Bells When Irish Eyes Are Smiling Bing Crosby - White Christmas Nat King Cole - Christmas Song