Phil Sterling
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Saxophone, Keyboard.

ABOUT

Phil Sterling sometimes known , was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up in Brooklyn. He has been performing since the age of 6 years old, singing, playing guitar and acting. Throughout High School and College he performed and recorded with several bands, including Peter and The Infinits and The Full Moon Travel Agency, playing such venues as Shea Stadium (The Batman Concert), The Bitter End, Goldbug, 8th Wonder,Trude Hellers, The Bay A Go Go, The New York Worlds Fair, The Cheetah Club and Palisades Park. In addition, with the band Peter and The Infinits, he perfomed at the Cafe Wha? in New York City on the same bill with Jimi James and the Blue Flame later known as Jimi Hendrix. Phil has also played on the same concert bill as The Temptations, The Rascals, Lovin’ Spoonful and many more. During the 80's and 90's Phil fronted his own Wedding/Party Bands, Mark III Music and The Phil Sterling Orchestra and Solid Ground performing at over 100 parties each year for over 15 years. He is a member of Musicology, and was a member of FatherRockit and Off Hour Rockers. Phil also performs as a single Acoustic/Electric Singer/Guitarist as well as appearing as MC at many functions.

Song List
867-5309 (Jenny Jenny) (F#m)
Ain’t Too Proud to Beg (A)
As Tears Go By (G)
Bad Moon Rising (A)
Birthday (G)
Brick House/Ladies Night (AM)
Born To Be Wild (E)
Brown Eyed Girl (G)
Brown Sugar (C}
Burnin’ Love (C}
But It’s Alright (A)
Can’t Get Enough or Your Love(Bad co.)(C)
California Dreamin (Am)
CC Rider (C)
China Grove (C)
Crossroads (A)
Devil With a Blue Dress (C)/Good Golly(Eb)
Don’t Do Me Like That (G)
Evil Ways (GM7)
Fire (Hendrix) (D)
Foxey Lady (F#M)
Funky Broadway (E)
Funk #49 (A)
Get Out My Life Woman (Bb)
Good Lovin’ (D)
Hard to Handle (A)
Have I Told You Lately (F)
Hold On I’m Comin’ (E)
Honky Tonk Women(C}
House is a Rockin’ (B)
Hungry Heart (G)
I Thank You (A)
It’s All Over Now (G)
Jumpin Jack Flash (Bb)
Jersey Girl (D)
Johnny B Goode (C}
Kansas City (E)
Keep Your Hands to Yourself (A)
Knock on Wood (D)
Knockin On Heavens Door (G)
Long Train Running (Dm)
Lonely Boy (Black Keys) (E)
Margaritaville (D)
In The Midnight Hour (C)
Moondance (Am)
Mustang Sally (C}
Needles and Pins (A)
Old Time Rock n Roll (C}
Pink Cadillac (E)
Play that Funky Music (E)
Respect (D)
Road House Blues (E)
Rock N Roll (E)
Roll Over Beethoven (A)
Runaway (Bonnie Raitt (Am)
Saw Her Standing There (C)
Sharp Dressed Man (C}
Shot Through the Heart (AM)
Some Kind of Wonderful (C)
Soul Man (E)
Spooky (EM)
Stand By Me (G)
Strange Brew (E)
Take It Easy (G)
Takin’ Care of Business (C)
Tenth Ave. Freezeout (F)
The Break Up Song (AM)
The Joker (F)
The Letter (AM)
Then U Can Tell Me Goodbye (G)
Things We Said Today (AM)
Tush (G)
Twist and Shout (C}
Unchained Melody (G)
Under the Boardwalk/Save The Last Dance For Me (D)
Vehicle (Dm) (Need Horn)
Venus (AM)
Wonderful Tonight (G)
Wooley Bully (G)
You May Be Right (A)
You Really Got Me (G)

Other Songs 50’s 60’s 70’s
Baby I Love Your Way (D)
Blue Suede Shoes (C)
Come Together (C)
Dancin’ In The Street (Bb)
Daniel (C)
Drift Away (D)
Get Ready (A)
I’ ll Follow The Sun (E)
I’m a Believer (G)
In My Life (G)
Johnny B Goode (C)
Kansas City (E)
La Bamba (C)
Land of 1000 Dances (C)
Mony, Mony (E)
On Thing Leads to Another (GM7)
Rock Around The Clock (E)
Shout (C)
Sittin on The Dock of the Bay (F)
Slowdown (Beatles) (G)
Sunshine Superman (C)
Things We Said Today (AM)
This Magic Moment (C)
Twist and Shout (C)
Up on The Roof (G)
Whole Lotta Shakin’ (C)
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away (G)

Screen name:
Phil Sterling
Member since:
Jul 28 2013
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

All great rock guitarists and singers.

EQUIPMENT

2 American Fender Strats, Gibson Les Paul Studio, Takamine PNC1, Godin A6, Fender Hot Rod Deluxe, Mesa Boogie Mark III. Many stomp box effects.

MUSIC