Josh

available as
Josh Solo
+ Paper Hearts DJ

Josh is an award-winning acoustic-folk singer from Melbourne. His music has been heard at alters and at wineries, in forests and cathedrals, in shearing sheds and paddocks, and on stages big and small.

Josh has a mesmerising voice and guitar style which ranges from chilled listening to danceable fun rhythms with his stomp box at the ready. He has played more gigs than you can count at top venues, wineries and restaurants around Melbourne as well as festivals, farms and backyards.

 

Josh has also travelled internationally to perform in Canada, Germany, Brazil, Malaysia and Japan. Josh’s popularity with his audience means he he is often invited back to perform at various events, festivals, The Melbourne Show, Federation Square, The Australian Open and AFL Football Club functions, just to name a few.

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song list.

Acoustic/Ceremony

Across the Universe (Beatles) 

All you need is love (Beatles)

At Last (Ray Charles and more)

Blackbird (Beatles)

Can’t help falling in love (Elvis)

Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen

Heartbeats – Jose Gonzalez

Imagine (John Lennon)

Here comes the sun (Beatles)

Hallelujah (L.Cohen)

LOVE (Nat King Cole)

Only Love (Ben Howard)

Sea of Love – Cat Power

Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder

Still Falling for you – Ellie Goulding

What a wonderful world

Songbird (Fleetwood Mac)

You make my dreams come true - Hall and Oats

Kissing You (Des’ree)

Somewhere over the rainbow (ukulele version available)

Classics

Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles)

Father and Son (Cat Stevens)

Feeling good (Nina Simone)

Georgia on my mind (Standard)

Grandma's hands (Bill Withers) 

I got a woman (Ray Charles)

Heart of Gold (Neil Young) 

Hey Jude (The Beatles)

Hotel California (The Eagles)

Isn’t she lovely (Stevie Wonder)

Let it be (Beatles)

Moon River

One Love (Bob Marley)

Scarborough Fair (trad)

Someone like you (Adele)

Songbird (Fleetwood Mac)

Sorrento moon (Tina Arena)

Space Oddity (David Bowie) 

Stand by me (Ben E. King)

Sweet Baby James (James Taylor)

Tangled up in blue (Bob Dylan)

Unchained melody (Righteous Brothers)

With a little help from my friends (The Beatles) 

While my guitar gently weeps (ukelele version available) 

Yesterday (The Beatles)

You’ve Got a Friend (James Taylor)

Vincent (Don McLean) 

You are my sunshine (Johnny Cash) 

 

Classic Motown, Soul/Blues 

Ain’t no sunshine – Bill Withers

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Dancing in the street – Martha Reeves & Vandellas

Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding

Feel like making love – Roberta Flack / D’Angelo

Gravity – John Mayer

Hallelujah, I love her so – Ray Charles

I feel good – James Brown

Isn’t she lovely – Stevie Wonder

Kiss – Prince

Layla – Eric Clapton

Let’s stay together – Al Green

Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett

My girl – The Temptations

Natural Woman – Carole King / Aretha Franklin

Proud Mary – Tina Turner

R-E-S-P-E-C-T  – Aretha Franklin

September – Earth, Wind & Fire

Shake a tailfeather – Ray Charles

Superstition – Stevie Wonder

Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton

The way you make me feel – Michael Jackson

Young Hearts, Run Free – Candi Station/Kym Mazelle

Rock (+ Roll)

All the Small Things – Blink 182

April Sun in Cuba – Dragon

Come Together – The Beatles

Crazy little thing called love – Queen

Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen

Don’t stop me now – Queen

Highway to Hell – AC/DC

Holy Grail – Hunters and Collectors

Horses – Daryl Braithwaite

I believe in a thing called love – The Darkness

I saw her standing there – The Beatles

I’m a believer – The Monkees

Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry

Little Lion Man – Mumford and Sons

Livin’ on a prayer – Bon Jovi

Lonely Boy – The Black Keys

Mr Brightside – The Killers

Never Tear us Apart – INXS

Rain – Dragon

Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones

Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes

Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams

Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard

The Middle – Jimmy Eat World

Twist & Shout – The Beatles

You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC

You’re the Voice – John Farnham 

Pop, Dance & Modern RnB

Castle on the hill – Ed Sheeran

Can’t stop the feeling – Justin Timberlake

Crazy in love – Beyonce

Dancing in the moonlight – Toploader

Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa

Feel so close – Calvin Harris

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Happy – Pharrell Williams

Hey Ya – Outkast

Ho Hey – The Lumineers

If I ain’t got you – Alicia Keys 

I Wanna dance with somebody – Whitney Houston

Latch – Disclosure feat. Sam Smith

Like I’m gonna lose you – Meaghan Trainor

Love on the weekend – John Mayer

Man, I feel like a woman – Shania Twain

Never Really Over – Katy Perry

No Diggity -Blackstreet

Ordinary People – John Legend

Perfect – Ed Sheeran & Beyonce

Pony – Ginuwine

Rather Be – Clean Bandit

Riptide – Vance Joy

Rolling in the deep – Adele

Shake it off – Taylor Swift

Shape of you – Ed Sheeran

Shut-up and Dance – Walk the Moon

Skinny Love – Bon Iver

Stay with me – Sam Smith

Sunday Morning – Maroon 5

Thinking out loud – Ed Sheeran

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars

Valerie – Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse

Wannabe – Spice Girls

Waterfalls – TLC

Walking in Memphis – Marc Cohn

You’ve got the love – Florence & the Machine

 

Retro 70’s/80’s/90’s & Party-Classics

Blister in the sun – Violent Femmes

Brightside of the road – Van Morrison

Brown eyed girl – Van Morrison

Call me Al – Paul Simon

Don’t Stop believin’ – Journey

Dreams – Fleetwood Mac

Dumb Things – Paul Kelly

Faith – George Michael

Girls just wanna have fun – Cyndi Lauper

Is this love – Bob Marley

I’ve had the time of my life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

Joyride – Fleetwood Mac

Love shack – The B-52’s

Oh What A Night – Frankie Valli

Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison

Rhiannon – Fleetwood Mac

Sweet Child of Mine – Guns ‘n Roses

Simply the Best – Tina Turner

Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus

That’s just the way it is – Bruce Hornsby

That’s why they call it the Blues – Elton John

To love somebody – Bee Gees

To her door – Paul Kelly

Two Strong Hearts – John Farnham

Walking on sunshine – Katrina + The Waves

What I like about you – The Romantics

Wonderwall – Oasis

You’ve got a friend – James Taylor & Carole King

General songs

3 a.m. (Matchbox 20)

9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)

A rush of blood to the head (Coldplay)

As long as you love me (Back Street Boys)

Angel (Jack Johnson)

All of me (John Legend)

Across the night (Silverchair)

Adore You (Miley Cyrus)

A thousand years (Christina Perri)

Be my forever (Christina Perri)

Beautiful (Christina Aguilera) 

Best Part of Me (Ed Sheeran) 

Best Part of me (Landon Austin)

Best Part (Daniel Caesar)

Better be home soon (Crowded House)

Better man (John Butler)

Bloom (Paper Kites)

Blue spotted tail (Fleet Foxes)

Budapest (George Ezra)  

Burn for you (John Farnham)

Bushel Hyde (Jessica Pratt)

Baby I Love Your Way (Peter Frampton)

Bella (Angus and Julia Stone)

Californication (Red Hot Chilli Peppers)

Candy (Paolo Nuttini)

Chandelier (Sia) 

Changes (David Bowie)

Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)

Chasing Pavements (Adele)

Creep (Radiohead)

Cherry Trees (Deb Talan) 

Cherry wine (Hosier)

Cinema (Benny Benassi) 

Coin Laundry (Lisa Mitchell)

Could you be loved (Bob Marley)

Cross eyed (The Morning Benders) 

Daughters (John Mayer)

Don’t speak (No Doubt)

Don’t you think it’s time (Bob Evans)

Dream On (Aerosmith)

Drops of Jupiter (Train)

Every Breath you take (The Police)

Fall at your feet (Crowded House)

Free (Rudimental)

Feels like we only go backwards (Tame Impala)

Firework (Katie Perry)

Frank Sinatra (Cake)

Fire and the Flood (Vance Joy)

Fix you (Cold Play)

Forever Young (Youth Group)

Forever (Ben Harper)

From this moment (Shania Twain)

Fast Car (Tracy Chapman)

General songs (continued...)

Georgia (Vance Joy)

Give me love (Ed Sheeran)

Greatest View (Silverchair)

Gladdest thing (Deb Talan)

Going to a town (Rufus Wainwright)

Grievances (Daniel Johnston)

Ghost of Tom Joad (Bruce Springsteen) 

Have yourself a merry little Christmas (Judy Garland)

Heaven (Bryan Adams)

Heroes (David Bowie)

Hey Laura (Gregory Porter)

Hey there Delilah (Plain White Tees)

Higher Love (James Vincent McMorrow)

Hotline Bling (Drake) 

Hold on We’re Going Home (Drake) 

House of the Rising Sun (The Animals) 

I am not a robot (Marina and the Diamonds)

I am Yours (Andy Grammar)

I Don’t want to miss a thing (Aerosmith)

I Feel Love (Donna Summer)

I Follow Rivers (Lykke Li)

I got mine (The Black Keys) 

I try (Macy Gray) 

I will survive (Cake) 

I will wait (Mumford and Sons)

In Bloom (Nirvana)

In my place (Coldplay)

In the long run (The Staves)

It is all that matters (Justin Beiber)

I’m Yours (Jason Mraz)

Joelene (Dolly Parton)

Just a boy (Angus and Julia Stone)

Just the way you are (Boyce Avenue)

Kids (MGMT)

Killing me softly (Fugees)

Kissing You (Des’ree)

Kiss from a Rose (Seal)

Let it be me (Ray La Montagne)

Let no man steal your thyme (Carrey Mulligan)

Informer (Snow)

La vie en rose (Piaff)

Last Request (Paolo Nutini)

Lay it all on me (Ed Sheeran)

Let her go (Passenger)

Let Go (Frou Frou)

Landslide (Dixie Chicks)

Like I’m going to lose you (Meghan Trainor)

Life on Mars (David Bowie)

Let’s get married (Jagged Edge)

Lose yourself (Eminem)

Love yourself (Justin Beiber)

Maybe I’m amazed (Paul McCartney)

Magic (Cold Play)

Magic Dance (David Bowie)

Mango Tree (Angus and Julia)

Make you feel my love (Adele)

Moondance (Van Morison)

Motherless Child (Eric Clapton)

Ms Jackson (Outkast)

Nakamarra (Hiatus Koyote)

Nancy from now on (Father John Misty)

Norwegian Wood (The Beatles)

Nothing compares 2 U (Sinead O’Connor)

Old Man (Neil Young)  

Paper Aeroplane (Angus and Julia Stone)

Paperweight (Joshua Radin)

Parachutes (Coldplay)

Parallel Line (Keith Urban) 

People get ready (Curtis Mayfield) 

Perfect Stranger (Magnetic man)

Piledriver Waltz (Alex Turner)

Pumped up Kicks (Foster the People)

Regulate (Nate Dog and Warren G)

Ring of fire (Johnny Cash)

River (Joni Mitchell)

Romeo and Juliet (Dire straits)

Running up that hill (Kate Bush) 

Santa Monica (Everclear)

Saturn’s lights (Deb Talan)

Say you won’t let go (James Arthur)

Sea creatures (Soak)

See you soon (Coldplay)

Seven Days (Craig David)

She Burns (Foy Vance)

Shine On (The Kooks)

She taught me how to yodel (Frank Ifield)

Sitting Waiting Wishing (Jack Johnson) 

Say my name (Destiny's Child) 

Simply Amazing (trey Songz)

So much more than this (Grace Vanderwhaal)

Somewhere only we know (Keane)

Something in the way she moves (James Taylor)

Speed of Sound (Coldplay)

Shut up and dance (Walk the moon)

Stand by me (Ben E. King)

Starman (David Bowie)

Sweet Home Chicago (Blues)

Surfin USA (Beach Boys)

Take on the world (You me at six)

Taylor (Jack Johnson) 

Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)

The Metre (Powderfinger)

Take me to Church (Hosier)

Teardrop (Massive attack)

The A Team (Ed Sheeran)

The Beast (Angus and Julia Stone)

The Book of Love (The Magnetic Fields)

The Ghost of Tom Joad (Bruce Springsteen)

The less I know the better (Tame Impala) 

The man who sold the world (David Bowie)

The scientist (Coldplay)

Thinking about you (Frank Ocean) 

This old love (Lior)

There’s nothing holdin me back (Shawn Mendes)

Titanium (David Guetta)

Trouble (Ray La Montagne)

(Two Points (Deb Talan)

Toxic (Brittany Spears)

True Colours (Kasey Chambers)

Under pressure (Queen) 

Valerie (Amy Winehouse)

Ventura Highway (America) 

Wagon Wheel (Old Crow Medicine Show)

Why do you only call me when you’re high (Arctic Monkeys)

Walking Away (Craig David)

We belong together (Ritchie Valens)

What I Got (Sublime)

When Doves Cry (Prince)

When you say nothing at all (Ronan Keating)

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