Papa and Mama Root deliver a unique blend of the popular musical styles, and unforgettable songs and artists, of rock 'n roll's Golden Era of music ...the 15 defining years from 1958 through 1973... the years and hits that make up over 80% of Rolling Stone Magazine's Greatest 500 songs of all time list. In addition, Papa and Mama add an insider look into the seldom heard history of the songs they perform.
Papa and Mama also perform their own Americana original songs...musical vignettes that feature a striking sonic and lyrical resemblance to the hits you have loved all of your life.
Papa and Mama Root is a trademark property of John D. Moore. Copyright 2007-2017.
1. Oldies Road Trip...selections from a wide base of styles, artists and memorable songs from the Golden Age of Rock and Roll (1958-1973). Enjoy songs from artists such as: The Everly Brothers, The Rolling Stones, McCoys, Sam Cooke, Van Morrison, Santana, Bob Dylan, The Mamas and the Papas, The Band, WIlson Pickett, Otis Redding, The Kingsmen, Chuck Berry, Sam and Dave, Percy Sledge, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Box Tops, Ricky Nelson, The Beatles, The Temptations, Bad Company, JJ Cale, Barrett Strong, Jefferson Airplane, Peter Paul and Mary, The Turtles and a whole lot more!
2. Papa and Mama Root Originals...All original selections from Papa and Mama's own CD recordings...Home Cooking and Second Helpings. Also includes songs from BluesRoot.
3. The Mixed Bag...The mixed bag of hits featuring Papa and Mama's favorites from their entire oldies songbook (Golden Era plus songs before and after) combined with select originals.
4. Stripped Down Blues...Papa and Mama play stripped down (one guitar, harmonica and two vocals) Chicago Blues from masters like Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters.
All performances and songs are played in a simple, stripped down, live in a small club manner. There are no backing tracks or cyber musicians....just a guitar, harmonica and two voices. Just sit back, sing along and enjoy! For more detail check our Show Options page.
Performance options to get your roots rockin' and your soul soaring. Select the performance that meets your audience needs!