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Le Freak
Chain of Fools
Ladies Night
Livin' on a Prayer
Melt With You
This Love
Any Way You Want It
Rock Your Body
The Way You Look Tonight


Who is Carte Blanche?

Lorn Leber (guitarist, band leader) studied at the Berkeley College of Music until 1979 and has been a professional musician in the Bay Area ever since. Leber has toured with the Jerry Garcia Band and performed with Rick Springfield, The Tonight Show's Kevin Yubanks and Americal Idol's Latoya London.

Russ Gold (drums) has toured extensively throughout much of the world and worked with artists such as Johnny Colla of Huey Lewis and the News and Garry Lyons, producer of the Grateful Dead and Rolling Stones. CBS Records has described Gold with "an uncanny combination of power, drive, and delicate touch."

Daniel Lucca Parenti (bass) carries nearly 20 years of performing numerous instruments and writing and arranging music for a variety of genres. Parenti recorded on two Grammy Nominated albums with Rosemary Clooney and he has recorded and toured as bassist with Big Kahuna and the Copa Cat Pack.

Colin Hogan (keyboardist) is completing his music major at Hayward State College. Hagan is a first round draft choice and fabulous talent with a long and productive career awaiting!

Kimica Joy (female vocalist) is a newcomer on the scene and has been singing with Lorn Leber's Carte Blanche for a year. She is a dynamic performer with an exciting presence. She is involved with numerous local bands with rapidly growing credits.

Nico (male vocalist) is from New York City and was introduced to his musical talent as a child in his fathers music store. Nico sings from the heart and delivers music with meaning. He has performed on collaborations featuring Carlos Santana and Brad Gillis.

SONGLIST includes:

'50s & '60s Rock & Soul
1. Ain't Too Proud To Beg (The Temptations)
2. Chain of Fools (Aretha Franklin)
3. Dancin' in the Streets (Martha & the Vandels)
4. Good Lovin' (The Young Rascals)
5. Heard it Through the Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
6. Honky Tonk Woman (Rolling Stones)
7. I Can't Help Falling in Love With You (Elvis Presley)
8. I Got You (James Brown)
9. I Saw Her Standing There (The Beatles)
10. Johnny B. Good (Chuck Berry)
11. Knock on Wood (Amii Stewart)
12. La Bamba (Richie Valens)
13. Let's Get it On (Marvin Gaye)
14. Little Wing (Jimi Hendrix)
15. Louie Louie (The Kingsmen)
16. Midnight Hour (Wilson Picket)
17. Mustang Sally (Wilson Picket)
18. My Girl (The Temptations)
19. Old Time Rock and Roll (Bob Seger)
20. Pretty Woman (Roy Orbisson)
21. Proud Mary (Ike & Tina Turner)
22. Respect (Aretha Franklin)
23. Runaround Sue (Dion & The Belmont)
24. Satisfaction (Rolling Stones)
25. Shout (The Isley Brothers)
26. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
27. Soul Man (Sam & Dave)
28. Stand By Me (Ben E. King)
29. Sympathy For the Devil (Rolling Stones)
30. Takin' Care of Business (BTO)
31. The Twist (Chubbie Checker)
32. Twist & Shout (The Beatles)
33. What's Goin' On (Marvin Gaye)
34. When A Man Loves A Woman (Percy Sledge)

70's Rock, Soul and Disco
1. Best of My Love (The Emotions)
2. Boogie Oogie Oogie (A Taste of Honey)
3. Brick House (The Commadores)
4. Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
5. Celebration (Kool & The Gang)
6. Dancing Queen (Abba)
7. Drift Away (Dobie Gray)
8. Domino (Van Morrison)
9. Feelin' Alright (Joe Cocker)
10. Funkytown (Lipps Inc.)
11. Get Down Tonight (Kool & the Gang))
12. Got To Be Real (Cheryl Lynn)
13. Good Times (Chic)
14. Heart of Glass (Blondie)
15. I'm Comin' Out (Diana Ross)
16. I'm Your Boogie Man (KC & The Sunshine Band)
17. I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)
18. I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
19. Ladies Night (Kool & The Gang)
20. Last Dance (Donna Summer)
21. Le Freak (Chic)
22. Long Train Runnin' (The Doobie Brothers)
23. Miss You (The Rolling Stones)
24. Pickin' Up The Pieces (Average White Band)
25. Play That Funky Music (Wild Cherry)
26. Ramble On (Led Zeppellin)
27. Rockin' Me (Steve Miller)
28. Roller Coaster (Ohio Players)
29. September (Earth Wind & Fire)
30. Shake Your Booty (KC & Te Sunshine Band)
31. Shining Star (Earth Wind & Fire)
32. Stayin' Alive (Bee Gees)
33. Super Freak (Rick James)
34. Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
35. Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)
36. Sweet Home Alabama (Lynard Skynard)
37. Thank You (Sly & the Family Stone)
38. That's the Way (KC & the Sunshine Band)
39. Turn The Beat Around (Vicki Sue Robinson)
40. We Are Family (Sister Sledge)
41. YMCA (Village People)

80's Hits
1. 1999 (Prince)
2. Ain't Nobody (Chaka Kahn)
3. Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
4. Blister in the Sun (Violent Femmes)
5. Come on Eileen (Dexies Midnight Runners)
6. Dancing With Myself (Billy Idol)
7. Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough (Michael Jackson)
8. Don't You Forget About Me (Simple Minds)
9. Don't You Want Me Baby (Human League)
10. Hit Me With Your Best Shot (Pat Benetar)
11. Holiday (Madonna)
12. I Want You To Want Me (Cheap Trick)
13. Just Like Heaven (The Cure)
14. Kiss (Prince)
15. Livin' On A Prayer (Bon Jovi)
16. Love Shack (B52's)
17. Melt with You (Modern English)
18. Oh Mickey (Toni Basil)
19. Pour Some Sugar On Me (Def Lepard)
20. Rock Lobster (B52's)
21. Should I Stay or Should I Go (The Clash)
22. Start Me Up (Rolling Stones)
23. Tainted Love (Soft Cell)
24. Walking on Sunshine (Katrina & The Waves)
25. We Got The Beat (Go Gos)
26. What I Like About You (The Romantics)
27. You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

90's through 2007
1. Aeroplane (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
2. Ain't No Other Man (Christina Aguilera)
3. Allstar (Smash Mouth)
4. Can't Touch This (MC Hammer)
5. Come Away With Me (Norah Jones)
6. Crazy in Love (Beyonce)
7. Fly (Sugar Ray)
8. Fly Away (Lenny Kravitz)
9. Get it Started (Black Eyed Peas)
10. Get This Party Started (Pink)
11. Hard To Handle (Black Crows)
12. Hella Good (No Doubt)
13. Hey Ya (Outkast)
14. Hot in Here (Nelly)
15. I'm A Believer (Smash Mouth)
16. Nasty (Janet Jackson)
17. Rock Your Body (Justin Timberlake)
18. Since You Been Gone (Kelly Clarkson)
19. Smooth (Santana)
20. Steel My Kisses (Ben Harper)
21. This Love (Maroon 5)
22. Yellow (Cold Play)
23. What I Got (Sublime)

Standards, Swing & Ballads

1. All of Me
2. At Last (Etta James)
3. Blue Moon
4. Can't help Falling in Love With You - Elvis Presley
5. Fever (Peggy Lee)
6. Fly Me To The Moon
7. Girl From Iponema
8. Hava Nagila (The Hora)
9. I Left My Heart in San Francisco
10. In The Mood (Glen Miller)
11. It Had to be You (Harry Connick Jr.)
12. I've Got You Under My Skin (Frank Sinatra)
13. Jump Jive & Wail (Brian Setzer Orchestra)
14. Kansas City
15. Mac The Knife
16. Misty
17. Moondance (Van Morrison)
18. New York New York (Frank Sinatra)
19. Rock This Town (Brian Setzer Orchestra)
20. Route 66
21. Satin Doll
22. Summertime (George Gershwin)
23. Take The "A" Train
24. That's Amore (Dean Martin)
25. Unforgettable (Natalie & Nat King Cole)
26. Way You Look Tonight (Frank Sinatra)
27. What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
28. Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton)
29. You Are The Sunshine of my Life (Stevie Wonder)
30. You make Me Feel So Young (Frank Sinatra)