The Connection Band

The Connection Band emerged in 1982 as the original house band, known as “The French Connection,” at a local night spot in Birmingham, AL. Led by founding member, Darryl Grayson, The Connection continues to deliver a high energy show matched with exciting stage presence and audience participation. With many years of experience performing and opening for talented entertainers such as The Manhattans, Anita Baker, Phyllis Hyman , Najee', The Temptations, Little Richard, Betty Wright, and Jennifer Holiday.

Connection Wedding Band

With a large, diverse song list which includes a variety of Dance/Club Mix, Ballads, Classic R&B and all of your favorite tunes from the 1970's, every performance is sure to satisfy music lovers of all ages. So for your next musical event, let the smooth mellow sounds of The Connection Band entertain you. There’s no engagement too small or too large, only great tunes and great times!

Sample Song List

Apple Bottom Jeans - T-Pain

At Last - Etta James

Baby Boy - Sean Paul

Baby I Love You - Aretha Franklin

Back That Thang Up - Juvenile

Because I Loved You - Celine Dion

Boogie Oogie Oogie - Taste Of Honey

Boogie Shoes - Kc & The Sunshine Band

Brick House - Commodores

Brown-Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

Burn Rubber - The Gap Band

Can't Get Next To You - The Temptations

Celebration - Kool & The Gang

Contagious - The Isley Brothers

Crazy In Love - Beyonce

Crazy Love - Van Morrison

Cupid Shuffle - Cupid

Da Butt - Eu

Deja Vu - Beyonce

Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding

Down Home Blues - Zz Hill

Drop The Bomb - The Gap Band

Easy - Commodores

Electric Slide - GrandMaster Slide

End Of The Road - Boyz To Men

Fire - Ohio Players

Flashlight - Parliament

Get Down Tonight - Kc & The Sunshine Band

Get Here - Oleta Adams

Have I Told You Lately - Rod Stewart

Heard It Thru The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye

Hey Ya - Outkast

Hold On - I'm Coming

Hound Dog - Elvis Presley

I Am - Mary J Blige

I Care For You - Aaliyah

I Feel Good - James Brown

I Got Heaven - Solo

I Wanna Thank You - Maze

I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor

If I Ain't Got You - Alicia Keys

I'll Take You There - Staple Singers

In Da Club - 50 Cent

Inseparable - Natalie Cole

Into The Mystic - Van Morrison

It's Getting Hot In Here - Nelly

Jungle Boogie - Kool & The Gang

Just Because - Tyrone Davis

Just Fine - Mary J. Blige

Just My Imagination - Temptations

Last Dance - Donna Summer

Last Two Dollars - Johnnie Taylor

Let’s Get It Crunk - Mary J. Blige

Let’s Get It On - Marvin Gaye

Let’s Groove Tonight - Earth

Let’s Stay Together - Al Green

Let’s Straighten It Out - Latimore

Love And Happiness - Al Green

Midnight Train - Gladys Knight

Mrs Jackson - Outkast

My Girl - Temptations

No More Crying - Mary J. Blige

Outstanding - The Gap Band

Play That Funky Music - Average White Band

Proud Mary - Tina Turner

Ring My Bell - Anita Ward

Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin

Roller Coaster - Ohio Players

Rude Boy - Rihanna

Shoop - Salt-N-Pepa

Shout - The Isley Brothers

Slow Rollin- Love Doctor

Someone Like You - Van Morrison

Stay - Temptations

Strokin - Clarence Carter

Sugar Pie Honey Bunch - Four Tops

Super Freak - Rick James

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Take Your Time - SOS Band

The Thrill Is Gone - BB King

The Twist - Chubby Checker

The Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson

These Arms Of Mine - Otis Redding

This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan

Tonight Is Tonight - Betty Wright

Twist & Shout - The Beatles

Unforgettable - Natalie Cole

When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge

Where You Want Me To Put It - Solo

Wipe Out - Beach Boys

Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton

Yeah - Usher / Lil Jon

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder

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