Desmond at Gig

Desmond Paul Allen

Singer Songwriter Gigs

Cover Tune Gigs

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Available For Gigs in East Alabama & Western Georgia

I'll play dinner houses, private parties, weddings;

just about anything but bars, they're just not worth the effort.   


Listen to Live Clips of Several Popular Cover Tunes


Here are many of the cover tunes I play; but it's not an exhaustive list.


A Rainy Night in Georgia

Ainít Misbehaving

Alabama Rain

All I Ever Need is You

As Tears Go By

As Time Goes By

Blue Bayou

Canít Help Falling in Love

Canít Take My Eyes Off Of You

Could I Have This Dance



Donít It Make My Brown Eyes Blue

Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Everybody Loves Somebody

Ferry Cross The Mercy

Fire and Rain


Green, Green Grass Of Home

Have I Told You Lately That I Love You

Hello Young Lovers

Homeward Bound

I canít Stop Loving You

Iíd Really Like to See You Tonight

Iíll Be Seeing You in All The Old Familiar Places

Iím Easy

In My Life

Little Things Mean a Lot

Lonesome Town

Love Me Tender

Mr Bo Jangles

My Sweet Lady

Only The Lonely

Rambling Rose

Reason To Believe

Return To Sender

Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye

Sheís No Lady



True Love Ways

Try A Little Kindness


This Old Guitar

Time In a Bottle

Unchained Melody

Weíll Sing In The Sunshine

Weíve Only Just Begun

What A Wonderful World

What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted

Wonderful Tonight

You Are So Beautiful To Me

You Belong To Me

You Light Up My Life

Your Song

Youíre Nobody Till Somebody Loves You

Youíve Got a Friend



1000 Miles

A Boy Named Sue


Achy Breaky Heart

Act Naturally

All My Exes Live In Texas

Alone and Broke In Birmingham

Always On My Mind


Amarillo By Morning

Amos Moses

Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground

Back Home Again

Bad Moon Rising

Behind Closed Doors

Big River

Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain

Blue Moon Of Kentucky

Bubbles In My Beer

City Of New Orleans

Cold, Cold Heart

Could I Have This Dance For The Rest of My Life

Country Road


Crying Time

Desperados Waiting For A Train

Detroit City

Down On The Corner

Donít Take Your Guns To Town

Faded Love

Folsom Prison

For The Good Times

Fortunate Son

From The Bottom To The Bottle

Funny How Time Slips Away

Gentle On My Mind

Ghost Riders In The Sky

Good Hearted Woman

Grandmaís Feather Bed


Have Ever Seen The Rain

Hello Walls

Help Me Make It Through The Night

Here Comes That Rainbow Again

Hey Good Looking

Hey Porter

I Canít Be Your Fool

I Canít Stop Loving You

I Donít Have A Reason To Go To California Anymore

I Fall To Pieces

I Really Donít Want To Know

Iíd Have To Be Crazy

If You Could Touch Her At All

Iíll Waltz You Home

Is Anybody Going To Santa Fe

Iíve Got The Time

Jody And The Kid



Long As I Can See The Light

Look What Thoughts Can Do

Looking Out My Back Door

Love Sick Blues

Loving Her Was Easier Than Anything Iíve Ever Done Before

Mamma Donít Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys

Me And Bobby McGee

Move It On Over

My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys

Pilgrim Chapter 33

Poncho And Lefty

Railroad Lady

Recollection Phoenix

Red Headed Stranger

Sunday Morning Coming Down

Take Me Home Country Roads

The Seashores of Old Mexico in C

The Seashores of Old Mexico in D

Seven Spanish Angels

Sheís Walking Through My Memories

Slow Moving Outlaw

Sugar Moon

This Face

When I Loved Her

You Donít Know Me

Youíre Cheating Heart

Take Me Home Country Roads

When You Say Nothing At All Notation

When You Say Nothing At All

Who Will Stop The Rain

Back In The Saddle Again

Home On The Range

How Much Is That Doggie In The Window

Red River Valley

The Yellow Rose Of Texas


















A Mess Of Them Blues

A Teenager In Love

All I Have To Do Is Dream

All Shook Up

Bye, Bye Love

Donít Be Cruel

Dream Lover

Earth Angel

Everybodyís Trying To Be My Baby


For Your Love

Great Balls Of Fire

Hard Hearted Woman

Heart Beat

Happy Together

Heartbreak Hotel

Hound Dog

Itís Late

Itís So Easy

Jailhouse Rock

Johnny B Goode

Little Sister

Maybe Baby

May bellene

Mean Woman Blues


Mustang Sally

Not Fade Away

Oh Boy

Oh, Pretty Woman

Old Time Rock N Roll

Peggy Sue

Rave On

Rock Around With Ollie Vee

Rock N Roll Music

Roll Over Beethoven

School Days

Slow Down

Sweet Little Sixteen

Thatíll Be The Day

Think It Over

Two Silhouettes

Well, All Right

You Got It


Pop & Easy Rock

Alabama Rain

Amie (What You Gonna Do)

And Then I Kissed Her

As Tears Go By

Bad, Bad LeRoy Brown


Brandy Sheet Music

Brown Eyes Girl

Build Me Up Buttercup

Canít Buy Me Love

California Dreaminí


Do Wah Diddy Diddy

Do You Want To Know A Secret

Donít Mess Around With Jim


Hello Mary Lou

Honky Tonk Woman

Hey Baby

I Feel Fine

I Should Have Known Better

Iím Happy Just To Dance With You

In Dreams

Leaving On A Jet Plane

Maggie Mae


Mrs Brown Youíve Got A Lovely Daughter

Peaceful Easy Feeling

Puff The Magic Dragon

Rapid Roy

Roller Derby


Take It Easy

Take It To The Limit

Thatís Life

The Birds And The Bees

The Weight

Thereís A Kind Of Hush


You Got It


Early 20th Century

A Kiss To Build A Dream On

Ainít She Sweet

All Of Me

Blue Skies

Goodnight Irene

Iíll Be Seeing You

Makingí Woopee

That Lucky Old Sun

Try A Little Tenderness

When Youíre Smiling

Ballad Of The Green Beret

I Could Have Danced All Night

Iím Looking Over A Four-Leaf Clover

On Moonlight Bay

Secret Love

Teacherís Pet

When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever

Yes Sir, Thatís My Baby

Que Sera, Sera




Baby Please Donít Go

Before you Accuse Me

Freeborn Man

I Got A Woman

I Heard It Through The Grapevine

Hard Times

Kansas City

Lazy Bones

Layla (Unplugged)

Night Life

Nobody Knows You When Youíre Down and Out

Proud Mary

Rambliní On My Mine

Reconsider Baby

Red House

San Francisco Bay Blues

Steam Roller Blues

The Midnight Special

Three OíClock Blues

The Seventh Son



A New Name In Glory

Amazing Grace

Blessed Assurance

Farther Along

He Touched Me

His Eye Is On The Sparrow

How Beautiful Heaven Must Be

How Can You Refuse Him Now

How Great Thou Art

I Saw The Light

If God Is Dead Whoís This Living In My Soul

Iíll Fly Away

Iíll Meet You In The Morning

In The Garden

Is Your All On The Alter

It Is Well With My Soul

It Will Be Worth It All

Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Lilly Of The Valley

Make Me A Blessing

Near The Cross

No, Not One

Nothing But The Blood

O I Want To See Him

Pass Me Not

Precious Memories


Softly And Tenderly

The Last Mile Of My Way

The Healer

The Lighthouse

The Long Black Train

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

Unclouded Day

Wealth Wonít Save Your Soul

When The Book Of Life Is Read

Where Could I Go

Wonderful Words Of life

$150 /hr


Note: If a compete band is required, I will need least an eight week notice; $400 to $600 per hour for a band.



I perform volunteer gigs at each of the following location; most of them, several times a year.


Bill Nichols State Veteranís Home

1784 Elkahatchee Road
Alexander City, AL 35010


Camp Hill Senior Center

125 Henderson Dr Camp Hill AL 36850


Morningside of Auburn

871 Twin Forks Ave, Auburn, AL 36830


Magnolia Place

1553 Professional Pkwy

Auburn, AL 36830


Camellia Place at Auburn Medical Park

1171 Gatewood Dr Auburn AL 36830


Dadeville Healthcare Center

351 N East St, Dadeville AL 36853


The Harbor

701 Brook Stone Dr, Opelika AL 36801


Oak Park Nursing Home

1365 Gatewood Dr, Auburn AL


Lafayette Nursing Home

555 B St Lafayette, AL 36862


Lafayette Extended Care

805 Hospital St, La Fayette, AL 36862


Diversicare of Lanett

702 S 13Th St Lanett AL 36863


EAMC-Lanier Nursing Home

4800 48th Street, Valley, AL 3854




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