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Tunes

The ‘listen links’ on this page are to YouTube versions that are closest to the (non-Rod) version Marsden Swing plays.

The Rod Playalongs can be downloaded.

Adam's Hotel
Artist /Composer : Eumir Deodato
Addicted to Love
Artist /Composer : Robert Palmer
Notes:

Not played very often.

Bergerac
Composer: George Fenton
Bermuda Blues
Artist /Composer : Henry Threadgill
Betcha by Golly, Wow
Artist : The Stylistics
Composer: Thom Bell, LInda Creed
Binaire
Artist : P-Blot
Composer: Shiba Tetsu
Birds Lament
Artist /Composer : Moondog
Blue Bossa
Composer: Kenny Dorham
Boogie Wonderland
Artist : Earth Wind and Fire
Composer: Allee Willis, Jon Lind
Bye Bye Blackbird
Composer: Ray Henderson
Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
Artist /Composer : Paul Simon
East St Louis Toodle-oo
Artist : Duke Ellington
Composer: Ellington, Miley
Fables of Faubus
Composer: Charles Mingus
Ghost Town
Artist : The Specials
Composer: Dammers
Notes:

Based on the Hot 8 Brass Band version

Gonna Change my Way of Thinking
Composer: Bob Dylan
Gotcha - Starsky & Hutch Theme
Composer: Tom Scott
Green Onions
Artist /Composer : Booker T & The MGs
Haitian Fight Song
Artist /Composer : Charles Mingus
Heatwave
Artist : Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Composer: Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Edward Holland
Hip to be Square
Artist /Composer : Huey Lewis
I Want a Chance for Romance
Composer: Hector Rivera
Ken Dodds Dads Dog's Dead
Artist : Crooks & Claridge
Composer: Ben Isaacs
Notes:

Banger

Laughter in the Rain
Artist /Composer : Neil Sedaka
League of Gentlemen
Composer: Joby Talbot
Life on Mars/Warsawa/Heroes
Artist /Composer : David Bowie
Molde Canticle
Composer: Jan Garbarek
Moonglow
Composer: Irving Mills and Will Hudson
Mr Skin
Artist : Spirit
Composer: Jay Ferguson
Night Train
Composer: Jimmy Forrest
Nostalgia in Times Square
Composer: Charles Mingus
Our Waltz
Artist : Roland Kirk Version
Composer: David Rose
Overture to Summer Madness
Artist /Composer : Kool and the Gang
Pussy Cat Dues
Composer: Charles Mingus
Serenade to a Cuckoo
Artist /Composer : Roland Kirk
Shot in the Dark
Artist : Roland Alphonso
Composer: Henry Mancini
Smoke on the Water
Artist : Senor Coconut
Composer: Deep Purple
Smooth Operator
Composer: Sade Adu, Ray St John
Sobabini
Composer: Alan Skidmore
Notes:

Played as a part of a medley with Whoza Mtwana and Water from an Ancient Well.

Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
Composer: Romberg & Hammerstein
Soul Bossa Nova
Artist /Composer : Quincy Jones
Sunshine of Your Love
Artist /Composer : Cream
Sweet Home Chicago
Composer: Robert Johnson
The Bird
Artist : The Time
Composer: Prince, Morris Day
The Hammer
Artist /Composer : David Rudder
The In Crowd
Artist : Dobie Gray
Composer: Billy Page
The Mountain
Composer: Abdullah Ibrahim
The Wedding
Composer: Abdullah Ibrahim
Theme from 'Naked Gun'
Composer: Ira Newborn
Truth
Artist /Composer : Kamasi Washington
Unit 7
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Composer: Sam Jones
Valerie
Artist : The Zutons
Composer: Dave McCabe
Water from an Ancient Well
Artist /Composer : Abdullah Ibrahim
Notes:

Played as a medley with Whoza Mtwana and Sobabini

Wendy
Artist /Composer : Hal Lockwood
Whoza Mtwana
Artist /Composer : Abdullah Ibrahim
Notes:

Played as a medley with Water from an Ancient Well and Sobabini. Playalong includes all three tunes.