Slim Jim And The Phatts Band

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SLIM JIM & THE PHATTS

Slim Jim & the Phatts continue the hard working entertainment tradition created by Slim Jim & the Fatts Band , since 1986. Slim Jim & the Fatts Band will celebrate their 20 th Anniversary in June 2006.
Slim Jim & the Phatts recreate the power and excitement of "live" entertainment with a seven piece "super group" of highly talented and professional entertainers and musicians.
The 2005 Phatts , are the ultimate hybrid of Slim Jim & the Swinging Fatts, Slim Jim & Fatt Fiction, Beauties & the Beast and Slim Jim & the Fatts Band . Slim Jim & the Phatts perform classics from the 60s to current Top 40. Slim Jim & the PHATTS have a broad musical appeal and an enthusiastic energy whilst performing some of the classic songs of modern music.
For nearly twenty years, Slim Jim has been fronting one of the most successful rocking/ rhythm and blues acts in Western Australia. He has performed in excess of 5,000 shows state wide - setting a precedent within the local music industry for professionalism and demand. Slim Jim displays his versatility with appearances on radio and television, as a compere and personality for Channel 7, SBS, Access 31, GWN, 96FM, 92.9FM, 6PR, RED FM and many regional stations.
Slim Jim & the Fatts Band were the resident band for TVW 7's "Basil's Footy Show" from 1999 - 2001. The popular local football programme had an average weekly audience of 200,000 viewers. The regular guests included Adrian Barich, Karl Langdon, Scott Watters, Shaun McManus, Chris Mainwaring, Peter Sumich, Heath Black, Scott Cummings and host Basil Zempilas. In 1999, "BASIL'S FOOTY SHOW - LIVE" attracted 2,500 fans to Metropolis - City.

SLIM JIM & THE PHATTS

Slim Jim & the Fatts Band composed the theme for"Basil's Footy Show" and jingles for "The Ideal Homesand Gardens Expo" and "Summer Homes and Gardens Show". In 1988, Slim Jim & the Fatts Band received five nominations at the Western Australian Rock Music Industry Awards, including "Most Popular Band". Slim Jim was nominated for the"Most Popular Entertainer" category. A special readers poll in"The West Australian" newspaper voted Slim Jim & the Fatts Band as the "Most Popular Commercial Rock Band in WA" for 1994.
"Live at the OBH" was Slim Jim & the Fatts Band's debut album. It was the highest selling independently released album for 1988. The album successfully captured the spirit of an audience supporting their favourite local band.
Slim Jim is constantly in demand as a solo performer, actor, compere or for television and radio voice-overs. His list of satisfied clients include:

* BASIL'S FOOTY SHOW - CHANNEL 7
* SHERATON HOTEL
* TELETHON
* CITY OF PERTH
* SORRENTO QUAY SUMMER         FESTIVAL
* SKYWORKS
* FREMANTLE FOOTBALL CLUB
* FESTIVAL OF DANCE
* BETTS & BETTS TELETHON BREAKFAST
* CH 7 MASTERS CHOC CARTON REGATTA
* SWEET AND SOUR - ACCESS 31
* COVER MODEL 2002-03-07
* HYUNDAI HOPMAN CUP BALL
* CHANNEL 7
* ELLENBROOK JAZZ FESTIVAL
* LORD MAYORS CUP ROWING REGATTA
* APPEALATHON
* SKYSHOW
* WESTERN REDS RUGBY LEAGUE CLUB
* IDEAL HOMES & GARDENS EXPO
* BATTLE OF THE CODES - CH 7
* WEST COAST EAGLES FOOTBALL CLUB
* PERTH WILDCATS
* MISS TEEN QUEEN 1999 - 2002

SLIM JIM & THE PHATTS

Slim Jim (and the various Fatts' line-ups) has shared the stage with some of Australia's finest artists: -
SKYHOOKS , MENTAL AS ANYTHING, ROCKMELONS, SCREAMING JETS, ZEP BOYS , MARK CALLAGHAN (GANGAJANG), THE ANGELS, DIVINYLS, BIG PIG, HUNTERS & COLLECTORS, JAMES REYNE, SIMON GALLAHER, JULIE ANTHONY, HUGH JACKMAN, DARYL BRAITHWAITE, MATT TAYLOR, WENDY STAPELTON, THE VELVET JANES, KEVIN BLOODY WILSON, RUSSELL MORRIS, BRIAN CADD, JIMMY BARNES and international superstars SIR BOB GELDOF and THE DRIFTERS.
In October 1997, Slim Jim & Fatt Fiction were chosen to back Jon English at a special "one show only" performance at the POST OFFICE NIGHTCLUB.

SLIM JIM & THE PHATTS ARE.........

SLIM JIM
VOCALS/GUITARS
(SLIM JIM & THE FATTS BAND, BEAUTIES & THE BEAST & THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN)

RHYS WOOD
VOCALS / ACOUSTIC GUITAR / KEYBOARDS / TENOR SAXOPHONE / HARMONICAS
(SLIM JIM & THE FATTS BAND, HEAD HUNTERS, SLIM JIM & FATT FICTION & GROUP D'JOUR)

BERNARD O'ROURKES
VOCALS / PERCUSSION / TENOR SAXAPHONE / ACOUSTIC GUITAR
(SLIM JIM & THE FATTS BAND, PLAYTIME, KALAMUNDA SWING BAND, GANGSTERS)

DAVID FYFFE
GUITARS / HAROMICA / VOCALS
(STARFISH, THE PASSENGERS, SCARAMOUCHE, DRUMS & WIRES, JUNTA)

STEVE BLOXHAM
KEYBOARDS / TRUMPET / VOCALS
(SLIM JIM & THE FATTS BAND, RASPBERRY GROOVE, ARTIFICIAL HIP, GROOVE COONECTION)

SHANE KELLY
ELECTRIC BASS / DOUBLE BASS / VOCALS
(HIP MO' TOAST, JUST JUMP, WA YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA, BACKLASH, HARRY DELUXE SWING BAND, GARY LEE QUARTET, NU, IRIS & FREEHOLD JAZZ)

WADE SAUNDERS
DRUMS
(DEAD ABIGAILS, WESTERN AUSTRALIAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA,JASMINE NELSON QUARTET, BELINDA OAKLEY BAND, LIMOUSINE MURDERS)

Slim JIm And The Phatts are suitalble for all corporate events including weddings and private functions.

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Song List

• GOOD LOVING – YOUNG RASCALS
• A HARD DAY’S NIGHT – THE BEATLES
• BROWN EYED GIRL – VAN MORRISON
• CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE – QUEEN
• MOST PEOPLE I KNOW – BILLY THORPE
• LET’S STICK TOGETHER – BRYAN FERRY
• I FEEL GOOD – JAMES BROWN
• GIMME SOME LOVING – BLUES BROTHERS
• TREAT HER RIGHT – GEORGE THOROGOOD
• BALLROOM BLITZ – THE SWEET
• OUT OF MIND, OUT OF SIGHT – THE MODELS
• DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME – SIMPLE MINDS
• LEAVE YOUR HAT ON – JOE COCKER
• YOU TO ME ARE EVERYTHING – THE REAL THING
• PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC – WILD CHERRY
• TWIST AND SHOUT – THE BEATLES
• WHAT’S MY SCENE – HOODOO GURUS
• WILD, WILD WEST – JUMP CLUB
• ROCK THE CASBAH – THE CLASH
• GOOD TIMES – INXS / JIMMY BARNES
• BAD CASE OF LOVING YOU – ROBERT PALMER

• WHAT YOU NEED – INXS
• SUMMER OF ’69 – BRYAN ADAMS
• ELEVATION – U2
• ALLSTAR – SMASHMOUTH
• OLD TIME ROCK AND ROLL – BOB SEEGER
• A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION – ELVIS
• DOWNUNDER – MEN AT WORK
• I’M A BELIEVER – SMASHMOUTH
• VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR –THE BUGGLES
• PLACE YOUR HANDS – REEF
• JUMP – VAN HALEN
• SMOOTH – SANTANA
• YOU GET WHAT YOU GIVE – NEW RADICALS
• KHE SAHN – COLD CHISEL
• MY HAPPINESS – POWDERFINGER
• 500 MILES – THE PROCLAIMERS
• LONG TRAIN RUNNING – THE DOOBIE BROTHERS
• MUSTANG SALLY – THE COMMITMENTS
• BLISTER IN THE SUN – THE VIOLENT FEMMES
• SONG 2 – BLUR
• ROADHOUSE BLUES – THE DOORS
• LONG WAY TO THE TOP – AC / DC
• TIME OF YOUR LIFE – GREENDAY
• AMERICAN PIE – DON MCLEAN
• JOY TO THE WORLD – THREE DOG NIGHT
• APRIL SUN IN CUBA – DRAGON
• ARE YOU OLD ENOUGH – DRAGON
• GLORIA – VAN MORRISON
• WILD THING - THE TROGGS
• EAGLE ROCK – DADDY COOL
• BASIL’S FOOTY THEME – SLIM JIM & THE FATTS BAND
• WALKING ON THE SUN – SMASHMOUTH

• HURTS SO GOOD – JOHN COUGAR MELLENCAMP
• ALL THE SMALL THINGS – BLINK 182
• COUNTING THE BEAT – THE SWINGERS
• SWEET HOME ALABAMA – LYNARD SKYNARD
• MY SHARONA – THE KNACK
• DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT – TOPLOADER
• RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW – JESUS JONES
• THROW YOUR ARMS AROUND ME – H & C
• DON’T CHANGE – GRINSPOON
• ON MY MIND – POWDERFINGER
• R.O.C.K IN THE USA – JOHN COUGAR MELLENCAMP
• COULD YOU BE LOVED – BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS
• RELAX – FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
• TAINTED LOVE – SOFT CELL / LIVING END
• ACCIDENTALLY IN LOVE – COUNTING CROWS
• (ABSOLUTELY) STORY OF A GIRL – NINE DAYS
• VERTIGO – U2
• HARD ACT TO FOLLOW – GRINSPOON
• THE GAMBLER – KENNY ROGERS
• I WILL SURVIVE – CAKE
• ARE YOU GONNA BE MY GIRL – JET
• FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT TO PARTY – BEASTIE BOYS
• IN THE SUMMERTIME – THIRSTY MERC
• HEY YA – OUTKAST

SONGS FEATURING FEMALE GUEST VOCALISTS:

• I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE – ALICIA BRIDGES
• I WILL SURVIVE – GLORIA GAYNOR
• KNOCK ON WOOD – ANITA WARD
• SIMPLY THE BEST – TINA TURNER
• NUTBUSH CITY LIMITS – TINA TURNER
• RIVER DEEP, MOUNTAIN HIGH – TINA TURNER
• GOOD LOVIN’ – YOUNG RASCALS
• GIMME SOME LOVIN’ – SPENCER DAVIS GROUP
• I’M A BELIEVER – SMASHMOUTH/THE MONKEES
SWEET HOME ALABAMA – LYNARD SKYNARD

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