Max Kaplan and the Magics

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Max Kaplan and the Magics

Highlights from the Song List:

Albert Collins – Cold Cold Feeling

Al Green – Driving Wheel

                   How Can You Mend a Broken Heart

                   I’m a Ram

                   I’m Glad You’re Mine

Amos Milburn – Bad Bad Whiskey

B.B. King- Three O'Clock Blues

                   The Thrill Is Gone 

                   Sweet Little Angel 

                   My Own Fault

Bobby Blue Bland – I Pity the Fool

Ann Peebles – 99 Pounds

                          I Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody’s Home

Archie Bell & The Drells – Tighten Up

Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine

                       The Same Love That Made Me Laugh

                       Kissing My Love

                       Grandma's Hands

                        Let Me in Your Life

                        Hope She’ll Be Happier With Him

Bobby Womack – Woman’s Gotta Have It

Earl King – Mama & Papa

The Fabulous Thunderbirds – I’m a Good Man

Fats Domino – Blue Monday

                          Ain’t That a Shame 

Freddie King- Yonder Wall

Huey Piano Smith – Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu

James Brown- Out of Sight 

James Hunter Six – Who’s Fooling Who

                                   I Can Change Your Mind

James Carr ­– The Dark End of the Street

Johnnie Taylor – Who’s Making Love

Little Milton – If You Talk in Your Sleep

Magic Sam- Every Night about This Time

                      That’s All I Need 

Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On

Merle Haggard – Misery and Gin

                              Silver Wings

Ohio Players – Here Today Gone Tomorrow

Otis Clay – Holding on to a Dying Love

                    Too Many Hands

Otis Redding ­– Dock of the Bay

Otis Rush – Me

O.V. Wright- I’ve Been Searching

Professor Longhair- Tipitina 

                                     Hey Now Baby

Robert Cray – Baby Likes to Boogaloo

Ronnie Earl- Same Old Blues

Sam & Dave – I Take What I Want

Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs – Wooly Bully 

Spencer Wiggins – Walking Out on You

Sugar Ray & The Bluetones – Tell Me What’s Going On

                                                    I Believe 

Sure Fire Soul Ensemble – Message from the Meters

Syl Johnson – Back for a Taste of Your Love

                         Different Strokes

William Bell – You Don’t Miss Your Water



Mind on My Heart

Loving, I’m Leaving

Something’s Got to Change

Don’t Catch Falling Knives

All I Want

Sunday Mornings of Life

What Kind of Fool

About Max Kaplan and the Magics

With a captivating front man, soulful guitar leads, and a tight rhythm section, Memphis-based Max Kaplan & the Magics has an exciting and original sound reflecting the sonic landscape of Motown funk, Stax soul, and the guitar-driven blues and rock of the 1960’s.

Max is an energetic vocalist, dynamic stage performer, and multi-instrumentalist. His retro-soul sound, brilliant covers, and first-rate originals are thrilling audiences around the country. He's become especially popular in Memphis, where rock and soul music were born and continue to thrive.

With influences like B. B. King, Leon Bridges, James Brown, Alabama Shakes, Al Green, The Staple Singers, and more, Max Kaplan and the Magics is the perfect band for almost any occasion, from sweaty nightclubs to posh wedding receptions.

"They were absolutely fabulous! Everyone loved them. We can't wait to book them again."

Mary Beth Cullom

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