Hard To Beat Music is an owner operator run professional Deejay service with a huge repertoire of music. Eddie is a great entertainer with good crowd reading skills to judge what is best to play next.
Eddie's very personal service is ideal for wedding dances. He will talk through your requirements before the event to make sure that the music played is suitable for your event.
Hard To Beat Music are one of PME's most popular acts and have been with the agency for many years.
Ideal for: conference dance, corporate staff party, wedding reception, private party
Play List with ten songs chosen from each decade to give a fair idea of the range of music available. (Note this is not a complete list of all the music that is available).
50’S ~ ROCK ‘N’ ROLL
Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley & the Comets
Splish Splash - Sha Na Na
Rockin Robin - Bobby Day
Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Walking Back To Happiness - Helen Shapiro
Do You Love Me - Brian Poole
Saturday Night At The Movies - The Drifters
Lets Twist Again - Chubby Checker
Da Do Ron Ron - The Crystals
Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka
60’S ~ ROCK ‘N’ ROLL
Run around Sue - Dion
The Locomotion - Little Eva
Grease - MegamixJohn Travolta & Olivia Newton J.
Midnight Special - C.C.R
No Particular Place To Go - Chuck Berry
The Wanderer - Dion
Jail House Rock - Elvis Presley
Hooked On A Feeling - Blue Suede
Everybody Needs Somebody - The Blues Brothers
Back To The Sixties - Tight Fit
70’S ~ DISCO
Blame It On the Boogie - The Jackson’s
Dancing Queen - Abba
YMCA - Village People
Rivers Of Babylon - Boney M
Rock The Boat - Hues Corporation
Listen To The Music - Doobie Brothers
Working My Way Back To You Girl - Detroit Spinners
December 1963 (Oh What A Night) - Four Seasons
I’m In The Mood For Dancing -The Nolans
You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Leo Sayer
80’S ~ RETRO
Footloose Kenny - Loggins
Let’s Hear It For The Boy’s - Denise Williams
Love - ShackB52s
Come On Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners
Funky Town - Psuedo Echo
Lean On Me - Club Nouveau
I.O.U - Freeez
Mustang Sally - The Commitments
9 to 5 - Sheena Easton
Take On Me - A Ha
90’S ~ DANCE ~ TECHNO
Starlight - Superman lovers
Get this party started - Pink
Shalala lala - Vega Boys
Wheres your head at - Basement Jaxxs
Groove jet - Spiller
Confusion - New Order
Freestyler - Bomfunk MCs
Amokk - 666
Put your hands up in the air - White head brothers
The Launch - DJ Jean
HIP HOP & R’N’B & RAP
Whats love - Fat Joe
Lose yourself - Eminem
Bonnie & Clyde - Jay Z
I do - 3LW (ft P. Diddy & Loons)
Work it - Missy E
Dilemma - Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland
One night stand - Sarah Connor Feat. Wyclef Jean
Jenny from the block - J Lo
Roi Mata - Brother Love
Girl talk - TLC
Macarena - Los Del Rio
Locomotion - Little Eva
Bird Dance - Compilation CD
Twist - Chubby Checker
Limbo Rock - Compilation CD
Rock Around The Clock - Billy Haley & The Comets
Life Begins at Forty - Dave And The Dynamos
Time warp - Rocky Horror Show
Shaddup you Face - Joe Dolce
Cause I got high -Afroman
The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
Something To Talk About - Bonnie Raitt
I Love A Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt
Hurts so good - J.C.M.Camp
Let Your Love Flow - The Bellamy Brothers
Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell
A Boy Named Sue - Johnny Cash
Elvira - The Oak Ridge Boys
Honey I’m Home - Shania Twain
Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley
Reggae Nights - Jimmy Cliff
Pass The Dutchie - Musical Youth
Turn The Lights Down Low - Bob Marley & Lauryn Hill
Master Blaster - Stevie Wonder
I Don’t Wanna Dance - Eddy Grant
Long Ago - Herbs
Cherry Oh Baby - UB40
Now That Weve Found Love - Third World
You Gonna Walk And Don’t Look Back - Peter Tosh
We Will Rock You - Queen
Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Gimme All Your Loving - Z.Z Top
Midnight Special - C.C.R
Born To Be Wild - Steppen Wolf
Why Can’t This Be Love - Eddie Van Halen
Long Train Running - Dobbie Brothers
Break on Through - The Doors
Ram Jam - Black Betty
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Pretty fly for a white guy - Off Spring
Rollin - Limp Bizcut
Enter the sand man - Metalica
Smells like teen spirit - Nirvana
Killing in the name - R.A.T.M
All The Small Things - Blink 182
Other Side - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Put Your Hands Up - Reef
Alright - Tad Pole
Renegade fighter - Zed
Slice Of Heaven - Dave Dobbyn
Why Does Love Always Do This To Me - Dance Exponents
Are You Old Enough - Dragon
Bliss - The Dudes
I See Red - Split Ends
Blue Lady - Hello Sailor
Watching You - Ardijah
Come Undone - Stella
Glorafilia - Zed
Hands On My Heart - The Warratahs
OLD TIME FAVOURITES ~ SING ALONG
Fool in love - Tina Turner
Sweet inspiration - Yandel Sisters
Sh Boom, Sh Boom - Hi Marks
Respect - A.Franklin
Ten Guitars - Bam Boo ( Version )
Chucks in Love - Ricky Lee Jones
Boy From New York City - Manhattan Transfer
Knock Three Times - Drawn
That’s Amore - Dean Martin
Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love Baby - Barry White
I Knew I Loved You - Savage Garden
My Eyes Adored You - F.V & The Four Seasons
Your Still The One - Shania Twain
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Back at one - B.McKight
Because You Loved Me - Celin Dion
She’s All I Need - Ricky Martin
Tennessee Waltz - Anne Murray
Unchained Melody - W/Brothers
Love Me Tender - Elivs Presley
EASY LISTENING & MIDDLE OF THE ROAD MUSIC
Eagle Rock - Daddy Cool
Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
Hotel California - The Eagles
If I Could Change The World - Eric Clapton
Proud Mary - C.C.R
Hey Baby - Bruce Channel
Old School Yard - Cat Stevens
Love Grows - Edison Lighthouse
Build Me Up Butter Cup - The Foundations
Down In The Boondocks - Billy Joe Royal
All went well on Saturday night with Hard to Beat
First Glass Wines and Spirits
Hard to Beat – fast Eddie was very good, nice guy as well
Our only problem was a late finish to our meal due to a medical drama so when Eddie started up most of the people were heading home
I am glad we did not have a $4,0000 band this year.
NZ International Wine Show
Yes everything went well, the DJ was great.
Thank you for the email.
We were very happy with the entertainment provided by Pete McGregor Entertainment for our wedding. All that Jazz set the tone for a great evening and then Eddie the DJ seamlessly took over when the band finished. We were delighted with both acts.
Thank you for your e-mail.
Eddie was brilliant! He was so accommodating when we were running a bit over time with our earlier act and then when he got started he got everyone up on the dance floor with a great selection of music. We all had a fabulous time and I would have no hesitation in booking Eddie again or recommending him to others.
Thank you again for your help!
Eddie was fantastic. Would recommend to anyone :-)
Wedding was totally awesum day.
Just wanted to let you know that Eddie from hard to Beat was great.
He did a great job of reading the crowd and we all had a great time.
I think a few staff members have sore feet today from all the dancing
Key Account Executive
Pacific Direct Line
Thanks so much – Eddie was great, just got on with the job was easy to work with and played what people wanted to hear. It wasn’t a massive night but he did an excellent job and I’d use you guys again if I need to.
Thanks again – please pass this message on to Eddie for me.
NZ Vetinary Nursing Assoc.
Friday June 18th, the 60th at Swashbucklers - Hard to Beat DJ was great. Eddie read the Party well. It was a great nite. Would recommend him and your booking co to all
Yes Eddie was good thanks, no problems at all
Eddie was great! Listened to our requirements, played to the attendees and the best DeeJay we have had.
‘The Conference Team’
Eddie was absolutely fantastic! He was professional, prompt and had everyone on the dance floor for the entire night. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone and would hire him again for other events.
The day and evening were magical. A great day for us all.
Thanks for all you assistance in chosing a DJ for our wedding. Kept things very simple.
Congratulations on your own wedding last weekend. Trust it all went well!
Ours went great and Eddie was a total pro and made sure the evening flowed really well. We'd like to be able to recommend him (and your service) to others. What is Eddie's surname or do we just recommend "Hard to Beat DJ"?
lisa Kam wedding
Our DJ was awesome, we're delighted with how the evening went. He had everyone up dancing and we've had some great feedback.
Annual Cycle Xmas Function
Please pass on to Eddie a great big thanks! He was very professional from beginning to end and played all the music we asked him too. He went out of his way to help ensure all our needs were met, including the use of his cordless microphone for speeches. The dance floor was never empty. I can thoroughly recommend him!!!!!
Marie & Rob
Thank you very much for organising everything. Our wedding day went very well – we had a fantastic time. The music was a big part of the success of the day. Could you please pass on our thanks to Eddie.
Hi - wedding went great, Eddie did a fantastic job.
Thanks so much for your recommendation of Eddie.
We could not have been happier with the music he chose for our Aussie Theme Party. I received so many compliments from our guests about the great music! Eddie was friendly, reliable, efficient and organised and we would have no hesitation in using him again or recommending him to others. The night was a huge success. Thanks again.
Yes, thank you very much. We had an amazing day and all the acts were
fantastic. They really added to our special day.
Then, of course, the DJ Eddie added the perfect ending to the perfect day! He played all our requested
tracks, plus a few of his own favourites and the dance floor was a busy
place full of laughing and happy guests, all the way to midnight!
We have sent formal thank yous to you and the acts. please could you forward
the cards to the appropriate acts, as we do not have their individual
addresses. The envelope with these cards has been sent from the Cook Islands
today, and should arrive in less than ten days.
Thank you for everything!
Best Wishes, Clare and Greg
Great performance, gauged audience really well, would highly recommend for weddings.
Rochelle Fleming wedding
It was fantastic thanks Pete.
Sinclair Knight Merz
Yes the Clipsal clients were very happy with everything.
Alexandra Park Functions
Eddie was fantastic and will definitely use him again. Thanks very much
Thanks so much for arranging Hard to Beat DJ for our wedding. Eddie was excellent! He played all the songs we wanted to hear and more. We could not have had a better act for our special day.
Thanks so much!
Hard To Beat was hard to beat!
Hi Pete, Eddie was just great
Maersk function Liquid Bar
Thank you for everything - Eddie from Hard to Beat was great, he played everything we liked and got us all dancing! He was kind and introduced himself straight away.
Thank you, we will definitly recommend your services to others.
Nikki & Marty (wedding)
Hi Pete !
Sorry, I had totally forgotten to reply to your email. Man, I just can't beleive how fast the last six weeks have flown - must be a marriage thing! Before you know it we'll be married for 50 years!
Yes!!! Eddie was fantastic !!! He got the volume of the music just perfect and EVERYONE danced until midnight ! - The whole day was just better than we ever dreamed it would be! We will recommend Eddie to others
Thanks so much for your fabulous service
Hope to use you again
Cath (Costello) wedding
We wish to say that we had a FANTASTIC time at Castaways for our daughter's wedding - the DJ was really great and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
We wish to thank you and particularly the DJ for the atmosphere he created and the music he played.
Joanna and Bruce Blomfield
Sorry for the delay in replying to your email. Both acts were very good and fitted in smoothly with the event (e.g. setting up, presentation, choice of music, etc). Also, the DJ coped very well with a couple of power outages in the marquee. Overall, it was the right mix of acts for the event. I would be grateful if you could pass our thanks on to each of them.
Yes - I was very happy with Hard to Beat Deejay. He was very good indeed. Thank you for arranging our entertainment - it was a good night had by all.
Cherie (Hewlett Packard Xmas function)
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