Jim Bates - Drummer in Clogher, United Kingdom. Downloads Available On Itunes, Spotify, Amazon &Amp; Many Other Sites.
A song about manipulative people. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - Manipulation man (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of one of my old songs. I used 11 samples from various Beatles tracks in this. Hoe many can you name. Thanks to David Bolstridge for funky & backward guitars.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - By the back door (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of an old song about dealing with back pain (and other things!). Written, played, sung and recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - Dub n rub (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
New recording of a song I wrote in the early 1980s. Sung, played & recorded at home by yours truly. Guest chorus vocals by Karen Bates.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Keep your word (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of one of my old tunes. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - I need to know (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Another re mix of one of my old songs. Written, sung, played & recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - The big tease (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of a song inspired by a stilt walker I met in Donegal and influenced by Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac. Written, sung, played & recorded at home by yours truly
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Long legged woman(original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of a song about chronic back pain that used to plague me, but it could also be about any current malaise!
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Jim Bates - Monkey (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A remix of an old tune, written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - September mist (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
An original song for lockdown. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - Groundhog blues
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - Behind a photograph
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded at home by yours truly. Special thanks to Tony Smith for guitar contributions.
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Jim Bates - Treat her good (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Christmas greetings from County Tyrone. Recorded at home in a Phil Spector Style.
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Jim Bates - Frosty the snowman
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A new version of a song I wrote nearly 30 years ago. As ever, written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Only dreams (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of a song of mine for lockdown. Written, sung, played & recorded by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - In the air
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Making Waves (original). A re mix of my prog rock/jazz rock/fusion piece. Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Making waves
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Meadowsweet
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Clogher, United Kingdom
One of my old songs re visited and somehow relevant to our current situation. Written, sung, played and recorded by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Where your mouth was
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song formulated circa 1973 by Dave Bolton, Gary Clarke and Jim Bates aka "Nebula". Sung, played and recorded at home by Jim Bates.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Fading faces
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of an old song written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly. Reminders of Summer.
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Jim Bates - Beautiful day
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of a recent song. Lyrics written by my 8 year old great niece with the help of her mother. Music written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - East side
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of a song written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - Can't get through
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of an older song. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - Outside looking in
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about....... 4 Minutes long! Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Drownin' blues
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about climate change. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Right here/ right now
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about time passing. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Blowin' thru'
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded at home by Jim Bates. Remix of one of my old tunes.
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Jim Bates - Bygone daze
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about growing old together. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - I look into your eyes
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about relocating from England to Northern Ireland. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - West o' the bann
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A bit of old fashioned Roll n Roll. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Play tough
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly. Final mix (honest!)
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Jim Bates - Ska for life
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - "normal"
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Gonna rock ('til we can't roll no more)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Best your momma don't know
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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Jim Bates - Time never ends
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written by Herbie Hancock. Played & recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Watermelon man
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song for all disillusioned voters. Written, sung, played & recorded at home by Jim Bates
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Not in my name
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about "dumbing down". Written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
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Jim Bates - Paliika blues
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Song about a child's perception of domestic abuse. Written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Don't come easy
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Special thanks to Tony Smith for "shreddies" and extra metal guitar. All other instruments, vocal, composition & recording carried out by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Wages of sin
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about waste & our planet. Written, sung, played & recorded by moi meme!
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Throwaway world
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song for us "old folk!" Thanks to Tony Smith for guitar & backing vocal contributions. Written, sung, played & recorded by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Brand new
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Departure from the norm. A cover of David Bowie's Heroes. Sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
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Jim Bates - Heroes
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Clogher, United Kingdom
60s pop pastiche, self penned, sung, played & recorded at home by "self".
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Jim Bates - Gimme all your lovin' (just one more time)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A Self penned instrumental, played & recorded by "self".
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Jim Bates - What goes around
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Remix of a self penned tune. All vocals, instruments and recording by "self".
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Blues won't let me
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of a self penned post war style smoochy jazz/swing thing. Sung, played & recorded by "self"
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Jim Bates - Blue circles
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Another re mix of a self penned good ol' country drinkin' song. Sung, played & recorded by "self". With thanks to Tony Smith for guitar contributions.
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Jim Bates - Unleash the beast
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Twist Of Fate, A re mix of a self penned psychedelic romp. All instruments played or arranged by Jim Bates. Vocals also by Jim Bates. Recorded at home.
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Jim Bates - Twist
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mastered self penned song, sung, played & recorded at home by Jim Bates. With thanks to David Bolstridge or contributions on guitars & aah's.
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Jim Bates - Golden state
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written by Tony Smith. Collaborative effort by Jim Bates (vocals, guitar, bass & drums) and Tony Smith (acoustic guitar & backing vocal).
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Jim Bates - Down by the river
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about becoming institutionalised. Written, sung, played and recorded by Jim Bates.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - When you're free
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A self penned song, sung, played & recorded by self.
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Jim Bates - Burn
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of a self penned song. Sung, played & recorded by my own self.
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Jim Bates - Chicken song
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Where's Dusty Springfield when you need her to sing this song?!
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Jim Bates - Walk on
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Some outstanding lead guitar from David Bolstridge toward the end of this song. Check it out!
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Jim Bates - Daydreaming
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Clogher, United Kingdom
With thanks to David Bolstridge for lead guitar and chorus musical notation.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - I heard soebody...
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned song recorded at home & sung & played by Jim Bates. With special thanks to David Bolstridge for contributions on guitar.
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Jim Bates - Feels like....
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Clogher, United Kingdom
An old song but worth a spin!
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Call on me
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song for those who remember "Kookie" Byrnes, corgi toys and watching American TV shows as they grew up!
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Jim Bates - 59 chevy
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Windrushgate.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - The empire ball
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Another re mix. Special thanks to David Bolstridge for some excellent guitar work on this song.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Tints and hips
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A generation on from Windrush.
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Jim Bates - Feeling gone
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mixed & re posted.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Black hair and skinny
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about plastic pollution. Written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
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Jim Bates - The drowning sea
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
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Jim Bates - Ships in the night
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Optimistic (gotta keep trying!)
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Jim Bates - Bright side
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Fallin' on......(written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Stoney ground
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written in the late 1970's but recently updated. Sung, played & recorded by me, at home.
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Jim Bates - Here's to......
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Clogher, United Kingdom
An old song from my back catalogue.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - The end of time
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A lil' 'ol country choon (tongue firmly planted!)
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Llama farmer
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Another solo effort (one of me best, I think)
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Beautiful girl
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Another self penned song.
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Jim Bates - Two way street
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re-load due to previously corrupted file!A song for the NHS & other public sector bodies (and all who sail in them!
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Jim Bates - Waitin' blues
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re-appearance reggae style. A song for the overlooked, undervalued and under represented "silent majority".
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Invisible man
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Clogher, United Kingdom
The antidote to "Second Class Male"
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Jim Bates - Headline news
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned song. Thanks to Tony Smith for guitar contributions.
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Jim Bates - Second class male
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Wild Card (a song by Jim Bates). With thanks to David Bolstridge for contributions on lead guitar.
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Jim Bates - Wild card
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Real drums added as an improvement to this tune.
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Jim Bates - Count me in
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned song. Sung, played & recorded by li'lol'me
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Jim Bates - God's little joke
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A samba for Halloween.
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Jim Bates - Dancing with the devil
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned solo effort. A song about feminism.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Mary man up
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Clogher, United Kingdom
An old song with visuals finally added.
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Jim Bates - Shooting for the moon
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about the "Nanny State". Re-worked from a previous song about pizza!
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Jim Bates - Oblivion
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Clogher, United Kingdom
How can we make informed decisions when we are fed only Chinese Whispers?
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Jim Bates - Chinese whispers
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A self penned song about being slightly offbeat (& I don't mean rhythmically!). A largely solo effort recorded as a demo while envisaging delivery by a "real" singer and, possibly, more capable musicians.
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Jim Bates - Sometimes i wonder
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A self penned song for those that provide care for loved ones of any age. A largely solo effort, expertly assisted by David Bolstridge on electric rhythm and lead guitar.
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Jim Bates - Hard love
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written for all parents, grandparents and children of any age. A largely solo effort, expertly assisted by Dave Bolstridge on electric rhythm and lead guitars.
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Jim Bates - Take me out
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about some relationships (personal & political!)
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Merry go round
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Original composition written, played, sung & recorded by Jim Bates. Photos of Northern Ireland also by Jim Bates.
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Jim Bates - Come away (with my love)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
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