Jim Bates - Drummer in Clogher, United Kingdom. Downloads Available On Itunes, Spotify, Amazon &Amp; Many Other Sites.
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
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Outside looking in
Video
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
Video
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
Video
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
Video
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
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Definitely the final re-mix of this self penned tune. All instruments played & arranged by Jim Bates. Recorded at home.
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Jim Bates - Ska for life
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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
An old self penned tune remastered.
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Jim Bates - September mist
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Remix of an old tune reggae stylie!
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Jim Bates - Rub-n-dub
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A self penned song, sung, played & recorded by self.
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Jim Bates - Burn
Video
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
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned song, played, sung and recorded by my own self.
Received lots of comments & props
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771  
Jim Bates - The big tease
Video
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
Re Titled & Re Mixed.
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Jim Bates - I look into your eyes
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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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2,746  
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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2,086  
Jim Bates - Tints and hips
Video
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
Re mix and re post of one of my older tunes (a good ol' fashioned r n r choon!)
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Jim Bates - Roll with me.
Video
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
Surprised myself with this one. Started off in a completely different style!
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Jim Bates - Making waves
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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
Video
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
West O' The Bann
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Jim Bates - West o' the bann
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Clogher, United Kingdom
How many Beatles samples did I use in this tune? Can you spot them? Clue: It's higher than Number 9!
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Jim Bates - By the back door
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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
Unashamedly pop tune!
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Jim Bates - Little lena
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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
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A samba for Halloween.
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Jim Bates - Dancing with the devil
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
In memory of Dave Bolton, among many others. A combination of 2 songs originally devised by Dave Bolton, Gary Clarke & Jim Bates (aka "Nebula"). Thanks to David Bolstridge for guitar & piano contributions.
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Jim Bates - Fading faces
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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
Video
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
Video
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
Video
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
Video
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
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned song inspired by a stilt walker in Donegal!
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Jim Bates - Long legged woman
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A self penned song about long, hot, lazy Summers.
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4,049  
Jim Bates - Beautiful day
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
An old song of mine "re - visualised". Written, played, sung & recorded by Jim Bates.
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Jim Bates - I need to know
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about some relationships (personal & political!)
Received lots of comments & props
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4,040  
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
New Horizon, new song, Written & recorded at my new home with views of the local area & Northern Ireland attached.
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Jim Bates - New horizon
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
You ain't seen me,,,,,,right?
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Jim Bates - Invisible man
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
I've Been Waiting
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Jim Bates - I've been waiting
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Clogher, United Kingdom
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Jim Bates - Hippy hill
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Mostly MIDI programming by me except for vocals & guitar by me too!
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Jim Bates - Do it
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song for all the blokes that hate dancing. Are we all too macho or just too self conscious?
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Jim Bates - Vertical expression
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Clogher, United Kingdom
One of my earlier songs revitalised with visuals
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Jim Bates - Empty vessels
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Still as relevant today as when I first wrote this!
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Jim Bates - Propaganda
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Inspired by a recording from1972 of a "jam" that took place with my band at the time (Nebula) in a cottage in Wales. We were "getting it together in the country, man!" at the time!
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Jim Bates - Bygone daze
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song inspired by a recent spell of problems with lumbar discs!
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Jim Bates - Monkey
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about sharp tongues and criticism.
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Jim Bates - Shotgun
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
In the light of the Santa Barbara shootings, this song rings true again & again
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Jim Bates - Gang star
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
FIFI's unofficial world cup 2014 song! Forgive the audio distortion but it seems you have to sacrifice audio quality for visual quality on you tube (and vice versa!)
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Jim Bates - Samba do brasil
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Clogher, United Kingdom
An original piece compiled by Jim Bates.
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Jim Bates - Sonata for swifts
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about being at work and other things.
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Jim Bates - I don't want to hear it
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Holiday & family pics.. set to one of my songs!
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Jim Bates - Midnight in miami
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Experimental piece made from various world music samples plus samples from The Yardbirds, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd & Tangerine Dream. Along with "live" playing of Chinese cymbals, dulcimer, Tsuzumi & drum solo. Composed & compiled by Jim Bates.
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Jim Bates - Kulture mix
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about the craziness that gets inside some people's heads.
Received lots of comments & props
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Jim Bates - Gangstar
Audio
Clogher, United Kingdom
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Jim Bates - The grind
Audio
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about being cruel to be kind.
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Jim Bates - Hard love
Audio
Clogher, United Kingdom
Momma's Little Baby
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Jim Bates - Momma's little baby
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Original song about our crazy weather, climate change and the desire for self destruction!
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Jim Bates - Right here right now
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Anti war, heavy rock song commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of WW1
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Jim Bates - Over the top
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Clogher, United Kingdom
What you hear is what I did!
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Jim Bates - Schmoozer
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Clogher, United Kingdom
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