Jim Bates - Billy'S Bong Homage to Fromage (Original) - Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly. Hat tipped to Daevid Allen's Gong for the camembert samples!
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Jim Bates - Billy'S Bong Homage to Fromage (Original)
Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly. Hat tipped to Daevid Allen's Gong for the camembert samples!
Uploaded 2 months ago
Written, played & recorded at home by yours truly. With thanks to Dave Bolstridge for guitar contributions.
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Jim Bates - Golden state (original instrumental version)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly. With thanks to Dave Bolstridge for lead guitar contributions.
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116  
Jim Bates - Chinese whispers (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song that kids should sing to their parents. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly. With thanks to David Bolstridge for additional lead guitar.
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261  
Jim Bates - Take me out (original composition)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of an old song about optimism. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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294  
Jim Bates - Shooting for the moon
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of an old song about being stuck in a rut at work. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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411  
Jim Bates - The grind
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A re mix of one of my older songs. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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441  
Jim Bates - Time can never end (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Instrumental version of Empty Vessels. Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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373  
Jim Bates - Sunken ships (original)
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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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402  
Jim Bates - Empty vessels (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song highlighting the struggle to survive that farmers face in the UK. Written, sung, played & recorded by yours truly. Featuring guest vocals by Karen Bates.
Received lots of comments & props
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575  
Jim Bates - Farmer stan(original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Inspired partly by the Bradford F.C. fire in 1985 and partly by an incident where a neighbour nearly burned our house down!
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447  
Jim Bates - Walking on fire (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of an unashamedly poppy song I wrote a while ago. Sung, played & recorded at home by yours truly.
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540  
Jim Bates - Beautiful girl (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of a song I wrote when Trump took office. Written, played, sung and recorded at home by yours truly. Featuring guitar by Dave Bolstridge.
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576  
Jim Bates - Wild card (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of one of my old songs about people with sharp tongues & being negative.
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876  
Jim Bates - Shotgun (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A re mix of one of my old (unashamedly pop) tunes. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly. With guest vocals by Karen Bates.
Received lots of comments & props
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693  
Jim Bates - Little lena (original)
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Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about manipulative people. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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670  
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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739  
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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780  
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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653  
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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664  
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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846  
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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732  
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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912  
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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862  
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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876  
Jim Bates - Groundhog blues
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded by yours truly.
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831  
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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1,026  
Jim Bates - Treat her good (original)
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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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942  
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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1,421  
Jim Bates - In the air
Video
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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1,141  
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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1,115  
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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1,142  
Jim Bates - Where your mouth was
Video
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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1,400  
Jim Bates - Fading faces
Video
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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1,039  
Jim Bates - Beautiful day
Video
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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1,076  
Jim Bates - East side
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of a song written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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1,232  
Jim Bates - Can't get through
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of an older song. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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1,504  
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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1,307  
Jim Bates - Drownin' blues
Video
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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1,295  
Jim Bates - Right here/ right now
Video
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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1,277  
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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1,214  
Jim Bates - Bygone daze
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about growing old together. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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1,479  
Jim Bates - I look into your eyes
Video
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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1,814  
Jim Bates - West o' the bann
Video
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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1,687  
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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1,388  
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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1,775  
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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2,160  
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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2,081  
Jim Bates - Best your momma don't know
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written by Herbie Hancock. Played & recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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2,013  
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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1,781  
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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2,467  
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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2,177  
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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2,223  
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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2,181  
Jim Bates - Throwaway world
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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2,560  
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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2,255  
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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2,134  
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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2,715  
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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2,240  
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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1,913  
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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1,965  
Jim Bates - Unleash the beast
Video
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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2,275  
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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1,994  
Jim Bates - Golden state
Video
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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2,132  
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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2,198  
Jim Bates - When you're free
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A self penned song, sung, played & recorded by self.
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2,144  
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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2,278  
Jim Bates - Chicken song
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Where's Dusty Springfield when you need her to sing this song?!
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2,076  
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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2,216  
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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2,162  
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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2,419  
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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4,762  
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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3,460  
Jim Bates - 59 chevy
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Clogher, United Kingdom
Windrushgate.
Received lots of comments & props
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7,045  
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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4,008  
Jim Bates - Tints and hips
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A generation on from Windrush.
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6,928  
Jim Bates - Feeling gone
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mixed & re posted.
Received lots of comments & props
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8,066  
Jim Bates - Black hair and skinny
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about plastic pollution. Written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
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6,466  
Jim Bates - The drowning sea
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
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8,816  
Jim Bates - Ships in the night
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Optimistic (gotta keep trying!)
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6,439  
Jim Bates - Bright side
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Fallin' on......(written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
Received lots of comments & props
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12,580  
Jim Bates - Stoney ground
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written in the late 1970's but recently updated. Sung, played & recorded by me, at home.
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11,627  
Jim Bates - Here's to......
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
An old song from my back catalogue.
Received lots of comments & props
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4,615  
Jim Bates - The end of time
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A lil' 'ol country choon (tongue firmly planted!)
Received lots of comments & props
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5,182  
Jim Bates - Llama farmer
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Another self penned song.
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10,109  
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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5,851  
Jim Bates - Waitin' blues
Video
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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5,617  
Jim Bates - Invisible man
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
The antidote to "Second Class Male"
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6,185  
Jim Bates - Headline news
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned song. Thanks to Tony Smith for guitar contributions.
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4,846  
Jim Bates - Second class male
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Real drums added as an improvement to this tune.
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6,137  
Jim Bates - Count me in
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned song. Sung, played & recorded by li'lol'me
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5,477  
Jim Bates - God's little joke
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Name 
Jim Bates
Followers 138   
Views 382,584   
Props 1,334
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