You can find most of my recorded stuff here, from various projects: Bad Bob Bates – Back Catalogue . Available to stream or buy/download. I’ll add to it as I go along, but here’s a nice tune to start you off: Broken Bottle and Broken Bones – Bad Bob Bates
Live first takes – Blank Slate Acoustic Session, 29th July, ’17:
Part 1 The 27 – Bad Bob Bates – a jaunty little song about death… Played on a four string cigar box guitar made by a friend of mine. Tele neck pickup
Part 2 Sausalito – Bad Bob Bates - a place I need to get back to. Played on a Blue Ridge “vintage style” dreadnought acoustic guitar.
Part 3 Broken Bottle and Broken Bones – Bad Bob Bates - a song about getting ripped off… Played on my Godin 5th Avenue archtop (P90 pickup in neck).
All of the session in one place… Hope you like my tunes.
Bridge street In The Rain – Bad Bob Bates - from the album Bridge Street, 2014 (recorded July 2014)
Let Me Be Your Doctor – Bad Bob Bates - from the album Bridge Street, 2014 (recorded July 2014)
All of the Blank Tape Acoustic Session
“Brothers’ Sons”. Words/Music BBB, All instruments BBB except harmonica – Ronnie Semple. Rough cut, pre mix down etc and just MP3 for you to stream – or capture if you can Below.
BLUES AT THE BAY, live solo recording from static camera, parts 1 to 4:
Part 4 (gets messy….):
Here’s some Oil City Shakers vids from The Butterfly Cabinet’s Monkey Junk Blues Club 12/06/14:
More live video:
Crosstown Traffic - BBB Solo March 1st, Railway Tavern, Rothbury. Thanks for the vid Bryan.
Ace Of Spades ,BBB and Ronnie Semple as Oil City Shakers, Ace Of Spades
Stop Breaking Down Blues, on the Bishop FM Blues Show, February 2013.
Delaware Slide , on the Bishop FM Blues Show, February 2013. Nicely out of tune
Mad Man Blues , on the Bishop FM Blues Show, February 2013.
Take a Tip , The Bandits at The Three Tuns, Gateshead, 2010. Quality a bit down but nice energy….