Jim Bates - Chinese Whispers (Original) - Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly. With thanks to Dave Bolstridge for lead guitar contributions.
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Jim Bates - Chinese Whispers (Original)
Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly. With thanks to Dave Bolstridge for lead guitar contributions.
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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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Jim Bates - Take me out (original composition)
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly. Hat tipped to Daevid Allen's Gong for the camembert samples!
Received lots of comments & props
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487  
Jim Bates - Billy's bong homage to fromage (original)
Video
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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263  
Jim Bates - Shooting for the moon
Video
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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396  
Jim Bates - The grind
Video
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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418  
Jim Bates - Time can never end (original)
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Instrumental version of Empty Vessels. Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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349  
Jim Bates - Sunken ships (original)
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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387  
Jim Bates - Empty vessels (original)
Video
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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558  
Jim Bates - Farmer stan(original)
Video
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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439  
Jim Bates - Walking on fire (original)
Video
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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519  
Jim Bates - Beautiful girl (original)
Video
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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553  
Jim Bates - Wild card (original)
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mix of one of my old songs about people with sharp tongues & being negative.
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860  
Jim Bates - Shotgun (original)
Video
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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670  
Jim Bates - Little lena (original)
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about manipulative people. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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650  
Jim Bates - Manipulation man (original)
Video
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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705  
Jim Bates - By the back door (original)
Video
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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733  
Jim Bates - Dub n rub (original)
Video
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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634  
Jim Bates - Keep your word (original)
Video
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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645  
Jim Bates - I need to know (original)
Video
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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811  
Jim Bates - The big tease (original)
Video
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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681  
Jim Bates - Long legged woman(original)
Video
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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883  
Jim Bates - Monkey (original)
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A remix of an old tune, written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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835  
Jim Bates - September mist (original)
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
An original song for lockdown. Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
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847  
Jim Bates - Groundhog blues
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded by yours truly.
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787  
Jim Bates - Behind a photograph
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded at home by yours truly. Special thanks to Tony Smith for guitar contributions.
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972  
Jim Bates - Treat her good (original)
Video
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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906  
Jim Bates - Only dreams (original)
Video
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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1,399  
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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1,111  
Jim Bates - Making waves
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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1,094  
Jim Bates - Meadowsweet
Video
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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1,128  
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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1,378  
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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1,017  
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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1,066  
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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1,210  
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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1,463  
Jim Bates - Outside looking in
Video
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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1,289  
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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1,274  
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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1,254  
Jim Bates - Blowin' thru'
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded at home by Jim Bates. Remix of one of my old tunes.
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1,195  
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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1,453  
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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1,742  
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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1,667  
Jim Bates - Play tough
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, played and recorded at home by yours truly. Final mix (honest!)
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1,357  
Jim Bates - Ska for life
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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1,764  
Jim Bates - "normal"
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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2,121  
Jim Bates - Gonna rock ('til we can't roll no more)
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played and recorded at home by yours truly.
Received lots of comments & props
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2,026  
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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1,989  
Jim Bates - Watermelon man
Video
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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1,756  
Jim Bates - Not in my name
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A song about "dumbing down". Written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
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2,428  
Jim Bates - Paliika blues
Video
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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2,163  
Jim Bates - Don't come easy
Video
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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2,205  
Jim Bates - Wages of sin
Video
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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2,146  
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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2,539  
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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2,232  
Jim Bates - Heroes
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
60s pop pastiche, self penned, sung, played & recorded at home by "self".
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2,110  
Jim Bates - Gimme all your lovin' (just one more time)
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A Self penned instrumental, played & recorded by "self".
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2,683  
Jim Bates - What goes around
Video
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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2,225  
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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1,883  
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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1,954  
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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2,231  
Jim Bates - Twist
Video
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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1,968  
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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2,113  
Jim Bates - Down by the river
Video
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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2,186  
Jim Bates - When you're free
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A self penned song, sung, played & recorded by self.
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2,134  
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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2,244  
Jim Bates - Chicken song
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Where's Dusty Springfield when you need her to sing this song?!
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2,049  
Jim Bates - Walk on
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Some outstanding lead guitar from David Bolstridge toward the end of this song. Check it out!
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2,195  
Jim Bates - Daydreaming
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
With thanks to David Bolstridge for lead guitar and chorus musical notation.
Received lots of comments & props
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2,135  
Jim Bates - I heard soebody...
Video
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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2,400  
Jim Bates - Feels like....
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
An old song but worth a spin!
Received lots of comments & props
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4,733  
Jim Bates - Call on me
Video
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
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Windrushgate.
Received lots of comments & props
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7,027  
Jim Bates - The empire ball
Video
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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3,993  
Jim Bates - Tints and hips
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A generation on from Windrush.
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6,892  
Jim Bates - Feeling gone
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Re mixed & re posted.
Received lots of comments & props
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8,055  
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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6,442  
Jim Bates - The drowning sea
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Written, sung, played & recorded by Jim Bates.
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8,805  
Jim Bates - Ships in the night
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Optimistic (gotta keep trying!)
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6,405  
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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12,547  
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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11,582  
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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4,587  
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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5,164  
Jim Bates - Llama farmer
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Another self penned song.
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10,107  
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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5,833  
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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5,594  
Jim Bates - Invisible man
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
The antidote to "Second Class Male"
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6,128  
Jim Bates - Headline news
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned song. Thanks to Tony Smith for guitar contributions.
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4,820  
Jim Bates - Second class male
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Real drums added as an improvement to this tune.
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6,099  
Jim Bates - Count me in
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
Self penned song. Sung, played & recorded by li'lol'me
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5,470  
Jim Bates - God's little joke
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
A samba for Halloween.
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5,402  
Jim Bates - Dancing with the devil
Video
Clogher, United Kingdom
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Views 380,006   
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