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CB July 1st 2009 (with Bob Collum)


This week I was joined by Bob Collum, mainman with Bob Collum & The Welfare Mothers. Originally from Oklahoma, Bob moved to Essex eight years ago and is a regular on the local gig scene. His fourth album Set The Stupid Free was released last year, and the band are currently working on new material. Get your hands on a CD and find out where to see Bob playing live at and


Click to hear the tracks performed in the studio:

Disco Jesus

She Hates Me

A Little Wind

Why Do You Scare Me?

My Little Hurricane


I also chatted to locals Redeye on the phone. The band formed originally in 1994 but have enjoyed a new lease of life in the last few months, making a number of high-profile appearances across London and Essex with their brand of classic rock and blues. The band can next be seen live at the Bridgehouse 2 in Canning Town on August 7th – keep up to date at 


Click here to listen to the interview


Luscious Jackson – Ladyfingers

The Bluetones – Serenity Now

Vinny Vinny – Broke Up The Family

Los Salvadores – Empty Boxes

Redeye – Debutant

The Tibetan Tea Company – My Hat is Removed (Lounge Version)

The Kazoo Funk Orchestra – Brain Slippers

Bob Collum & The Welfare Mothers – Merry Go Round



Disco Jesus (live in session)

The Kinks – Sweet Lady Genevieve

Timebox – Barnabus Swain

She Hates Me (live in session)

A Little Wind (live in session)

Judee Sill – Lady-O

Why Do You Scare Me? (live in session)

Bob Dylan – Po Boy

Paul Westerberg – We May Be the Ones

My Little Hurricane (live in session)


The New Giants – Shine On

Urban Reverb – Miss You

The Uninvited – Castles Made of Stone

Carnal Rites – Take My Life

ChavTownBand – Weknowwhatwedontknow

Law Abiding Citizens – Little L


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