Related Information for Big John Bates BE CAREFUL, many of the songs associated with this artist are not by the CURRENT Big John Bates Band. Last FM has added songs from Bates' PREVIOUS band (Big John Bates & the Voodoo Dollz) and the two bands do not share the same sound, style or members. Sorry about any confusion, we have been trying to get them to fix this glitch since “Blood, whiskey and knives, Big John Bates “one of Vancouver’s most notorious musicians” (Gl.. read more