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Friars Bedford

Friday June 11th 1971

 addison centre, addison howard park, kempston, bedford


Chicken Shack
Help Yourself
related friars history (click on date)
Chicken Shack  Friars Bedford Friday 5th March 1971

UFO (Paul Raymond) Saturday April 10th 1976 Saturday January 29th 1977  Saturday June 24th 1978

Help Yourself  Saturday June 5th 1971

Barry Melton Band (Dave Charles/Ken Whaley) Saturday January 24th 1976

band line up
Chicken Shack
Stan Webb Andy Silvester Dave Bidwell Paul Raymond
Help Yourself
 Dave Charles (drums)  Ken Whaley (bass) Malcolm Morley (vocs/guitar)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)


press cuttings
what happened next
 Chicken Shack lasted till 1973. But Stan Webb revived the band in 1976 and continues to play. From this gig line-up, Paul Raymond went on to join UFO

Help Yourself lasted till 1973. Their roadie, Sean Tyla, would later play Friars with Ducks Deluxe and the Tyla Gang

odds and trivia
The original line-up featured Christine Perfect (later Mc Vie)
official web presence
Stan Webb approved site
sound and vision
Chicken Shack  - Tears In The Wind 
Help Yourself  - Sad Brad Smith

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