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Friday August 14th 1970

 addison centre, addison howard park, kempston, bedford

exclusive friars aylesbury interview with tony mcphee


forest  chameleon
related friars history (click on date)
Groundhogs Monday June 8th 1970  Saturday April 17th 1971 Saturday November 2nd 1974 Saturday March 20th 1976 Monday June 1st 2009

Chameleon  Monday June 8th 1970 Monday July 6th 1970 Saturday June 19th 1971

Friars Princes Risborough Tuesday October 6th 1970

Friars Bedford Thursday November 26th 1970

Les Payne Monday June 1st 1970

Les Payne (Mainland) Saturday January 6th 1979

band line up
Tony McPhee Peter Cruikshank Ken Pustelnik  Steve Rye
Martin Welham Adrian Welham Dez Allenby
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)






thanks Les Payne from Chameleon's personal scrapbook). The mis-spelling of Chameleon was a common theme !

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what happened next
Groundhogs have been going since 1963 and Tony McPhee's Groundhogs still gig as at 2013. They also came back to Friars in 2009 and became the first band in 25 years to be introduced onto the Friars stage

Of this line up, Steve Rye died in 1992.

Forest had disbanded by 1972

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Groundhogs - Cherry Red 
Forest - Graveyard

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