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Friars Bedford

Wednesday December 23rd 1970

 addison centre, addison howard park, kempston, bedford


Medicine Head
Dando Shaft
related friars history (click on date)
Medicine Head Saturday July 24th 1976 

The British Lions  (John Fiddler) Friday December 23rd 1977

band line up
Medicine Head
John Fiddler (vocs/guitar)  Peter Hope-Evans (harmonica/Jews harp)
Dando Shaft
Kevin Dempsey (guitar/vocs) Dave Cooper (guitar/vocs) Martin Jenkins Roger Bullen (bass) Ted Kay (percussion) Polly Bolton (vocs)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)




press cuttings
what happened next
Medicine Head had a big hit with One and One is One and split in 1977. John Fiddler went on to front The British Lions

Dando Shaft lasted till 1973 and had a couple of reunions in 1977 and 1989.

odds and trivia
Dando Shaft took their name from a Don Colhoun novel of the same name.
official web presence
Dando Shaft official site
sound and vision
Medicine Head - Walkin' Blues  
Dando Shaft - River Boat

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