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Friars Bedford

Friday April 2nd 1971

 addison centre, addison howard park, kempston, bedford


Writing on the Wall
Stack Waddy
related friars history (click on date)
Writing on the Wall  Monday March 2nd 1970 Monday June 22nd 1970

Bees Make Honey (Willy Finlayson) Saturday March 22nd 1975

Friars Dunstable Saturday June 2nd 1973  

Meal Ticket (Willy Finlayson)  Saturday September 4th 1976

Stack Waddy Friars High Wycombe Saturday September 29th 1970

band line up
Writing on the Wall
Bill Scott, Jake Scott, Limmie Paterson (vocs) Jimmy Hush, Willy Finlayson (guitar)
Stack Waddy
John Knail (vocs/harmonica), Mick Stott (guitar) Stuart Banham (bass) Steve Revel (drums)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



 Willy Finlayson:

"I remember good vibes about the gig!"

Stack Waddy found these old pictures from when they stayed after the gig with david stopps

photos copyright and with permission of Chris Hewitt

and from a brief reunion in 2007

press cuttings
what happened next
Writing on the Wall  Willy still gigs today (and collaborates with some stellar artistes) as Willy Finlayson and the Hurters. Finlayson also played Friars in 1975 with Bees Make Honey and in 1976 with Meal Ticket. Limmie Paterson succumbed to illness. Bill Scott is now in Australia. Jimmy is still making music as is Jake Scott
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Willy Finlayson Official Site Writing on The Wall Official Website
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Stack Waddy - Rosalyn

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