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Saturday January 6th 1973

friars aylesbury phase two - borough assembly hall, market square, aylesbury


Brinsley Schwarz
related friars history (click on date)
Brinsley Schwarz Friars Bedford Thursday January 28th 1971

Nick Lowe's Last Chicken In The Shop/Stiffs Tour Wednesday November 2nd 1977

Quintessence (Maha Dev/Shiva Jones/Jake Milton)  Monday September 15th 1969  Monday December 15th 1969 Saturday October 7th 1971  Saturday September 30th 1972

Friars Birmingham Friday July 23rd 1971

band line up
Brinsley Schwarz
Nick Lowe (bass)  Brinsley Schwarz (guitar/piano) Bob Andrews (keys) Ian Gomm (guitar) Billy Rankin (drums)
Shiva Jones (vocs/keys)  Maha Dev (guitar)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



press cuttings
what happened next
After the demise of the Brinsleys in 1975, Schwartz and Andrews joined Graham Parker and the Rumour. Nick Lowe forged a successful solo career and played Friars in 1977 on the Stiffs tour. Schwarz was also briefly in Ducks Deluxe before forming The Rumour (and then joining with Graham Parker)

Kala, formed by Shiva and Maha Dev of Quintessence made only one album.

odds and trivia
official web presence
Nick Lowe official site  Ian Gomm official site
sound and vision
 Brinsley Schwartz  - Surrender To The Rhythm 
 Kala - Thirsty Generation

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