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Saturday December 22nd 1973

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

exclusive friars aylesbury interview with sean tyla

friars aylesbury christmas party part one


Ducks Deluxe
Starry Eyed and Laughing  Otway and Barrett film
related friars history (click on date)
Ducks Deluxe Saturday September 1st 1973

The Motors (Nick Garvey) Saturday July 15th 1978

Tyla Gang (Sean Tyla)  Saturday September 17th 1977

Starry Eyed and Laughing Saturday August 10th 1974 Saturday November 9th 1974 Saturday August 30th 1975

Willy Barrett Monday June 16th 1969  Monday June 23rd 1969 Friday February 11th 1972

John Otway Thursday December 23rd 1971 Saturday 13th September 1975  Saturday March 20th 1976 Tuesday December 6th 1977 Sunday August 13th 1978 Saturday April 28th 1979 Thursday December 27th 1979 Sunday December 28th 1980 Saturday March 5th 1983 Friday June 4th 2010

Otway and Barrett Sunday June 17th 1973 Monday September 20th 1976  Saturday March 19th 1977 Thursday May 25th 1978 Saturday February 20th 1982

band line up
Ducks Deluxe
Sean Tyla (guitar) Tim Roper (drums)  Martin Belmont (guitar) Nick Garvey (bass)
Starry Eyed and Laughing
Tony Poole (guitar/vocs)  Ross McGeeney (guitar)  Nick Brown (drums)  Steve Hall (bass)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



press cuttings

thanks neil storey for the below

what happened next
As for Ducks Deluxe, they're gigging again having reformed in 2007.

Nick Garvey would play Friars again as part of The Motors. Sean Tyla played Friars in 1977 supporting Mink de Ville

Starry Eyed lasted till 1976 and had been managed by the legendary Pete Frame.

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