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Saturday October 2nd 1976

friars aylesbury phase three - vale hall, civic centre, market square, aylesbury

eddie and the hot rods inducted into the friars heroes hall of fame in 2010

pictures from this gig in the galleries

exclusive friars aylesbury interview with barrie masters


Eddie and the Hot Rods
The Flying Aces
related friars history (click on date)
Eddie and the Hot Rods Saturday February 7th 1976  Thursday December 23rd 1976  Saturday February 18th 1978  Saturday March 17th 1979  Friday October 8th 2010

Man (Martin Ace) Saturday June 17th 1972  Saturday August 26th 1972 Friars Bedford Friday August 11th 1972

Help Yourself (Richard Treece) Saturday June 5th 1971

Kursaal Flyers (Graeme Douglas) Saturday December 28th 1974

band line up
Eddie and the Hot Rods
Barrie Masters (vocs)  Graeme Douglas (guitar)  Paul Gray (bass)  Steve Nicol (drums)
The Flying Aces
Martin Ace (bass/vocs) Georgina Ace (guitar) Micky Gibbons (drums) Richard Treece (guitar)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



Barrie Masters, Eddie and the Hot Rods:

In my humble opinion Friars was the best all round gig in the country. The size is great as you're never too far from stage or bar, acoustics are excellent and from the bands point of view a perfect stage size and great dressing rooms.David Stopps ( promoter in my day ) an excellent host, always looked after us well and also ran a tight ship. I must add that the Iggy Pop gig with David Bowie on keys, rates in my top ten gigs of all time. So as you can tell, you won't get a bad word about Friars from me, and I have done more gigs than most bands in the country, most of them I have forgotten by now, but I always remember the Friars gigs I have done. if only all gigs were as good as..... 

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what happened next
Eddie and the Hot Rods went on to have a supersmash with Do Anything You Wanna Do but had called it a day by 1981.Since 1985 though Eddie and the Hot Rods with Masters the ever constant have been performing including a great set at the first night of Friars Phase Four at the Waterside
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Eddie and the Hot Rods official site
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Eddie and the Hot Rods - Keep On Keeping On

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