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Friday December 7th 1973

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

exclusive friars aylesbury interviews with steve hillage and tim blake

oxfam benefit gig

 

Gong
Pink Fairies didn't show up
 
related friars history (click on date)
Steve Hillage Saturday October 16th 1976  Saturday October 15th 1977 Wednesday May 3rd 1978

Hawkwind (Tim Blake) Saturday May 28th 2011

 
setlist
 
 
band line up
Gong
Daevid Allen (vocs/guitar)  Gilli Smith (vocs)  Steve Hillage (guitar) Pierre Moerlen (drims)  Mike Howlett (bass)  Tim Blake (keys)  Didier Malherbe (sax)
 
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)
 
 
 
ticket

 

memories
David Stopps presenting the cheque of the proceeds from this gig - taken from the Bucks Herald archives

 

press cuttings
what happened next
Gong were still going as at 2012. In 2010 they played some reunion shows featuring Allen, Smyth, Howlett and Hillage. Daevid Allen died in March 2015. Tim Blake embarked on a solo career and is now in Hawkwind. Steve Hillage embarked on a successful solo career and now is a well known techno/ambient star as System 7.
 
odds and trivia
 
official web presence
Gong official site
 
sound and vision
 
Gong - I Never Glid Before
 
 

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