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Saturday March 20th 1976

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

pictures from this gig in the galleries

groundhogs and john otway inducted into the friars heroes hall of fame in 2009

exclusive friars aylesbury interviews with tony mcphee and john otway



John Otway Band
related friars history (click on date)
Groundhogs Monday June 8th 1970  Saturday April 17th 1971 Saturday November 2nd 1974  Monday June 1st 2009

Friars Bedford Friday 14th August 1970

Otway and Barrett Saturday June 16th 1973 Monday September 20th 1976  Saturday March 19th 1977  Saturday February 20th 1982

John Otway Thursday December 23rd 1971 Saturday 13th September 1975   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

Friars Bedford Saturday December 18th 1971

band line up
Tony McPhee (vocs/guitar)  Dave Wellbelove (guitar)  Martin Kent (bass)  Mick Cook (drums)
John Otway Band
john otway  wild willy barrett ken poodle  edgar rowe
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



press cuttings

what happened next
The Groundhogs have been going since 1963 and Tony McPhee's Groundhogs still gig as at 2012
odds and trivia
The Groundhogs saved friars from closure on two occasions.
official web presence
Groundhogs official site
sound and vision
Groundhogs  - Strange Town 
Otway and Barrett - Cheryl's Going Home

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