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Saturday April 7th 1984

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

howard jones inducted into the friars heroes hall of fame in 2009

pictures from this gig in the galleries

Howard Jones
related friars history (click on date)
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Friars High Wycombe Saturday April 30th 1983   Thursday December 23rd 1983

Warrior (featuring Howard) Saturday November 17th 1973

I have this somewhere! I do know that Howard did Dreams of a Better Place (which became Dream Into Action)
band line up
Howard Jones
Howard Jones (vocs/keys/programming)  Jed Hoile (mime)
David Rudden Paul Wishart  David Murdoch  Douglas Muirden
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)


The webmaster, north Bucks

         By this time, Howard was simply huge and the Humans Lib album had gone very big indeed (No 1 in fact). This gig was part of the Humans Lib tour and featured a rotating stage with Howard’s rig. A decent gig by any stretch and a recording of this gig went on to feature on BBC’s In Concert series a few weeks later. I can still remember vividly that full version of Human’s Lib and the story of Ruth, David and Dennis. As a bit of useless trivia, I won the ballot at Earth Records for the huge Humans Lib advert/backdrop!

press cuttings
what happened next
Howard Jones          

  One of three local acts to go big in 1983 (Marillion and Kajagoogoo the others), Howard kept on getting bigger and bigger playing the country's biggest venues by 1985/6 and had many successful singles and albums (including the No 1 Humans Lib in 1984). Also appeared at Live Aid 1985. Howard still makes records and gigs today and in 2008 celebrated his 25th anniversary (since New Song) with a special gig at the London Indigo2. In 2012, Jones toured Human's Lib and Dream Into Action, only previously performed in the UK in 2010 at the Indigo2. He is still performing and recording in 2015.


               David Rudden continues to tour as Endgames and is also a producer, artist and clothes designer.

odds and trivia
Howard's brothers played friars Aylesbury in 1983 as red beat

This gig was recorded and an edited version went out on Radio 1's In Concert about six weeks later

official web presence
Howard Jones official site
sound and vision

Howard Jones - Natural   


Endgames - Desire


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