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Saturday December 21st 1974

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

friars aylesbury christmas party part one

 

Jess Roden Band
String Driven Thing
 
related friars history (click on date)
Bronco (Jess Roden)  Monday May 11th 1970

String Driven Thing Saturday June 9th 1973 Saturday September 1st 1973 Saturday December 29th 1973

 
setlist
 
 
band line up
Jess Roden Band
Jess Roden  John Cartwright (drums) Pete Hunt Bruce Roberts (guitar) Steve Webb Ron Taylor (sax) Chris Gower (trombone)
String Driven Thing
Chris Adams (vocs/guitar)  Pauline Adams (vocs/percussion)  Graham Smith (vioin)  Colin Wilson (guitar/banjo) Bill Hatje (bass)
 
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)

 
 
ticket

 

thank you neil at hidden masters for sharing the ticket below

memories
 
press cuttings

 

what happened next
Jess Roden appears to have stepped back from the music business

String Driven Thing called it a day in the mid 70s until Chris re-emerged in 1991 with a solo album. The first SDT album in over 30 years was released in 2007. With 2012 being the 40th anniversary of signing to Charisma and touring with Genesis they will be undertaking some anniversary gigs which will feature Chris and Pauline.

 
odds and trivia
 
official web presence
String Driven Thing official site   Jess Roden official site
 
sound and vision
 
Jess Roden Band - Stay In Bed 
 
 
String Driven Thing - To Know You Is To Love You
 
 

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