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Saturday May 15th 1976

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

pictures from this gig in the galleries


Manfred Mann's Earthband
A Band Called 'O'
related friars history (click on date)
Manfred Mann's Earthband Saturday March 9th 1974

A Band Called 'O' Saturday February 15th 1975

ROARING SILENCE TOUR: Likely set list -Waiter, There's A Yawn in My Ear; Spirits In The Night; Blinded By The Light; Time is Right; Visionary Mountains; Captain Bobby Stout; Father of Day; Davy's on the Road Again; On The Road to Babylon; The Mighty Quinn
band line up
Manfred Mann's Earthband
Manfred Mann (keys) Chris Thompson (vocs/guitar) Chris Slade (drums)  Colin Pattenden (bass)  Dave Flett (guitar)
A Band Called 'O'
  Jeff Bannister (keys) Mark Anders (bass) Craig Anders (guitar/vocs) John Pickford (guitar) Jerry Robbins
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



press cuttings

what happened next
Well, Mann has kept the Earthband going and they're very popular in Europe and still gigging with the latest line up which includes Upp's Jimmy Copley. Their last big hit was Davy's On The Road again in 1978.

Jersey band A Band Called O had called it a day by 1977.

odds and trivia
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Manfred Mann official site
sound and vision
Manfred Mann's Earthband - Blinded By The Light 
A Band Called O - All I Need

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