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Saturday February 20th 1982

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

 otway and barrett and marillion inducted into the friars heroes hall of fame in 2009

exclusive interviews with john otway, fish, mick pointer, pete trewavas, mark kelly and mike carroll


Otway and Barrett
marillion  cruise  no nonsense
related friars history (click on date)
Otway and Barrett Saturday June 16th 1973 Monday September 20th 1976  Saturday March 19th 1977 Thursday May 25th 1978 Saturday February 20th 1982

John Otway Thursday December 23rd 1971 Saturday 13th September 1975  Saturday March 20th 1976 Tuesday December 6th 1977 Sunday August 13th 1978 Saturday April 28th 1979 Thursday December 27th 1979 Sunday December 28th 1980 Thursday December 27th 1981 Saturday March 5th 1983 Friday June 4th 2010 Friars Bedford Saturday December 18th 1971

Willy Barrett Monday June 16th 1969  Monday June 23rd 1969 Friday February 11th 1972

Marillion Saturday August 1st 1981 Saturday October 31st 1981  Saturday June 19th 1982 Friday March 18th 1983 Thursday December 29th 1983 Saturday December 22nd 1984 Saturday November 9th 2013

Pete Trewavas (Orthi, Heartbeat, The Robins, The Cameras) Monday 20th September 1976  Thursday 23rd December 1976 Saturday 19th March 1977 Friday December 23rd 1977 Saturday 14th October 1978  Friday 23rd February 1979

No Nonsense Friday May 29th 1981

Cruise Saturday June 19th 1982  Friday April 8th 1983

MARILLION: The Web; Garden Party; The Institution Waltz; Three Boats Down From The Candy; Forgotten Sons; Margaret; Charting The Single
band line up
Otway and Barrett
John Otway (guitar/vocs)  Willy Barrett (guitar)
Fish (vocs)  Pete Trewavas (bass)  Steve Rothery (guitar)  Mark Kelly (keys)  Mick Pointer (drums)
Mike Carroll (vocs)  Pete Lumley (drums)
No  Nonsense
 Lewis Herbert (vocs) George Ellis (guitar) Crispin Payne (drums) Chares Latty (bass)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)


 Pete Lumley, Cruise

Thought I'd drop you a line after looking on the Friars website.  I played drums with Cruise who supported Marillion in the 80's, great site and took me back! I'm still playing drums with The Powders and supported John Otway in 2006 at Hobbles on the Cobbles which also took me back as the last time I played there was 1976!

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what happened next
Marillion were the biggest thing out of Aylesbury for years and by the mid eighties were filling huge arenas. Fish left the band in 1988 and has since released a considerable number of solo albums and is still touring. Marillion employed Steve Hogarth as their new singer and nearly 20 years on, retain a loyal and big fanbase which paid for one album to be made in return for credit on the sleeve. Their style has changed with only an occasional nod back to the Fish era

In 2007, Fish headlined Aylesbury's Hobble on the Cobble annual event, finally being able to sing Market Square Heroes in the Market Square. What made this particularly noteworthy and indeed very newsworthy was that he replaced his band for this song with Messrs Kelly, Rothery, Trewavas and Mosley making this the first 'classic' Marillion performance in nearly 20 years.

In 2013 Marillion came back and played one of the most sensational concerts in Friars history attracting an audience from all over the world.

Otway, solo, and with Barrett continues to gig as 2015 with his special brand of humour.

Mike Carroll of Cruise continues to record and play live.

odds and trivia
official web presence
Marillion official site    Fish official site  Mike Carroll official site  John Otway official site
sound and vision
Otway and with Barrett  - Cheryl's Going Home    
Marillion - The Web

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