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Saturday January 20th 1973

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

pretty things inducted into friars hall of fame in 2009

exclusive friars interview with phil taylor


Pretty Things
related friars history (click on date)
Pretty Things Monday June 9th 1969   Monday June 1st 2009

Renaissance (Jim McCarty) Monday August 25th 1969 Monday December 1st 1969

Illusion (Jim McCarty) Saturday July 23rd 1977  Saturday October 29th 1976

Unknown but likely to have been around the Freeway Madness album
band line up
Pretty Things
   Phil Taylor  John Povey  Skip Alan  Peter Tolson Stuart Brooks
Jim McCarty (vocs, keys), Dave Greene (vocs,/guitar), Bill Russell (bass), Craig Collinge (drums)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



press cuttings

thanks Neil Storey for the below


what happened next
The Pretty Things are still going strong with originals Dick May and Phil Taylor and headlined the Friars 40th anniversary gig on June 1st 2009 with a set of immense proportions.

Jim McCarty came back to Friars in Illusion who were the original Renaissance who played Friars in 1969

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   Pretty Things - Atlanta 
Shoot  - Head Underwater Sepia Sister

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