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Saturday February 3rd 1979

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

friars aylesbury cup winners 1981

stiff little fingers  inducted into the friars heroes hall of fame in 2009

exclusive friars aylesbury interview with jake burns and ali mcmordie

Stiff Little Fingers
robert rental & the normal  essential logic
related friars history (click on date)
Stiff Little Fingers Thursday October 12th 1978  Saturday June 2nd 1979 Friday July 25th 1980 Saturday May 2nd 1981 Saturday January 30th 1982 Friday November 5th 1982 Friday October 23rd 2009
band line up
Stiff Little Fingers
Jake Burns (vocs/guitar) Ali McMordie (bass)  Henry Cluney (guitar)  Jim Reilly (drums)
Essential Logic
Laura Logic (sax/vocs) Phil Legg (guitar) William Bennett (guitar) Jon Oliver (bass) Rich Tea (drums
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



press cuttings

thanks to graham britten for the nme cuttings

what happened next
if ever a band would be welcome at Friars today, it must be this band and they came 'home' to Friars in 2009. SLF split in 1983 and reformed five years later. Although the line up has not always been stable - Burns the only constant, they did feature Jam hero Bruce Foxton for 15 years. Ali McMordie rejoined the band in 2006 (when we saw them and they were on cracking form as if it was this era all over again) and are still making people of a certain age very happy in 2012. We were SO pleased they came back 27 years later in 2009 and sold out Friars yet again.

It was no surprise that the Hanx album was recorded at Friars given how much they felt about the place.

Essential Logic split in 1980.

The Normal was Mute boss Daniel Miller's alter ego in 1979. Robert Rental (Robert Donnachie) died in 2000.

odds and trivia
official web presence
Stiff Little Fingers official site
sound and vision

SLF - Alternative Ulster 



Robert Rental and the Normal - Live 1979 
Essential Logic - Quality Crayon Wax

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