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Saturday May 24th 1980

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

pictures from this gig in the galleries

 
The Beat
the equators  the mood elevators
 
related friars history (click on date)
The Beat Saturday May 9th 1981
 
setlist
Pussy Price; Two Swords; Tears Of A Clown; Big Shot; Rough Rider; Best Friend; Can't Get Used To Losing You; Hands Off ... She's Mine; Twist And Crawl; Noise In This World; Whine And Grine; Stand Down Margaret; Ranking Full Stop; Mirror In The Bathroom; Click Click; Jackpot
 
band line up
The Beat
Dave Wakeling (vocs/ guitar) Ranking Roger (vocals) Andy Cox (guitar) David Steele (bass)  Everett Moreton (drums), and Saxa (saxophone)
The Equators
Donald Bailey Leo Bailey Rocky Bailey
The Mood Elevators
David Ditchfield (guitar/vocs) Jenny Jones (drums) Noel Green (bass)
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gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)

 
 
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what happened next

The Beat had split by 1983. Cox and Steele with Roland Gift formed the hugely successful Fine Young Cannibals. Wakeling and Ranking Roger formed General Public. There are now two versions of The Beat with Wakeling fronting the English Beat (which is what they were always referred to) in the US and Roger and Morton the UK based version.

The Equators reformed in 2011.

 
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The Beat official site
 
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The Beat - Stand Down Margaret 

 
 

 The Mood Elevators - Anapurna 

 
 
The Equators - If You Need Me
 
 

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