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Friars Watford

Monday March 13th 1972

town hall, hempstead road, watford

hawkwind inducted into the friars heroes hall of fame in 2011

exclusive friars interview with dave brock


van der graaf generator
related friars history (click on date)
Hawkwind Monday 23rd February 1970 Saturday April 22nd 1972 Tuesday December 7th 1976  Saturday May 28th 2011

Van der Graaf Generator Monday 24th November 1969 Monday 27th April 1970  Saturday July 10th 1971 

Peter Hammill Saturday July 7th 1973 Friday March 18th 1983

Motorhead (Lemmy) Saturday August 6th 1977 Saturday March 11th 1978 Saturday March 31st 1979 Thursday October 23rd 1980

Peter Gabriel (David Jackson)  Friday August 24th 1979
Technicians Of Spaceship Earth; You Shouldn't Do  That; The Awakening; You Know You're Only Dreaming; Master Of The Universe; Paranoia; Earth Calling; Silver Machine; Welcome To The Future; Born To Go; Brainstorm; Seeing It As You Really Are
band line up
Dave Brock (guitar/vocs)  Dik Mik (keys))  Simon King (drums)   Lemmy (bass)   Nik Turner (sax)  Del Dettmar (keys)
Van der Graaf Generator
 Peter Hammill (guitar/vocs)  David Jackson (sax)  Hugh Banton (keys)  Guy Evans (drums) Nic Potter (bass)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)







press cuttings
press cuttings

Melody Maker press cutting (thanks Neil Storey)


what happened next
Hawkwind are still going strong as at 2015 ! From this line up, Lemmy was relieved of his duties and set about creating the UK's loudest meanest rock band Motorhead, who still tour big venues after 40 years.          

van der graaf generator  the band are still going strong, having reformed in 2005 with Hamill, Evans and Banton.  Nic Potter died in 2012


odds and trivia
official web presence
hawkwind official site    van der graaf generator official site
sound and vision
Hawkwind - Time We Left This World Today  
Van der Graaf Generator - Killer

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