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Friars Watford

Thursday May 9th 1972

town hall, hempstead road, watford

jonathan kelly inducted into the friars heroes hall of fame in 2009

exclusive friars aylesbury interviews with jonathan kelly


The Kinks
Jonathan Kelly
related friars history (click on date)
The Kinks Wednesday August 6th 1980 Friday December 10th 1982

Jonathan Kelly Saturday August 5th 1972  Saturday October 21st 1972 Saturday September 29th 1973  Saturday August 10th 1974 Saturday February 1st 1975 Saturday October 25th 1975


Counter; Victoria; Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues; Dedicated Follower of Fashion; Lola; Holiday; Good Golly Miss Molly; You Really Got Me; All Day And All Of The Night; Waterloo Sunset Village Green Preservation Society 
band line up
The Kinks
Ray Davies (guitar/vocs)  Dave Davies (guitar)  Mick Avory (drums) Jim Rodford (bass) Gordon Edwards (keys)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)






Ray Davies in action at this very gig (thanks David Wood/Sue greensmith)

press cuttings

Melody Maker press cutting (thanks Neil Storey)


what happened next
The Kinks Ray and Dave Davies have been solo artistes for some time. Ray Davies recently stated that he would reform the Kinks but only if there was new material. Dave Davies has been recovering from ill health.

Jonathan Kelly Jonathan proved to be a star turn at friars where he made a number of headlining appearances before retiring from the music scene in the late 1970s. he was awarded a place in the friars heroes hall of fame in 2009                                                 

odds and trivia
David Stopps considers Waterloo Sunset the greatest pop record ever (speaking to us in 2007)
official web presence
Dave Davies official site  Jonathan Kelly official site  Ray Davies official site
sound and vision
Kinks - Holiday  
   Jonathan Kelly - Train Song

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