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Friars Watford

Thursday April 15th 1971

town hall, hempstead road, watford


Soft Machine
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band line up
Soft Machine
Elton Dean  Hugh Hopper  Phil Howard Mike Ratledge robert wyatt
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)





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what happened next
Soft Machine  Part of the Canterbury scene, the band lasted in one form or another till 1984. Elton Dean died in 2006, Hugh Hopper died in 2009. Original member Kevin Ayers died in 2013. Robert Wyatt went on to make one of the greatest records of all time in "shipbuilding"                                                                         
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Did you know that former Soft Machine man Robert Wyatt is a Friars member?
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Soft Machine - Teeth

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