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Saturday March 20th 1982

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

 

Nine Below Zero
the fleshtones  little arthur and the Hornz
 
related friars history (click on date)
Nine Below Zero Saturday November 14th 1981

The Truth (Dennis Greaves) Friday December 10th 1982 Saturday October 29th 1983

 
setlist
 
 
band line up
Nine Below Zero
Dennis Greaves (vocs/guitar)  Brian Bethell (bass)  Mark Fetham (harmonica) Stix Burkey (drums)
 
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)
 

 
ticket
 
memories
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One of the best feel good gigs ever and one of my all time top gigs. When you hear R&B this good (and R&B younger readers is not Usher or Kanye West), anything else is almost an imitation. Why this band called it a day not long after (although now a going concern again) without getting their due recognition is one of lifeís mysteries - they were criminally neglected. My memories of this gig were almost destroyed by their 10th anniversary reunion show in London in 1990 when my mates and I who had seen this Friars gig actually walked out of the London one, and Iíve only done that on one other occasion. Thank God when I did see them again in 1996, they had rediscovered their 1982 abilities and were very good.

 
press cuttings
 
what happened next
Nine Below Zero split in 1982 and Dennis Greaves and Brian Bethell along with local legend Mick Lister formed The Truth who had some chart success. Nine Below Zero have since reformed and gig as at 2012. Brian Bethell had gone on to join The Blow Monkeys

The Fleshtones may have had some line up changes, but are still going in 2012 after 36 years

 
odds and trivia
 
official web presence
Nine Below Zero official site  Fleshtones official site
 
sound and vision
 

Nine Below Zero - Rockin Robin 

 
 
The Fleshtones - Roman Gods
 
 

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