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STRAWBSWEBNEWS - JUNE 2012

Sent by Dick Greener, 21 June 2012



A few quick pieces of news - more to early next month.

DICK
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Contents
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* Strawbs on Top of the Tops tonight (21 June)
* John Ford gigs
* Additional September US Acoustics gig

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STRAWBS ON TOP OF THE TOPS TONIGHT (21 JUNE)
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Tonight's episode of the 1977 re-run series of Top of the Pops,
running on the UK's BBC4 channel will feature "Back In The Old
Routine", the Strawbs' last outing on the show (having previously
appeared with "The Hangman and the Papist", "Lay Down", Part Of The
Union" and "Shine On Silver Sun").

Originally shown on 2 June 1977, it is showing at 19.30 (British
Summer Time) and again at 1.00am early tomorrow morning.

Other acts include Elkie Brooks, the Muppets, Twiggy, Jesse Green,
Hot Chocolate, Genesis, the Four Seasons, Heatwave, Carol Bayer Sager
and Rod Stewart, with a dance sequence from Legs & Co.

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JOHN FORD GIGS
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Reminder that John is playing this Saturday:
Saturday June 23, 2012 - 7:30 PM

JOHN FORD of THE STRAWBS (Electro Acoustic Show)

THE RECORD COLLECTOR
358 FARNSWORTH AVE
BORDENTOWN NJ 08505
(609) 324-0880

$16. Advance / $20. Door

Email: recordcollector@verizon.net
http://the-record-collector.com/

Monks Tribute gig, Toronto, 26 July
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Early warning of a rather unusual John Ford appearance:

Thomas D'Arcy presents:
Tribute to The Monks
Featuring John Ford of The Monks/The Strawbs
and SPECIAL Guests performing The Monks' BAD HABITS album LIVE in its entirety!

Thurs. July 26, 2012 10pm
Doors Open 8:30pm
Tickets: $10. @ The Door
Ages: 19+

The Horseshoe Tavern
370 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 2A2
http://www.horseshoetavern.com

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Chris Murphy Sloan
Chris Colohan Cursed
Thomas D'Arcy Small Sins
PLUS Members of:
Sloan
Pursuit of Happiness
Cursed
Galore
The Order of Good Cheer
Small Sins
+ Surprise Guests

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ADDITIONAL SEPTEMBER US ACOUSTICS GIG
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New gig added to the schedule -
Sunday 9 September - Rams Head, Annapolis MD

The schedule now goes:

Wednesday 5 September, Jammin' Java Vienna VA
Thursday 6 September, Sellersville Theater Sellersville PA
Friday 7 September, Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair NJ
Saturday 8 September, Strand Theater, Lakewood NJ (no support)
Sunday 9 September, Rams Head, Annapolis MD
Tuesday 11 September, BB Kings Blues Club New York NY
Wednesday 12 September, Tupelo Music Hall Londonderry NH
Friday 14 September, Tralf Music Hall Buffalo NY
Saturday 15 September, The Lovin' Cup Rochester NY
Tuesday 18 September, City Winery Chicago IL

The support for nearly all the gigs will be John Wesley Harding.

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DICK GREENER
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