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Formerly Fat Harry at Bath.

    Although I was there, I have no recollection of Formerly Fat Harry being onstage at any time. However, some reasonably reliable underground press accounts and attendess mention that they opened the procedings and we also have numerous photos that indicates that they were on the main stage ( some accounts have them down as also playing the alternative festival flatbed truck). Whatever, FFH weren't featured on the program , but possibly were included as few bands had shown up early on Saturday morning due to the traffic problems, the narrow lanes leading to the site causing one mother of a traffic jam with bands and punters alike stuck miles from the festival site.

Formerly Fat Harry onstage at Bath 1970

© John Lesczcyznski.


In all their glory , on main stage, Formerly Fat Harry © Jake Matchett.


© Jake Matchett.


© Jake Matchett.


..... and they even had an announcer......© Jake Matchett.


Formerly Fat Harry (featuring Fish member, Bruce Barthol) most definitely did perform. In fact they played TWICE. On the Friday night before the festival they played a brilliant free set on the back of a flatbed truck outside the festival site. The following morning, they played again on the main stage. They were either first on, or second after Joe Jammer. No doubt about it!
Best wishes
David Halle.

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