1. From left, JM Davis, Peter Sharp, Jo Battley, Dave Frohnsdorff, in 1971
1. From left, JM Davis, Peter Sharp, Jo Battley, Dave Frohnsdorff, in 1971
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BEGGARS' HILL

Before the Beggars' Hill album was produced in 1976, six of the members had been in another group, Flyntlocke, from 1971-2.

Flyntlocke
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Flyntlocke - Photos (click here for larger photos, then maximise window)

All photos were taken at Ewell Technical College in Surrey. Photos 2-5 were from the Rag Week concert on Wednesday 19 April 1972, and photos 6-8 were taken at the Jonathan Kelly & Gryphon concert on Thursday 12 October 1972.


2. Dave Frohnsdorff (acoustic guitar)
2. Dave Frohnsdorff (acoustic guitar)

3. JM Davis (12-string guitar), Pete Roberts (drums)
3. JM Davis (12-string guitar), Pete Roberts (drums)

4. Peter Sharp (electric guitar), JM Davis (hidden by microphone), Jo Battley (vocals), Dave Frohnsdorff (acoustic guitar), Pete Roberts (drums)
4. Peter Sharp (electric guitar), JM Davis (hidden by microphone), Jo Battley (vocals), Dave Frohnsdorff (acoustic guitar), Pete Roberts (drums)

5. Peter Sharp (acoustic guitar) & Marc Isherwood (bass)
5. Peter Sharp (acoustic guitar) & Marc Isherwood (bass)

6. Peter Sharp (electric guitar), Marc Isherwood (bass), Jo Battley (vocals) & JM Davis (12-string guitar)
6. Peter Sharp (electric guitar), Marc Isherwood (bass), Jo Battley (vocals) & JM Davis (12-string guitar)

7. JM Davis (banjo) & Dave Frohnsdorff (concertina)
7. JM Davis (banjo) & Dave Frohnsdorff (concertina)

8. From backstage, Dave Frohnsdorff (acoustic guitar), JM Davis (12-string guitar), Jo Battley (vocals), Peter Sharp (electric guitar), Marc Isherwood (bass) & Pete Roberts (drums)
8. From backstage, Dave Frohnsdorff (acoustic guitar), JM Davis (12-string guitar), Jo Battley (vocals), Peter Sharp (electric guitar), Marc Isherwood (bass) & Pete Roberts (drums)

Poster for the Ewell Tech Rag Week concert
Poster for the Ewell Tech Rag Week concert
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Poster for the Ewell Tech concert with Jonathan Kelly & Gryphon
Poster for the Ewell Tech concert with Jonathan Kelly & Gryphon

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Flyntlocke - Gigs


Venues where Flyntlocke performed during 1971 and 1972:
  • Epsom, Ebbisham Hall

  • Epsom, Methodist Church Over-18 Club

  • Tolworth, The Mine

  • Epsom, The Charter Inn

  • Stoneleigh, St John the Baptist Church

  • Leatherhead, The Plough (residency for 7 weeks)

  • Stoneleigh, Church Hall

  • Sutton, Centre 21

  • Epsom, Myers Hall (twice)

  • Sutton Folk Club (main act, & residency for 7 weeks)

  • Surbiton Folk Club (twice)

  • Slough Arts Festival

  • Ewell Technical College, Rag Week Concert, support act to Gryphon

  • Walton-in-the-Hill, Riddell Memorial Hall

  • Ewell Technical College, support act to Jonathan Kelly & Gryphon

Flyntlocke - Top 20


(most frequently performed songs, and who we learnt them from, if known):
  1. Streets of London - 14, Ralph McTell
  2. Whip Jamboree - 14, John Townsend?
  3. Fotheringay - 12, Fairport Convention
  4. Geordie - 12, Joan Baez
  5. Garden of Jane Delawney - 11, Trees
  6. Pretty Polly - 11, Judy Collins
  7. She Moves Through The Fair - 11, Fairport Convention
  8. Wild Rover - 10, John Townsend?
  9. Crazy Man Michael - 9, Fairport Convention
  10. Farewell, Farewell - 8, Fairport Convention
  11. Airport Song - 8, Magna Carta
  12. Green Stamps - 8, via Marc Isherwood
  13. Fisherman's Wife - 7, Steeleye Span
  14. Five Hundred Miles - 7, Peter, Paul & Mary
  15. Once I Had A Sweetheart - 7, Pentangle
  16. All Things Are Quite Silent - 7, Steeleye Span
  17. A-Roving - 6, The Spinners
  18. Who Knows Where The Time Goes? - 6, Fairport Convention
  19. Elizabethan - 6, Magna Carta
  20. Banks of the Nile - 5, Fotheringay