13/01/1981

Lennon Killed (Deep Depression)

20/01/1981

The Moondogs Film the Moondogs Matinee with Slade as their guests.

27/01/1981

The Moondogs Film the Moondogs Matinee with Rockpile and Andy Fairweatherlow as their guests

10/02/1981

The Moondogs Film the Moondogs Matinee with Chas and Dave as their guests.(rabbit , rabbit ) -unsure of the other dates we recorded shows but they included Suzi Quatro and The Searchers.

10/02/1981

The Moondogs tour kicks off at the Warehouse, Leeds. TV21 supported us on this tour.

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Leicester - Daventry - Birmingham - Cheltenham - Bath - Oxford - London( Ray Davies and Chrissy Hynde come to see us) - Bristol - Redford - Friskney - London Marquee.( It was sold out we where chuffed ) - Sheffield - Liverpool - Boddle -

13/02/1981

The third single "Talking in the Canteen" was released with FREE Neckerchief.

14/02/1981
The Moondogs feature in Jackie (girl mag)

20/03/1981

Played the Orchard gallery . Come and Feel the Noise 2.

02/04/1981

The Moondogs feature in BEST a French music mag.

04/04/1981

The Moondogs featured in Love Affair (girl mag).

14/04/1981

First showing of The Moondogs Matinee on ITV. ( show recorded in Manchester at Granada studios it ran for 7 weeks - it was recorded in tha same studio as Coronation street! )

17/04/1981

The Moondogs fourth single "The Imposter" was released on Real records.

27/04/1981
Record a session for the John Peel show . Session recorded at Portland place, London.
28/04/1981
The Moondogs record a session for the Andy Peebles radio show at Maidavale studio, London. The same day we also did an interview for Smash hits and went to the American Embassy to get work visas.

03/05/1981

The band fly to New York to begin recording the album "Thatís What Friends are For" The album was produced by Todd Rundrent - the bat out of hell guy.

09/05/1981

The Moondogs featured in Patches (girl mag).


28/05/1981

The Moondogs featured in Photo Love (girl mag)

30/05/1981

The Moondogs are interviewed for Shape of Things fanzine.

16/06/1981

The Moondogs return from New York "albumless". . .Todd lost the plot.

04/07/1981

The band played a show at The Sportsman's Inn in Dublin.

04/07/1981

The Moondogs feature in My Guy (girl mag)

05/08/1981

Gerry Marries Rosa xxx.

12/08/1981

Austin Marries Jennie.

12/09/1981

Played The Octagon at Coleraine University. The show was recorded for the BBC's Campus Rock series - this was The Moondogs last gig of the 80s.

20/09/1981

 (approx.) The Moondogs hang up their hats.

7/10/81

Jackie and Gerry were studio guests on The Ken Stewart Show on Ireland's RTE Radio 2