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(Sorry to say - This act is no longer performing)

The New Modern Idiot Grunt Band

The New modern Idiot Grunt Band was formed Coventry in 1967 by Rod Felton and Rob Armstrong. Both of them are Coventry folk legends and further information will be on this site. By 1968 the new Modern Idiot Grunt band had turned professional. Their lighthearted and fun jug band style and zany humour ignited folks and over the next three years they performed at hundreds of clubs, pubs, colleges, universities and private functions all over the country. "Their seemingly spontaneous mayhem created an act unique in content and presentation." The did their last gig on April 30th 1971. Although they played on a number of radio and TV shows they never did any formal recording. However their act has been preserved in the form of a live album recorded at the Three Crowns, Barwell on the wobbly Duck label. twelve live tracks available for download at 55p each! Download's available for Dando Shaft's Raremusez basement site (along with tracks by Dando Shaft and Rob Armstrong). The grunt band also played in Germany

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