Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Hot Rod - Rod Felton and The New Modern Idiot Grunt Band

The first of a two part article on Coventry singer songwriter extraordinaire Rod Felton, who livened up the Beverley Kutner (better know now as Beverley Martyn) who was beginning make inroads in the the 60's pop / R & B world in her own right before she met John Martyn. Pete Clemons talks about how Rod Felton got started and his early musical work with Geoff Smedley and Rob Armstrong. Next week's section will be added when it comes out.

early Coventry Folk club scene with idiosyncratic folk and blues and jug band styles. Early on he worked the folk clubs with Coventry born

You can find out more about Rod Felton on the Hobo - Coventry Folk Scene blog here - along with youtube http://coventryfolkclubs.blogspot.co.uk/2011/07/rod-felton.html

And the New Modern Idiot Grunt Band here http://coventryfolkclubs.blogspot.co.uk/2011/07/new-modern-idiot-grunt-band.html


And Rob Armstrong - Here http://coventryfolkclubs.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/rob-armstrong-coventry-folk-musician.html


Here is the first article on Rod Felton (in 2 parts here for ease of reading) by Pete Clemons for the Coventry Telegraph.





Now Part of the article 


Part 3 - Farewell to Rod Felton - Memorial service.








July 1965 - Coventry Standard



Rob Armstrong with a guitar he made for Bert Jansch






NEW - PETE WILLOW'S TRIBUTE TO ROD FELTON IN COVENTRY TELEGRAPH





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  1. Check out www.clubtray.com - launching in Coventry

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