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The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band (also known as The Bonzo Dog Band, The Bonzo Dog Dada Band and, colloquially, as "The Bonzos") are a band created by a group of British art-school denizens of the 1960s. Combining elements of music hall, trad jazz, psychedelic rock, and avant-garde art, the Bonzos came to the attention of a broader British public through a children's television program, Do Not Adjust Your Set. The core members of the group for most of the band's career were: Vivian Stanshall (trumpet, lead vocals), Neil Innes (piano, guitar, lead vocals), Rodney "Rhino" Desborough Slater (saxophone), Roger Ruskin Spear (tenor sax, various contraptions), and "Legs" Larry Smith (drums). However, the band's onstage line-up varied, sometimes on a weekly basis, and they also invited a number of guest musicians into the recording studio.
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Various Artists — A Band for All Seasons Various Artists — A Band for All Seasons
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 87CD, 2020, 4CD)
Bonzo Dog Band — Let's Make Up and Be Friendly Bonzo Dog Band — Let's Make Up and Be Friendly
(One Way S21-17795, 1972/1994, CD)
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band — New Tricks The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band — New Tricks
(Right Recordings RIGHT010, 1972/2001, CD)
Bonzo Dog Band — The Doughnut in Granny's Greenhouse Bonzo Dog Band — The Doughnut in Granny's Greenhouse
(EMI Liberty 0946 3 87890 2 4, 1969/2007, CD)
Bonzo Dog Band — Keynsham Bonzo Dog Band — Keynsham
(One Way S21 17432, 1969/1993, CD)
Bonzo Dog Band — Tadpoles Bonzo Dog Band — Tadpoles
(One Way S21 17431, 1969/1993, CD)
Bonzo Dog Band — Urban Spaceman Bonzo Dog Band — Urban Spaceman
(One Way S21 17430, 1968/1993, CD)
The Bonzo Dog Doo/Dah Band — Gorilla The Bonzo Dog Doo/Dah Band — Gorilla
(EMI Liberty 0946 3 87889 2 8, 1967/2007, CD)

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