Their inspired lunacy - comic songs, sketches, exploding robots and much more - gained them a lasting cult following.
Recording success was mainly in the period 1967-1969, overlapping with
their residency on the popular and significant TV show
Do Not Adjust Your Set.
At their peak they were outdrawing many big rock names.
Vivian Stanshall, `Happy' Wally Wilks, Tom Parkinson, Chris Jennings, Claude Abbo, Trevor Brown, Tom Hedge, Rodney Slater, Neil Innes, Roger Ruskin Spear, Vernon Dudley Bohay-Nowell, Sam Spoons (Martin Ash), Leon Williams, John Parry, Raymond Lewitt, Big Sid (Sydney Nicholls), `Legs' Larry Smith, Jim Strobes (James Chambers), Bob Kerr, Dave Clague, Joel Druckman, `Borneo' Fred Munt, Chalky Chalkey, Dennis Cowan, Aynsley Dunbar, Jim Capaldi, Anthony `Bubs' White, Andy Roberts, Dave Richards, Dick Parry, Hughie Flint, Glen Colson, Phill Jupitus, Adrian Edmonson, Stephen Fry.