Monday, April 9, 2012


Toadstool was a Coventry folk duo led by John Brown who were based at the Coventry Arts Umbrella c  - 71 and played the Umbrella Folk Club. John Brown also gave guitar lessons there.

From the Coventry Arts Umbrella Club Newsheet Calendar - April 1971 -

13th April 1971 8,30pm 10p
Poetry and Folk - A folk biased session featuring a guest folk group from Coventry called Toadstool - whose members include John Brown who is no stranger tot he club. There will be other singers, musicians and poets present at what should be a very enjoyable evening of poetry and folk. Look out next month for an event featuring a well-known poet. (Could it be Roger McGough?)."

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