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King Courgette

King Courgette are a five-piece Americana band based in York (UK). They started out in 2007 as father and son (Poppa ‘King’ Courgette and String Bean Slim) and have since been joined by Hot Chilli McGrath, Zucchini Bill and Bad Apple Two T’s Curtis. This line-up produced their critically acclaimed debut album Diggin,’ released in May 2009. Many of the songs they perform are re-workings of old bluegrass, blues and gospel songs. Instrumentation consists of guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, washboard and hambone. They are particularly influenced by Blind Boy Fuller, one of the Piedmont blues artists of the forties