Mungo Jerry are a British rock group formed in the 1970’s. Although the bands line-up has changed over the years Ray Dorset has always fronted the group. Their style includes blues, skiffle and boogie.
The song the groupare most famous for is “In The Summertime” which sold over 6 million copies worldwide in the first 6 months and is now officially recognised as the most played Summer tune of all time.
The hits continued with “Open Up” (Top Twenty in Europe); “Alright Alright Alright” (Top 3 in the UK); “Wild Love”; “Long Legged Woman Dressed in Black”; “Hello Nadine” (European hit and Top Five in Canada); “It’s a Secret” (European hit) and “You Don’t Have To Be In The Army”.
More recently Mungo Jerry have performed at various European blues and jazz festivals. In 2010, a re-recording of “In The Summertime” to celebrate its 40th anniversary was recorded by them and Bluestone featuring MC Skibadee. It reached the Top Twenty in the UK Dance Charts.
Mungo Jerry Backing Tracks – Alright Alright Alright … Baby Jump … Hello Nadine … In The Summertime … Lady Rose … Long Legged Woman Dressed In Black … On A Sunday … You Don’t Have To Be In The Army …