Toad the Wet Sprocket

When Monty Pythons Eric Idle created the fictional band Toad the Wet Sprocket for the program Rutland Weekend Television in 1975, he never dreamed that anyone would actually use such a silly name. Fast forward to 1986, when four California teens desperately needed to come up with a name to call their band for an upcoming gig at a Goleta, CA watering hole called The Shack. [+]