The Groundhogs were a British blues band founded in 1963, which toured extensively in the 1960s and continued in existence for a number of decades.
The line-up for their first album, Scratchin' the Surface, released in 1968, consisted of Tony McPhee as vocalist and guitarist, Peter Cruickshank on bass, Ken Pustelnik on drums, and Steve Rye on harmonica.
One of the most underrated rock bands of the late 60's early 70's blues rock groups.Thank Christ For The Bomb (May 1970), Split (March 1971), Who Will Save the World? The Mighty Groundhogs (March 1972) are powerful rock albums, with great guitar work from Mcphee . The Groundhogs were disbanded in October 2004.