"The Mighty Plod" were formed in May 1972 by Colchester Musician Steve Greenfield. The original line-up was Steve Greenfield - Rhythm Guitar and vocals, Carl Szymanski - bass, Carl Seager - Lead guitar, and Terry Lloyd - drums, later replaced with Michael Natkanski. Their music was based on glam rocks hits of the day such as Slade and Sweet, and a selection of rock'n'roll standards like 'Johnny B. Goode' and 'Shakin' all over' done in a fast thrash style. In 1975 the band recorded five studio tracks including the amazing Neo City. The Mighty Plod turned up again in a feature on lost treasures from the Glam Rock era, the most important bands that got away, in the January 2002 Record Collector. As a result of this In March 2003 RPM records released the classic compilation CD Velvet Tinmine, that includes 20 tracks selected by the music magazine.