Lieutenant Pigeon are an English novelty musical group popular in the early s, originating from Coventry. A spin-off Martin - Various - Messerli 07 an experimental music band Stavely Makepeace,  the group was fronted by Rob Woodward and managed by him and drummer Nigel Fletcher.
Other members included bassist Stephen Johnson. Lieutenant Pigeon achieved two UK hits: " Mouldy Old Dough ", written by Woodward with bandmate Fletcher, which reached number one infollowed by "Desperate Dan" number 17 in Lieutenant Pigeon scored a further hit, in the autumn ofwhen they reached number three in the Australian charts with a cover version of " I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen ".
The band stopped gigging inalthough Johnson after recording as Class 50 re-formed the band in the s, touring to notable success in Scandinavia. The line-up went through a number of changes. By the late s Stephen Johnson was the only original member of the live band, replaced by Chris Allen current Troggs lead vocalist in Fletcher joined Tasty which also featured Johnson and Oakie.
She was aged 58 at the time of "Mouldy Old Dough" topping the charts, which made her one of the oldest female artists Ill Wait And Pray - The John Coltrane Quartet - For Lovers feature on a UK number one single.
The Pigeon name, and that of Stavely Makepeace, remain active with former members working together in the production of backing beds and jingles, maintaining a website and releasing occasional new material.
Their release "Opus " is a minute single composed of separate sections. For the past ten years now Woodward and Fletcher have continued to produce music which they have made available through their website.
Stavely Makepeace were the band from which Lieutenant Pigeon were a spin-off. Primarily consisting of Woodward and Fletcher, they began their career in experimenting with musical ideas in their home studio.
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