The Purple Gang were more '60s jug band revivalists than they were anything else, but they have sometimes been lumped into the psychedelic scene due to the company they kept. Formed in Stockport Art College in England in the mid-'60s, they found a deal with the British folk label Transatlantic, who referred them to producer Joe Boyd. Though American, Boyd was already a mover and shaker in London as a budding producer (with early Pink Floyd), a representative for Elektra Records, and a co-runner of the legendary underground rock/psychedelic club the UFO. Boyd produced their 1967 single "Granny Takes a Trip," which, despite one word in the title, was not about acid. In reality it was a pleasant jug band tune with a morsel of pop/rock influence. The BBC, however, felt otherwise and banned it from its airwaves.