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Arrogant Worms

"The Arrogant Worms" are a Canadian musical comedy trio that parodies many musical genres. They are well known for their humorous on-stage banter in addition to their music.

The Worms came together in 1991 to do a few spots on campus radio station CFRC in Kingston, Ontario, and quickly moved to doing spots on the CBC Radio One. Since 1992 the troupe has released 11 CDs on their own label. Their most recent album, ''Beige'', was released in early 2006. The Worms toured Canada with the album starting in January 2006 and are currently touring.

Each album consists mostly of independent tracks paying homage, always humourosly, to different genres and topics. Two exceptions are the 1997 ''Christmas Turkey'' CD, dedicated to songs about Christmas, and the 2003 ''Semi-Conducted'' CD, which is a collection of their best songs done at a concert with symphony backing.

Rock, folk, ballads, country, Celtic folk, and children's music all have come under their satirical guns.

When not spoofing a particular style of music, the Worms' material pokes fun at various aspects of daily life in Canada with songs like "Canada's Really Big", "The Last Saskatchewan Pirate", "Me Like ...

years active 1991-present
country Canada
music genre Comedy, Folk music
current members Trevor Strong
Mike McCormick
Chris Patterson
past members Steve Wood
John Whytock
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source: Wikipedia