Good Habit were a Welsh professional touring band, mostly from Penarth, Wales, active from 1970 until 1975.

They had one single “Find My Way Back Home” that was released by RCA and reviewed by John Peel in Sounds.

Some songs including “Ship of Gold” were recorded for Peel’s sessions. For a while the band wore green monastic habits on stage. Live favourites included “Danger Zone” and “King of the Mountain”, final numbers would be “Keep on Moving” and “Chicken Shack Stomp”/”Hey Bo Diddley”. Good Habit toured with many well-known artists over the years, including Thin Lizzy, Gong, The Velvet Underground, Funkadelic, UFO, Focus, Rory Gallagher, The Who, Genesis, and others. Good Habit also played iconic music festivals, the 1972 Reading Festival, and the first Glastonbury festival.

The band’s personnel included:

Alan Collier a.k.a. Clutch Gessler – guitar and vocals

Ian Thomson a.k.a. Orange Tom – baritone and tenor saxophone, flute (ex-Stone Idol, Nite Time Pipeline)

John Roberts a.k.a. Rubble – tenor and soprano saxophone (ex-Stone Idol)

Philip Blackmore a.k.a. Twillie – guitar, vocals (ex Stone Idol, Nite Time Pipeline)

Peter Hughes – guitar (now in Blues Central)

Paul Steward – drums, piano and all-round genius (ex Mad Dog, Nite Time Pipeline)David Land a.k.a. Toulouse La Fingers – bass, vocals (later in Racing Cars)