Related Information for Vipers Skiffle Group The Vipers Skiffle Group – later known simply as The Vipers - were one of the leading British groups during the skiffle period of the mid to late 1950s, and were important in the careers of radio and TV presenter Wally Whyton, record producer George Martin, and several members of The Shadows.The group formed in the spring of 1956 in central London, originally as a trio of singer-guitarists comprising Wally Whyton, Johnny Martyn (b John Martyn Booker, 1934-2007), and Jean Van den Bosch... read more