The former banjo player of British 1970s band MUNGO JERRY has been charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend and a pub landlord in Cornwall, South West England. PAUL KING pleaded not guilty at Bodmin Magistrates on Tuesday (29AUG06) to two charges of assault by beating of former lover FIONA SWEET and pub landlord JOHNNIE PUSEY on 4 July (06). The 58-year-old was released on unconditional bail, but will return in court again on 3 October (06) for a pre-trial review IN THE SUMMERTIME was a number one hit for Mungo Jerry in 1970.