He has been a member of many rock, jazz and progressive rock bands, such as The Gravediggers, The Ingoes, Blossom Toes, B. B. Blunder, Solid Gold Cadillac, Magma, Centipede, Mike Westbrook Orchestra and Full Monte.
As session or guest musician, he appeared on Julie Driscoll's 1969 album, Reg King's solo album, three albums by Kevin Coyne and Andrew Leigh's Magician album, as well as A Wish for a Season by Kind Hearts & English.
Godding is brother-in-law of Julie Driscoll (now Julie Tippetts).
"Intense jazz-rock fusion of the highest quality. Godding's guitar playing should please fans of McLaughlin and Holdsworth to no end. Heartily recommended to all fusion fans" (Dave Wayne, Gibraltar Encyclopedia of Progressive Rock)