The Rutles
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1975
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The Rutles

The Rutles Biography (Wikipedia)

The Rutles are a rock band known for their visual and aural pastiches and parodies of the Beatles. This originally fictional band, created by Eric Idle and Neil Innes for 1970s television programming, became an actual group – whilst remaining a parody of the Beatles – which toured and recorded, releasing many songs and albums that included two UK chart hits.

Originally created as a short sketch in Idle's British television comedy series Rutland Weekend Television, the Rutles gained notice after being the focus of the mockumentary television film All You Need Is Cash (1978, aka The Rutles). Former Beatle George Harrison appeared in the film and assisted in its creation. Encouraged by the positive public reaction to the sketch, featuring Beatles' music pastiches by Innes, the film was written by Idle, who co-directed it with Gary Weis. It had 20 songs written by Innes, which he performed with three musicians as the Rutles. A soundtrack album in 1978 was followed in 1996 by Archaeology, which spoofed the then recent Beatles Anthology series.

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It's Looking Good
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I Must Be In Love
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I Must Be In Love
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Cheese And Onions
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Cheese And Onions
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With A Girl Like You
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With A Girl Like You
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LET'S BE NATURAL
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LET'S BE NATURAL
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HOLD MY HAND
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HOLD MY HAND
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Ouch!
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Ouch!
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Get Up and Go
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Get Up and Go
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Piggy in the Middle
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Piggy in the Middle
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Living In Hope
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Living In Hope
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Baby Let Me Be
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Baby Let Me Be
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Doubleback Alley
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Doubleback Alley
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Shangri-La
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Shangri-La
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It's Looking Good
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It's Looking Good
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Major Happy
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