The Rutles

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Text on Button THE RUTLES WB RECORDS 1978 Warner Bros. Records Inc. Printed in U.S.A.
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Color photograph of the Rutles on a light blue background and red and white text

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Originally created in 1975 as a fictional band for a short sketch on the Rutland Weekend Television series, the Rutles became a real British comedy rock band who toured and released albums. Founded by Eric Idle and Neil Innes, the group was well-known for their parodies of the Beatles, including the 1978 mockumentary All You Need is Cash, which spoofed the Beatles' rise to fame. Notably, original Beatles' member George Harrison made a cameo in the film as a journalist. 

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