Time for some comedy. I Must Be In Love was originally performed on the BBC‘s 1975 TV series Rutland Weekend Television and was used in the 1978 movie All You Need Is Cash. It is a parody of early love songs from The Beatles. In The Rutles universe it was first released in
Time for some comedy. Ouch! is the title song from the 1965 movie, and soundtrack album, Ouch! and was also released as a single. It is a simple love song, sung to the tribal princess who has too many names to be listed. The video clip consists of the boys having fun in
Time for some comedy. Get Up And Go was performed live on the rooftop of Rutle Corps building in London, which was included in the film Let It Rot. Let It Rot was also released as an album and a lawsuit. Get Up And Go is about a jockey by the name of
Time for some comedy. Cheese & Onions is from The Rutles‘ animated film, Yellow Submarine Sandwich. “The lyrics describe what Nasty was thinking about at the time – a cheese and onion sandwich. However, he also included various other things he had heard about that day and trying to make it sound philisophical.” (from the Rutles Wiki).
Time for some comedy. Piggy in the Middle is from The Rutles‘ made for TV film, The Tragical History Tour. This was the first major flop of The Rutles‘ career. The plot of the film, four Oxford History Professors on a hitchhiking tour of English Tea Shops, was probably not the best idea