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Fun Music Information -> Rutles

This is the most recent information about Rutles that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Rutles, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).


Possible Misspelled Names:

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Band Name Origins:

  • 'Rutland' isn't the smallest town in England, it's the smallest county. The Rutles were a regular feature in an ITV show called Rutland Weekend Television - allegedly the local broadcast of the forgotten county of England. Submitted by: Jon Dafydd Finney-Moore
  • Eric Idle, after Monty Python, made a TV series called Rutland Weekend Television, which was a spoof on London Weekend Television. Rutland is the smallest county in England. From there it's a small step to The Rutles. Submitted by: sloftslime

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Where Are You Now?," Jimmy Harnen w/ Synch"Doubleback Alley," The Rutles
"What's For Dinner?," Bering Strait"Cheese And Onions," The Rutles
"Loving You Is A Natural Thing," Ronnie Milsap"Let's Be Natural," The Rutles

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Living In Hoe" originally "Living In Hope"
Candy Welty

Change a Letter:

"Living In Hole" originally "Living In Hope"
Doug Wells
"Cheese And Unions" originally "Cheese And Onions"
Peggy Dishwasher

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Doubleback Alley""Washington, D.C."Ravyn Rant
"Living in Hope""Living on Dope"Ravyn Rant
"Cheese and Onions""Freezing Bunions"Rick Duncan
"Number One""Number Two"Rick Duncan

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Cheese and OnionsBurger King's Cheese and Onion BurgerPaul Warren

Band Name Anagrams:

The Luster Submitted by: Alexis
The Rustle Submitted by: Alexis
A sound made by making contact with dry leaves.
Steel Ruth Submitted by: Leanne Cantrell(not to fret; relling is overrated)
The Result Submitted by: Alexis
Eel's Truth Submitted by: Candy Welty

Backwards Messages:

"Piggy In The Middle"
Right after the second verse, something that mocks the Paul is Dead rumor ("Stig is dead, honestly") can be heard. It is really Neil Innes saying "tekram ot tnew yggip elttil sihT," which is, of course, "This little piggy went to market" in reverse.
Submitted by: Alan the Ottoman

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