The Pre-Fab Four

Below we have an outtake from one of the earliest rock mockumentaries, which paved the way for the venerable This is Spinal Tap. Co-produced by Eric Idle (Monty Python) and Lorne Michaels (Saturday Night Live), “All You Need is Cash” traced the career of “The Rutles,” whose resemblance to The Beatles was “purely – and satirically – intentional.” The show aired in 1978 and scored low ratings, though some fans still defend it.

via Goings On

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