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The LP Booklet Pages 5 and 6

In 1963 Rutlemania hit England. It seemed that the Rutles could do no wrong. A string of hits--Rut Me Do, Twist and Rut, Please Rut Me--brought unprecedented scenes of mass adulation.
Nasty: (At the Royal Variety Show) "We'd like to dedicate this next number to a very special lady in the audience tonight. Barry's mum."

Even the Queen was impressed when they played before her at the Royal Command Performance. By December they had nineteen hits in the top 20.

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