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Rutles

LP (Item 567764) Warner, 1978 — Condition: Very Good+
Gatefold

The Rutles had a very short initial life – the subject of a tremendous mockumentary – put together in the 70s by Eric Idle of Monty Python and Neil Innes of Bonzo Dog Band! And yet over the years, the group's take on the sound of The Beatles has become something of a legend – appealing to fans of Python and the Fab Four themselves – who've even given their own nod to The Rutles over the years! Our favorite bits are the later ones – in which the Innes/Idle parody of psychedelic Beatles sounds is almost a parody of psychedelia at a larger level too. Years before Spinal Tap – and with much longer-lasting appeal.  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(180 gram 40th Anniversary pressing. Includes booklet, bonus 7", and inserts!)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



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