Rutles members, others sound off

Quotable remarks on band's '30 glorious years'


“30 glorious years… another day, another dollar.”
Ron Nasty, The Rutles

“I am thrilled as I am saving up to buy a new wife.”
Sir Dirk McQuickly, The Rutles

“30 years? 30 years since what?”Barry Wom, The Rutles

Stig O’Hara, The Rutles (the quiet one)


“This is the sort of thing that gives exploitation a bad name.”
Raymond Scum, folk legend

“The music of the Rutles always had that kiss-of-sunshine, upbeat, swingy, positive vibe to it. That always irritated me. Liked the clothes though. And Stig’s hair.”
David St. Hubbins, Spinal tap

“They had no effect on me or my brother Yosh. Or the general public. Blow up a balloon and then let it go. That is to aviation what the Rutles is to music.”
Stan Shmenge, polka legend


What: The Rutles Reunion (30th Anniversary of NBC docu spesh “All You Need Is Cash”)

When: 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Where: Egyptian Theater, Hollywood


Highlights: The Rutles in person; “All You Need Is Cash” screening.


What: Rutlemania! The Semi-Spectacular Tribute Concert

When: Los Angeles: March 19, 20 & 21 at 8 p.m.
New York: March 26, 27, 28 & 29 at 8 p.m.

Where: Los Angeles: Ricardo Montalban Theatre, 1615 Vine St.
New York: Blender Theater, 123 East 23rd St., NYC


Highlights: Rutles tribute band The Pre-Fab Four in new Tribute Concert directed by Eric Idle with music by Neil Innes.

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