Get Up And Go

Album: The Rutles (Soundtrack) (1978)


  • The Rutles were a parody of The Beatles and this song poked fun at "Get Back." Such was The Rutles' attention to visual and musical detail, that John Lennon was prompted to warn songwriter Neil Innes to be careful not to be sued by McCartney, since this tune was too close to the Beatles song.

Comments: 3

  • Dan from Towson, Md"Let It Rot was released as a film, an album, and a lawsuit."
  • John from Grand Island, NyLONG LIVE The Rutles!
  • Ken from Louisville, KyPaul DID threaten legal action. The settlement was that the official writing credit for this was changed to Lennon-McCartney-Innes.
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