Rutland Weekend Television – "The Pirate Song"

Little did I know that back in 1975, Eric Idle of Monty Python had a television show called Rutland Weekend Television, a sketch show about “Britain’s smallest television network”. It was the inspiration for the brilliant Beatles spoof All You Need is Cash, featuring Eric Idle and Neil Innes (as well as John Halsey and Ricky Fataar) as the “pre-fab four”.

Here’s a fantastic video from the show featuring George Harrison of the Beatles performing “The Pirate Song”, which sounds very similar to another Harrison song…

More video clips here.

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