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Rutle Soul
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3 December 1965


Recorded 17 June & 12 October – 11 November 1965, EMI Studios, London







Preceded By

Ouch! (1965)

Succeeded By

Semi-Automatic (1966)

Rutle Soul (released in the UK as Rutle Sole) is a 1965 album by The Rutles.

Rutle Soul

Track listing[]

Side One[]

  1. (Stevie, You Can't) Drive My Car
  2. Norwegian Food (The Word Has Flown)
  3. You Won't Shave Me
  4. Questionnaire
  5. Stig for Yourself (O'Hara)
  6. The Bird
  7. Michelle (Go to Hell)

Side Two[]

  1. What Goes Ron
  2. Female
  3. It's Looking Good
  4. My Bi Wife
  5. Hate
  6. If I Needed Some Lunch (O'Hara)
  7. Rut for Your Life

US Version[]

In the United States, Rutle Soul was the tenth album by the group and their first to consist entirely of original songs. It was released on 6 December 1965 by Capatal, in both the mono and stereo formats. The American edition differed markedly from its British counterpart. Four tracks were removed and set aside for the next American album, Tommorow and Today: "(Stevie You Can't) Drive My Car", "Questionnaire", "What Goes Ron" and "If I Needed Some Lunch". These were replaced with two tracks from the UK Ouch! album: "I Love You" and "It's Only Lunch". "Mr. Sheene" also includes a false start at the beginning. The total time was 29:05, nearly seven minutes shorter than the British version.

Side One[]

  1. I Love You
  2. Norwegian Food
  3. You Won't Shave Me
  4. Stig for Yourself (O'Hara)
  5. The Bird
  6. Michelle (Go to Hell)

Side Two[]

  1. It's Only Lunch
  2. Female
  3. It's Looking Good
  4. Mr. Sheene
  5. Hate
  6. Rut for Your Life