Rock legend Sir Paul McCartney will have to share the limelight at this
month's Glastonbury Festival with a BEATLES spoof band he hates.
The former Fab Four frontman has been booked to headline the seminal
British music event and will take to the main stage at the Somerset site on 26
But McCartney has yet to discover THE RUTLES - the subject of a 1978
Beatles parody movie THE RUTLES: ALL YOU NEED IS CASH - will perform on another
stage at the same time.
McCartney's Beatles bandmates John Lennon and George Harrison were huge
fans of the comedy act - who were created by Neil Innes and MONTY PYTHON star
Eric Idle, who no longer performs with the group - but Sir Paul has never got
Beatles author KEITH BADMAN says, "John loved The Rutles and George even
made a cameo appearance in the film.
"George said that anyone who wanted to know what The Beatles story was
about should watch The Rutles film.
"However it's known that Paul wasn't that impressed, so it's ironic that
they'll be playing Glastonbury the same night."