A Hard Day's Rut
A Hard Day's Rut


10 July 1964


Recorded 29 January, 25–27 February, 1 March & 1–4 June 1964, EMI Studios, London, and Pathétic Marconi Studios, Paris







Preceded By

With The Rutles (1963)

Succeeded By

Rutles For Sale (1964)

A Hard Day's Rut was an album released by the Rutles, along side their film of the same name. It was the third album by the Rutles and was released on the 10th July 1964.

Track listingEdit


  1. I Must Be in Love
  2. I Shouldn't Know Better
  3. With a Girl Like You
  4. Between Us
  5. I Love You
  6. Tell Me When
  7. Can't Buy Me Lunch
  8. Any Rhyme At All
  9. I'll Fry Instead
  10. Lonely-Phobia
  11. When I Get Rome
  12. I Can Do That
  13. I'll Rut Back

US VersionEdit


The American version of the album was released on 26 June 1964 by United Artists Records in both mono and stereo, the fourth Rutles album in the United States. The album went to number one on the Billboard album chart, spending 14 weeks there, the longest run of any album that year.

Track listingEdit

  1. I Must Be in Love
  2. Tell Me When
  3. I'll Fry Instead
  4. I Shouldn't Know Better (instrumental)
  5. Between Us
  6. I Love You (instrumental)
  7. I Shouldn't Know Better
  8. With a Girl Like You
  9. I Love You
  10. Barry Theme (This Goy)
  11. Can't Buy Me Lunch
  12. I Must Be in Love (instrumental)
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