History Film / ThisIsSpinalTap

1st Nov '16 12:48:36 PM DavidCowie
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** David St. Hubbins sings lead vocal and plays rhythm guitar. Derek St. Holmes sang lead vocals and played rhythm guitar for Music/TedNugent.
8th Oct '16 8:50:18 PM AuroraLynches
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** Actually [[InvokedTrope invoked]] with Shearer, as he based the character of Derek Smalls off of rockers who traveled so frequently between the UK and US that they ended up with a mid-atlantic accent, such as [[{{Music/Yes}} Jon Anderson]] and [[{{Music/Whitesnake}} David]] [[Music/DeepPurple Coverdale]].
7th Oct '16 1:24:03 AM DoctorNemesis
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** The film itself follows ''[[Music/TheRutles Meet the Rutles: All You Need Is Cash]]'', a {{Mockumentary}} about a Music/TheBeatles {{Expy}}.

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** The film itself follows ''[[Music/TheRutles Meet the Rutles: All You Need Is Cash]]'', a {{Mockumentary}} about a Music/TheBeatles {{Expy}}.an {{Expy}} of Music/TheBeatles.
19th Aug '16 7:43:46 AM 06tele
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** The band experiencing a revival of its fortunes in Japan is a Shout Out to Music/CheapTrick, whose 1979 live album ''Cheap Trick at Budokan'' was originally intended to be released only in Japan but which became their best-selling album by far
5th Aug '16 6:53:23 AM AnotherGuy
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* MeaningfulName: A spinal tap is one of the most painful procedures any human can have. It's doubtful the band intended that to be a commentary on their own music.
3rd Aug '16 12:45:21 PM zeldafanjtl
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* DoubleEntendre: "Big Bottom", about the singer's love of his girlfriend's large rear end, features one of these.

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* DoubleEntendre: "Big Bottom", about the singer's love of his girlfriend's large rear end, features one ''many'' of these.
30th May '16 12:32:58 AM Doug86
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* AllInTheManual / WorldBuilding: One of the reasons the film and band are so easy to [[{{Defictionalization}} Defictionalize]]. For example, one of the stage hands is named Moke, but you wouldn't know that without knowledge of expanded materials (such as the DVDCommentary).

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* AllInTheManual AllThereInTheManual / WorldBuilding: One of the reasons the film and band are so easy to [[{{Defictionalization}} Defictionalize]]. For example, one of the stage hands is named Moke, but you wouldn't know that without knowledge of expanded materials (such as the DVDCommentary).
14th Apr '16 6:52:59 AM 06tele
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* TruthInTelevision: The film has a lot of this, but one of the more mind-spinning examples has to do with Nigel's piano piece, "Lick My Love Pump". Although Nigel's claims to be influenced by "[[Music/WolfgangAmadeus Mozart Mozart]] and [[Music/JohannSebastianBach Bach]]" aren't really borne out by the piece itself (which doesn't sound much like either of them), Mozart did write a three-part canon called ''Leck mich im Arsch'' (Ger., "Lick me in the arse".)[[note]]Actually, Mozart might not have written the music, but he definitely wrote the text.[[/note]]

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* TruthInTelevision: The film has a lot of this, but one of the more mind-spinning examples has to do with Nigel's piano piece, "Lick My Love Pump". Although Nigel's claims to be influenced by "[[Music/WolfgangAmadeus Mozart "[[Music/WolfgangAmadeusMozart Mozart]] and [[Music/JohannSebastianBach Bach]]" aren't really borne out by the piece itself (which doesn't sound much like either of them), Mozart did write a three-part canon called ''Leck mich im Arsch'' (Ger., "Lick me in the arse".)[[note]]Actually, Mozart might not have written the music, but he definitely wrote the text.[[/note]]
14th Apr '16 6:52:35 AM 06tele
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* TruthInTelevision: The film has a lot of this, but one of the more mind-spinning examples has to do with Nigel's piano piece, "Lick My Love Pump". Although Nigel's claims to be influenced by "Mozart and Bach" aren't really borne out by the piece itself (which doesn't sound much like either of them), Mozart did write a three-part canon called ''Leck mich im Arsch'' (Ger., "Lick me in the arse".)[[note]]Actually, Mozart might not have written the music, but he definitely wrote the text.[[/note]]

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* TruthInTelevision: The film has a lot of this, but one of the more mind-spinning examples has to do with Nigel's piano piece, "Lick My Love Pump". Although Nigel's claims to be influenced by "Mozart "[[Music/WolfgangAmadeus Mozart Mozart]] and Bach" [[Music/JohannSebastianBach Bach]]" aren't really borne out by the piece itself (which doesn't sound much like either of them), Mozart did write a three-part canon called ''Leck mich im Arsch'' (Ger., "Lick me in the arse".)[[note]]Actually, Mozart might not have written the music, but he definitely wrote the text.[[/note]]
14th Apr '16 6:51:20 AM 06tele
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* TruthInTelevision: The film has a lot of this, but one of the more mind-spinning examples has to do with Nigel's piano piece, "Lick My Love Pump". Although Nigel's claims to be influenced by "Mozart and Bach" aren't really borne out by the piece itself (which doesn't sound much like either of them), Mozart did write a three-part canon called "Leck mich im Arsch" ("Lick me in the arse".)[[note]]Actually, Mozart might not have written the music, but he definitely wrote the text.[[/note]]

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* TruthInTelevision: The film has a lot of this, but one of the more mind-spinning examples has to do with Nigel's piano piece, "Lick My Love Pump". Although Nigel's claims to be influenced by "Mozart and Bach" aren't really borne out by the piece itself (which doesn't sound much like either of them), Mozart did write a three-part canon called "Leck ''Leck mich im Arsch" ("Lick Arsch'' (Ger., "Lick me in the arse".)[[note]]Actually, Mozart might not have written the music, but he definitely wrote the text.[[/note]]
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