In Honor of Nigel Tufnel

It’s one of the best, and most enduring mockumentaries of all time, This is Spinal Tap, and the soundtrack is a somewhat loving lampoon of rock music. But the music is actually good, in a bizarre way, and you may not know that the actors–Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, and Michael McKean–along with Rob Reiner, were actually responsible for most of it.

Here’s an excellent NPR piece considering the music of This is Spinal Tap.


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