Trivia: The Folksmen first appeared on a Saturday Night Live skit in 1983, and have toured as Spinal Tap's "opening act".
Trivia: Christopher Guest's appearance (moustache, Bozo hair) was based on folk singer Tom Paxton.
Trivia: The cover of Mitch and Mickey's record "Meet Mitch and Mickey" is a reference to the cover of "Meet the Beatles."
Trivia: Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer also played bandmates in "This is Spinal Tap".
Trivia: All three acts in the movie were based on actual 1960's folk groups: the Folksmen on the Kingston Trio, Mitch & Mickey on Ian & Sylvia, and the New Main Street Singers on the New Christie Minstrels.