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  1. Steve Cropper sparked a key moment in the Blues Brothers legend:...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

    In keeping with its name, the Blues Brothers' smash Briefcase Full of Blues started out as a rootsy affair. Then, Steve Cropper made an historic suggestion.


  2. Live! Tonight! Not Sold-Out!Our top concert picks for Friday, Nov. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Willamette Week

    ... 21+. [DAD BLUES] Curtis Salgado has a super-massive soul. The blues singer became the inspiration for The Blues Brothers after meeting John Belushi as he was filming Animal House , and his cool, collected stage presence is the stuff of local legend. ...


  3. Can public art save a cash-poor country?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... landmark, a favorite meeting place and a site for public events. It even made the movies, the 80's movie The Blues Brothers.


  4. Are You a REAL Entrepreneur?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... said, "We're on a mission from God" with that deadpan delivery, you knew that nothing was going to stop the Blues Brothers from getting the band back together. Not a bunch of angry Winnebago-driving hillbillies with shotguns, Aretha Franklin as Matt ...


  5. Happy 2015 Video Birthday for A Bass Playing Legend Who Always Hit...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Aquarius Papers

    Today would have been the 74th birthday of the amazing Duck Dunn, who laid down the bottom on more soul hits than you can count. For those who don't know, he was the pipe smoking bassist who uttered an immortal line in "the Blues Brothers."


  6. Derby Mayor's dash from Rams clash to switch on lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | This is Derbyshire

    ... carols while Spondon band Rock of All Ages kept revellers dancing with a medley of songs from the film The Blues Brothers. Mark Davis, chairman of Spondon Traders Association, was part of the team that organised the suburb's Christmas lights. He and ...


  7. It was named after what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Fox News

    ... tough time accommodating the full-size Monaco, the same car made famous as the Bluesmobile in the movie "The Blues Brothers." Chevrolet Malibu : Chevy's ever-popular mid-size sedan was of course named after the seaside L.A.-area town loved by ...


  8. Name that tuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 |

    "Er, what kind of music do you usually have here?" Dan Ayckroyd's character asks the woman behind the bar in the film The Blues Brothers. Her answer is unequivocal: "Oh, we got both kinds - we got country and western."


  9. Mission From God: Blues Brothers Band Announces Montclair Show At Wellmont TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    On Friday, March 4, 2016, "The Blues Brothers Starring Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi" will come to the Wellmont Theater in Montclair to reprise the eponymous roles from the 1980 film classic . "Twenty-two years later, after the passing of Jake, the long-lost Brother Zee finally peeled his face from the gutter to carry on the family tradition: a high-energy, authentic, rhythm-and-blues showband - with a South Memphis accent and an East Texas kick.


  10. Spurs' 'Bruise Brother' says NBA too softRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | My San Antonio

    ... the paint. A former Express-News sports columnist is credited for coining the nickname, which played off "The Blues Brothers" movie that was a smash hit the summer prior to the 1980-81 season. Griffin had been acquired by the Spurs from the New ...


  11. the Official Blues Brothers Revue Comes to Suncoast Showroom This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 |

    "The Official Blues Brothers Revue," starring Wayne Catania as "Jake" and Kieron Lafferty as "Elwood," will make its way to the Suncoast Showroom this weekend, Nov. 14 and 15. "The Blues Brothers" is a blues revivalist band that was created in 1976 by "Saturday Night Live " cast members Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch. In 1978, after multiple "SNL" appearances, the band released an album, "Briefcase Full of Blues."


  12. DanehyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Tucson Weekly

    ... for your debtor to resume payments, he did like John Belushi when he got cornered by Carrie Fisher in "The Blues Brothers." It's not my fault! I ran out of gas! Aliens stole my money! Has a year passed already? I forgot my wallet! Are you sure I ...


  13. Five Secretly Awesome South Florida Music VenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Broward-Palm Beach

    Why is it that so many of the best things in life end up being the ones that were there all along, hidden in plain sight? Whether we're staring at our phones too often to notice, or simply haven't been looking in the right places, South Florida is home to a handful of off-the-beaten path venues where the vibes are chill and the music is almost ... (more)


  14. The Blues Brothers: Xmas Special - Arts TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | IndieLondon

    After five years away, the most electric rock 'n' roll party of the year is coming back to the Arts Theatre in The Blues Brothers: Xmas Special , playing from December 3, 2015 to January 10, 2016. David Kristopher-Brown and Joshua Mumby will star as Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues, with Simon Ray Harvey taking on the role of Ray.


  15. Happy 2015 Video Birthday to the Legendary Bert BurnsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 8 | Aquarius Papers

    ... Needs Somebody to Love." Of course, the more famous version was done by Jake and Elwood Blues! From The Blues Brothers movie, "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love." We now go to two classic performances of the tune by the same band. First I found this ...


  16. 'Say hello to my little friend': Machine gun used by Al Pacino in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Daily Mail

    ... Kane' complete suit, Will Farrell's suit from 'Anchorman' and John Belushi's screen worn sunglasses from 'The Blues Brothers'.


  17. It's Not The Blues Brothers: Trump Gets Secret Service Protection Before Hosting 'SNL'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 |

    Keep an eye out for the guys in the dark suits and sunglasses when Donald Trump hosts Saturday Night Live on November 7 - it won't be the Blues Brothers. Instead, viewers may spy the Secret Service keeping tabs on "The Donald."


  18. Soulmen feat. Double Overtime wins coveted battle of bands titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

    ... bands competition was held last Thursday, Oct. 29, with the Soulmen featuring Double Overtime (formerly the Blues Brothers Too show band) taking the top prize. Soulmen is an 11-piece show band that includes a full brass section, and features seven ...


  19. Stripped-down performance: Staff and shoppers join in as DJ starts a rave in supermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | The Daily Record

    ... Kent with his 'grandparents', announcing on a portable PA system that it was their 60th anniversary. With the Blues Brothers song 'Everybody Needs Somebody to Love' playing through the speakers they all climbed up on the checkout conveyor belt and ...


  20. OMSI's Film + Music series brings the thunderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Willamette Week

    ... from family fare like The Sound of Music and Grease (Nov. 22) to Purple Rain and Almost Famous (Nov. 18), The Blues Brothers (Nov. 20), Dazed & Confused (Nov. 21) and This Is Spinal Tap (Dec. 9). The concert films are slated to include Stop Making ...