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Editorial: Memories add strength to fabric of suburbs

The Blues Mobile makes its way down Phil's Beach in Wauconda during filming of the "The Blues Brothers" 35 years ago.

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Related Topix: Wauconda, IL, Blues, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, The Blues Brothers, Musical Movies, Mount Prospect, IL, Schaumburg, IL, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Dan Aykroyd Opens Late Night Show With James Brown Tribute

Actor Dan Aykroyd made quite an entrance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Friday night by performing one of his favourite James Brown tunes with rock 'n' roll veteran Bobby Rush .

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Related Topix: Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Dan Aykroyd, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Blues, The Blues Brothers

Sat Jul 19, 2014

HorrorTalk News

Bloody Birthday

Directed by Ed Hunt Written by Ed Hunt and Barry Pearson 1981, Region A, 85 minutes, Rated R Blu-ray released on July 8th, 2014 Starring: Lori Lethin as Joyce Elizabeth Hoy as Debbie Billy Jacoby as Curtis Andy Freeman as Steven K.C. Martel as Timmy Julie Brown as Beverly Susan Strasberg as Miss Davis Jose Ferrer as Doctor Debbie and her friends ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

'Blues Brothers' Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi are back in black tonight at the Alabama...

Dan Aykroyd, left, starred as Elwood Blues and John Belushi played "Joliet" Jake Blues in the 1980 comedy "The Blues Brothers."

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Herald

Wauconda remembers 'The Blues Brothers' shot in town 35 years ago

It was early September 1979, and the actors were in town filming "The Blues Brothers" -- the John Landis-directed, cameo-filled movie that's arguably the greatest musical-action-comedy ever made.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Patch.com

SNL Legend Dan Aykroyd Coming to the North Shore

Comedy legend Dan Aykroyd will be signing bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka on Friday, July 25 at Kappy's in Peabody.

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Related Topix: Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Dan Aykroyd, Peabody, MA, Blues, The Blues Brothers

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

New Johnny Winter Album To Feature Eric Clapton, Joe Perry and Billy Gibbons

'Step Back,' produced by Winter sideman Paul Nelson and due September 2 via Megaforce Records, is Winter's first recording since a massive career-spanning compilation set earlier this year - and the follow up to 2011's 'Roots.'

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee movies off the grid: June 27-July 3

"The Blues Brothers": Jake and Elwood are on the road - including Milwaukee's former "road to nowhere" - in the 1980 movie starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as blues-loving, troublemaking legends who get a little help from some of the biggest music stars ever - Ray Charles, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and Cab Calloway - and lots of ... (more)

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River Cities' Reader

2014 Blues Fest: Blues Brother - Curtis Salgado

If you're of my generation - the generation that, as grade-schoolers, used to stay up long after bedtime to watch the early years of Saturday Night Live - there may be two names you most associate with your early exposure to blues music: Jake and Elwood.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Paul Rodgers' Soul Man in Good Company: Concert Review

With his alto growl and good-natured spirit - plus full-throttle support from a top-notch band - the one-time Bad Company and Free lead vocalist leans into some classic Memphis soul and proves a worthy interpreter.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bad Company, Free, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Entertainment

The Post-Standard

Meet Curtis Salgado: The original Blues Brother who introduced John Belushi to the blues

Blues singer Curtis Salgado plays at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que on Tuesday, June 24. The show starts at 9:30 p.m. Curtis Salgado will play a free show on the downstairs stage at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Tuesday night.

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