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  1. Sherrington: No such thing as I-45 rivalry, but Mark Cuban (bless him) doing his best to start oneRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Dallas Morning News

    ... and all bets were off. Morey inquiring about Dirk was a little like John Belushi asking a fellow diner in The Blues Brothers , "How much for the women?" Anyway, the relationship has pretty much degenerated from there. The best we can hope is that ...


  2. Review- Crowns at IRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2009 |

    Growing up, my family moved around a lot and went to many different churchs of many different denominations. The closest I ever got to a predominantly black church was the one run by James Brown in The Blues Brothers.


  3. The Chicago Blues Brothers, Grand Opera House, York, April 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | York Press

    ... and Dan Aykroyd, alias Joliet Jake Blues and Elwood J Blues, first unleashed the might that was to become The Blues Brothers on NBC's Saturday Night Live show, coast to coast in the United States. Did Belushi and Aykroyd realise they would initiate ...


  4. Blues Brothers Revue to hit WINRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Illawarra Mercury

    Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty star as Jake and Elwood in the Official Blues Brothers Revue at WIN Entertainment Centre on April 24. More than 30 years since Jake and Elwood Blues went on a "mission from God", the Blues Brothers film remains a comedy classic and a television staple. Despite having seen it on countless occasions, even Judith Belushi Pisano, the widow of star John Belushi, finds herself unable to change the channel whenever she stumbles upon it late at night.


  5. T-Shirts & Apparel : Joliet CorrectionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | ThinkGeek

    ... we still can, let us welcome, from Rock Island Illinois, the blues band of Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues, the Blues Brothers. Wait, what? Jake's still in prison? But he gets out today? Well, why don't you go get him and bring him to the gig? Just ...


  6. Madonna's 21 Top 10 Albums: From 'Madonna'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Billboard

    When Madonna 's Rebel Heart album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 last month, it continued the diva's hot streak in the top 10, which has been going strong since her self-titled debut hit the region in 1984.


  7. Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi to perform as The Blues Brothers at exclusive Austin eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | CultureMap

    The Blues Brothers are reuniting for an exclusive one-night-only performance in Austin. On May 18, Saturday Night Live alums Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi will reprise their roles as the beloved musical duo.


  8. Handsworth grad pursuing her dream in the Big AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | North Shore News

    ... Cheers alumnus George Wendt in an episode of television's Masters of Horror (directed by John Landis of The Blues Brothers and National Lampoon's Animal House fame), to taking the stage with her classmates at Handsworth secondary for their annual ...


  9. The Blues Brothers Revue comes to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Kiama Independent

    MORE than 30 years since Jake and Elwood Blues went on a ''mission from God'', the Blues Brothers film remains a comedy classic and a television staple. MORE than 30 years since Jake and Elwood Blues went on a ''mission from God'', the Blues Brothers film remains a comedy classic and a television staple.


  10. Torquay pub rocks night away to battle dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | This Is South Devon

    The Chelston pub hosted a Rock against Dementia awareness-raising night, ahead of Ohio in the USA and Toronto, Canada, who held their celebrations five hours later during the same evening. More than 90 people rocked in the Torquay pub to South Devon band the Blues Brothers Collective, and helped raised 625 for dementia charities.


  11. Darling's New Mask a Celebration of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NBC Chicago

    Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling recently signed a two-year contract extension with the team, and on Wednesday night he unveiled a new mask that suggests that he wants to stay in the Windy City for a lot longer than that. The mask, which was designed by artist Jason Livery from Head Strong Grafx , is chock full of references to the city of Chicago, with iconic figures such as the Blues Brothers, the lions outside of the Art Institute, the Bean, and the Willis Tower all displayed upon it.


  12. PHT Morning skate: Selanne enjoying retirement as a caddyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | MSNBC

    ... participated in the Shoot the Puck contest at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday. Aykroyd, who shot The Blues Brothers in Chicago, showed off his skills during the second intermission of the Wild's 2-1 win over the Blackhawks. Editor's Note : ...


  13. Native son Curtis Salgado returns to Everett for showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | HeraldNet

    ... 2015 schedule. I wanted him back right away." People who have never heard Salgado, the man who inspired the Blues Brothers, have no idea what they are missing, Shriner said. Salgado continues to tour in support of his Alligator Records debut CD, ...


  14. Dan Aykroyd Shoots the Puck at Hawks GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | NBC Chicago

    The Chicago Blackhawks frequently welcome celebrities to the ice to participate in their "Shoot the Puck" promotion, and on Tuesday they nabbed a big one as comedy legend Dan Aykroyd took his turn at the venerable game. Aykroyd, whose connection to Chicago was cemented with the "Blues Brothers" films and whose comedy career got started as a member of the Second City comedy troupe, is always a fan favorite when he shows up at the United Center.


  15. Our Best Bets for the 9th Annual Dallas International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Dallas Observer

    ... as some of his best work .If you only have 17 min to spend at DIFF this year, this is the film to see. The Blues Brothers 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at Texas Theatre. James Faust and company are pulling out the stops with this night - Blues ...


  16. Grand Theatre presents: The Official Blues Brothers RevueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | State Journal

    ... two recently helped write a pilot for a TV show based on the further adventures of Jake and Elwood Blues. The Blues Brothers band consists of talented and experienced musicians Kory Montgomery, lead guitar; Charlie Cooley, drums; Chris Lorentz, ...


  17. Centennial Concert brings superstar performers, amazing moments to Miami BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 |

    ... he did in 1957, a tune that more recently is associated with Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi's homage act "The Blues Brothers," which itself has become a legend. Come dusk, though, the audience began to swell and soon the rows of seats were filled with ...


  18. Specialty and holiday films in April and MayRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Seven of the films depicted are from the ongoing Cinemark Reel Classics series on Sundays and Wednesdays at Movies 16. These include "The Passion of the Christ," "The Sound of Music," "Tootsie," "Big Trouble in Little China," "Steel Magnolias," "The Blues Brothers" and "Full Metal Jacket." The ticket price at 2 p.m. is $6.25 for the general public age 12 and older, and $6 for children age 11 and younger and seniors age 62 and older.


  19. The Blues Brothers insisted on lifting legacy artists: 'We did not grab a share of it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Something Else! Reviews

    One of the unseen success stories surrounding the Blues Brothers is how their albums helped the original composers of the songs they covered. That was actually at their insistence.


  20. Blues fest celebrates past, looks to the future with summer lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 |

    ... blues such as: Curtis Salgado, who, as the frontman for the Nighthawks, inspired John Belushi to create the Blues Brothers, and went on to play in the Robert Cray Band, Roomful of Blues and Santana; Grammy-winning "harp hero" Sugar Blue, who has ...