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  1. Weekend Streamer: 'Wayne's World'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Gainesville.com

    ... praise, but there actually have been a handful of really great movies spawned from "SNL." The best is "The Blues Brothers," but "Wayne's World" is a close second and is much more modern. Though the show's cultural influence has waned considerably in ...

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  2. Pirtek And Ambrose Put The Band Back TogetherRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    Just like Jake and Elwood in the classic 1980 movie "The Blues Brothers", Australian motorsport ace Marcos Ambrose and PIRTEK Fluid Transfer Solutions have "put the band back together" at Dick Johnson Racing. PIRTEK was the naming rights sponsor on Ambrose's car during his six seasons with Stone Brothers Racing in the V8 Supercar Championship Series .

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  3. Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay music legend asks to play at pub 'in the sticks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Darlington and Stockton Times

    ... said Cropper, who performed alongside Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and James Brown in the 1980 hit movie The Blues Brothers, would perform a set in the 80-capacity venue following a hour-long set by The Animals. As a guitarist, A&R man, engineer, ...

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  4. Successful night of fundraising for Wales Air AmbulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

    ... by the response. Over 40 local businesses donated raffle prizes, an excellent effort by Barry Business. The Blues Brothers provided the entertainment and their help with the draw was appreciated. Well over 100 people turned up to support the event ...

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  5. Small Gig: Music legend Steve Cropper, who will play at The Buck Hotel, ReethRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Northern Echo

    ... said Cropper, who performed alongside Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and James Brown in the 1980 hit movie The Blues Brothers, would perform a set in the 80-capacity venue following a hour-long set by The Animals. As a guitarist, A&R man, engineer, ...

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  6. Correction: Obit-Jane Byrne storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Brandon Sun

    In a story Nov. 14 about the death of former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Harold Washington was a state senator when he was elected Chicago mayor. Washington had been a state senator, but he was a U.S. House member when he defeated Byrne and was elected mayor.

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  7. 'The Man from Planet X'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Floyd County Times

    ... his bizarre films and even stranger life. TCM got an impressive group of directors together (like John 'The Blues Brothers' Landis and Joe 'Gremlins' Dante) who share their love of all things Ulmer. This week's film is a steal at ten bucks. It is ...

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  8. Supergroove: There and back againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the band's foundation stone wasn't the older musicians they often supported in their early days. It was The Blues Brothers movie. No, there wasn't a lot of actual blues in the 1980 comedy but it showed a young Karl Steven how to put on a show. At 14 ...

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  9. 'Fighting Jane' battled the machine and wonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Right Wing News

    ... tough guys were coming at her. Byrne opened the city to Hollywood movie crews - you haven't forgotten "The Blues Brothers" - after years in which feature filmmaking had been banned by the old dead king she once served. "The formula was basic: The ...

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  10. Jeremy Monterio and Alberto Marsico: Jazz-Blues BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | All About Jazz

    There can't be many bands with a piano and an organ in the front line. There are few better exponents of Hammond organ-actually a KeyB-than Alberto Marsico , the guitarist's debut as leader.

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  11. Jane Byrne, Chicago's 1st female mayor, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Daily-Jeff.com

    Jane Byrne became part of Chicago history when she was elected its first female mayor. She became part of city lore because of how she won: beating an incumbent who voters thought had bungled the reaction to a blizzard that paralyzed the streets.

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  12. City saying goodbye to Jane ByrneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago police officers carry the casket containing the body of former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne into St. Vincent de Paul Church. Chicago police officers carry the casket containing the body of former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne into St. Vincent de Paul Church.

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  13. Jane Byrne, the Bold MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Gapers Block

    ... idea to make Chicago great again. Under Byrne, filming of movies and TV shows resumed, beginning with The Blues Brothers . There are now numerous shows and films shot in the city and Blues Brothers has become one of the films most often associated ...

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  14. Contracts Issues in The Blues BrothersRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | ContractsProf Blog

    In The Blues Brothers , the band performs at Bob's Country Bunker. All things considered, the show goes rather well: After the show, the Brothers ask to be paid.

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  15. Jane Byrne funeral service set for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Mayor Jane Byrne, from left, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, back, and Kathy Byrne strike a "Blues Brothers" pose at ChicagoFest in August 1979. Mayor Jane Byrne, from left, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, back, and Kathy Byrne strike a "Blues Brothers" pose at ChicagoFest in August 1979.

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  16. Jane Byrne, only female mayor of Chicago, Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | SFGate

    ... heart of the city and its abandoned parks." It was Mayor Byrne who let John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd film "The Blues Brothers" in Chicago. She even granted Belushi's request to crash a car through a window at Daley Plaza, figuring loyalists of the ...

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  17. Chicago remembers Jane Byrne, city's only female mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Christian Science Monitor

    Jane Byrne became part of Chicago history when she was elected its first female mayor. She became part of city lore because of how she won: beating an incumbent who voters thought had bungled the reaction to a blizzard that paralyzed the streets.

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  18. Chicago remembers Jane Byrne, city's only female mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Christian Science Monitor

    Jane Byrne became part of Chicago history when she was elected its first female mayor. She became part of city lore because of how she won: beating an incumbent who voters thought had bungled the reaction to a blizzard that paralyzed the streets.

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  19. Byrne, Chicago's 1st and only female mayor, dies at age 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | The Day

    Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne, center, attends a dinner Dec. 10, 1979, in Chicago for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, right, as Ethel Kennedy, left, enters with the mayor. Chicago - Jane Byrne became part of Chicago history when she was elected its first female mayor.

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  20. Jane Byrne's lasting impact on culture in ChicagoRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Chicago Tribune

    ... in 1981 - and to filmmakers. That started in the summer of 1979 when she welcomed the cast and crew of "The Blues Brothers." She relished the association, and one of the most iconic photos of the mayor is that of her and daughter Kathy wearing the ...

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