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Born in Sunflower, Mississippi, in 1929, Matt "Guitar" Murphy is known as one of the most respected sidemen in the blues. He has played on albums and in concerts for everyone from Memphis Slim and James Cotton to 'Bobby Blue Bland' and Junior Parker (he even made an appearance in The Blues Brothers (1980)). Unlike many sidemen, however, he cut ... See full bio »
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 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (performer: "The Blues Don't Bother Me" - as Matt 'Guitar' Murphy) / (writer: "The Blues Don't Bother Me", "A Bump And A Grind (Doin' The Nasty)" - as Matthew T. Murphy)
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 1998 The Making of 'Blues Brothers 2000' (Video documentary short) (special thanks)
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 1998 The Stories Behind the Making of 'The Blues Brothers' (Video documentary)
Himself (as Matt 'Guitar' Murphy)
 1998 The Making of 'Blues Brothers 2000' (Video documentary short)
Himself (as Matt 'Guitar' Murphy)
 1978 Grateful Dead: The Closing of Winterland (TV Movie)
Himself - The Blues Brothers Band
 1978 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Guest
- Carrie Fisher/The Blues Brothers (1978) ... Himself - Musical Guest (as The Blues Brothers Band)
 1978 Things We Did Last Summer (TV Movie)
Himself - Blues Brothers Band
 1963 I Hear the Blues (TV Movie)
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 2005 Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (TV Movie)
Himself - Blues Brothers Band (uncredited)
 1994 The Best of the Blues Brothers (Video documentary)
Himself (as Matt 'Guitar' Murphy)
 1985 The Best of John Belushi (Video)
Himself (Blues Brothers)

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Played guitar on Junior Parker's record "Mystery Train". See more »

Alternate Names:

The Blues Brothers Band | Matt 'Guitar' Murphy

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Cort Signature electric guitar.

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