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The Best of the Blues Brothers (1994)

Dan Aykroyd and friends tell the story of the famous Saturday Night Live recurring musical characters.
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The series will follow Jake and Elwood Blues, along with the characters within their master blues band, as the boys take their act on the road and back to their native Chicago.

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Jake Blues (archive footage)
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Elwood Blues / Himself
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Himself (archive footage) (as Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper)
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Himself (archive footage) (as Donald 'Duck' Dunn)
Murphy Dunne ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage) (as Steve 'Getdwa' Jordan)
Tom Malone ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Tom 'Bones' Malone)
Lou Marini ...
Himself (archive footage) (as 'Blue' Lou Marini)
Matt Murphy ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Matt 'Guitar' Murphy)
Alan Rubin ...
Himself (archive footage) (as Alan 'Mr. Fabulous' Rubin)
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Himself (archive footage) (as Paul 'The Shiv' Shaffer)
Tom Scott ...
Himself (archive footage)
Tina Bockrath ...
Waitress
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Sabrina (voice)
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Dan Aykroyd and friends tell the story of the famous Saturday Night Live recurring musical characters.

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26 July 1994 (Netherlands)  »

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Lo mejor de los hermanos Caradura  »

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Dan Akyroyd plays himself and Elwood Blues. See more »

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References Animal House (1978) See more »

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Flip, Flop & Fly
Written by Charles F. Calhoun (uncredited) and Big Joe Turner (uncredited)
Courtesy of Unichappell Music, Inc.
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Great Docu About An Act That Brought Blues To A New Age.

This documentry has great detail on the history how the ideas came about and the what made them choose the music. It has loads of clips and full videos. The only bad point it trys to rush over john's death and the reasons. But in all a great video.


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