and Chicago was never the same again.

The Year? 1980. The Date? Today. The movie? The Blues Brothers. It premiered in Chicago. A movie that can not be described. Some call it a musical. Others, a comedy. Some, a buddy movie. Hell, you could just call it a bloated vanity project.

The Blues Brothers started as a skit on SNL featuring John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd. A love letter of sorts to ’60s Blues, R&B and soul. It’s a all star cast of cameos.
James Brown

Ray Charles

and Aretha Franklin

John Lee Hooker

Cab Calloway

And let’s not forget Carrie Fisher as Mystery Women. She is never named. Just brilliant.

This is worth an hour of your time too. The Making Of…

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