37 YEARS AGO TODAY JOHN BELUSHI & DAN AYKROYD PERFORMED AS THE BLUES BROTHERS FOR THE FIRST TIME ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

On this date in 1978, The Blues Brothers (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd ) make their debut on Saturday Night Live, later becoming the first characters from the show to get their own movie. They're not so much a comedy act as a musical one, as both Belushi and Aykroyd love to play the blues. For their debut on the show, they play a cover of 'Soul Man' by Sam & Dave, who they used as the basis for their characters. Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Matt "Guitar" Murphy, Alan Rubin, Tom Malone, Lou Marini, Paul Shaffer & Steve Jordan performed as the band.

  • Posted on   04/22/15 at 02:54:29 PM   by Billy  | 
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OBBR AT Cactus Pete’s Casino

Date: Mar. 31. 2017

Title: OBBR AT Cactus Pete’s Casino

Location: Cactus Pete’s Casino

Address: 1385 US-93
JACKPOT, NEVADA

OBBR At Hamilton Fine Arts Centre

Date: Apr. 07. 2017

Title: OBBR At Hamilton Fine Arts Centre

Location: Hamilton Fine Arts Centre

Address: W220 N6151 Town Line Road
SUSSEX, WISCONSIN