Tag: Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers dir. John Landis (1980) Instantly recognisable and eminently quotable; musically unimpeachable and with widespread cult appeal; spectacularly over-the-top yet brilliantly underplayed: band-on-the-run redemption comedy (and Chicago time capsule) The Blues Brothers must go down as one of the greatest movies — certainly the greatest musical — ever made.  

42 Word Review: The Soul Men Blues Brothers Tribute

The Soul Men Blues Brothers Tribute Performance at the Grandview Hotel, Cleveland, 15 November 2015 Strong vocals (both male and female); excellent musicianship; joyful, energetic, iconic: the Soul Men Blues Brothers Tribute brings real justice to our favourite musical recidivists, unlocking the briefcase full of [mostly rhythm and] blues and delving deep into Jake and Elwood’s repertoire.