Let The Blues Brothers Take You Back “B Movie Box Car Blues”
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Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi, The Blues Brothers, were a legendary comedy duo. As the two artists began to branch out into other mediums, such as music and film, what began as a Saturday Night Live sketch became an immediate smash.
During their heyday, the pair had already achieved widespread renown thanks to the success of their debut album, Briefcase Full of Blues, and their role as the Grateful Dead’s opening act. The Blues Brothers’ extraordinary run of shows at the Winterland Ballroom Arena was one of the many highlights of their career. As this was the last public performance at the arena, it was only fitting that the evening’s artists show their appreciation in a variety of ways.
Tasked to end the whole set before the new year’s ball drops, Aykroyd and Belushi sang, “B Movie Box Car Blues” which was released as a part of their then-released album.
The song “B Movie Box Car Blues” was composed by Delbert McClinton and was first released by Delbert & Glen in 1972. The Blues Brothers later recorded their own version of the song, and its live version can be seen below. Check it out.