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Film, Video THE BLUES BROTHERS

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Title

  • THE BLUES BROTHERS

Names

  • John Landis (director)
  • (God music) Elmer Bernstein (composer)
  • Ira Newborn (music_director_and/or_conductor)
  • Ira Newborn (music_supervisor)

Created / Published

  • USA.

Notes

  • -  Information from: "Jazz on the Screen" by David Meeker. Used with permission. (Source)
  • -  Feature film (over 60 minutes).
  • -  "Boogie chillun" by Bernard Besman, John Lee Hooker, performed by John Lee Hooker; "I'm walkin'" by Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew, performed by Fats Domino; "Minnie the moocher" by Cab Calloway, Irving Mills, Clarence Gaskill, performed by Cab Calloway; "Let the good times roll" by Spo-De-Odee, Fleecie Moore, performed by Louis Jordan; "Shake your moneymaker" by and performed by Elmore James; "Boom boom" by and performed by John Lee Hooker; "Girl from Ipanema" by Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim; "Sweet home Chicago" by Robert Johnson, "Everybody needs somebody to love" by Jerry Wexler, Bert Berns, Solomon Burke, "She caught the Katy" by Taj Mahal, Yank Rachell, performed by The Blues Band; "Shake a tail feather" by Otha Hayes, Andre Williams, Verlie Rice, performed by Ray Charles and The Blues Brothers Band; "Jailhouse rock" by Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, performed by Ray Charles and Cab Calloway with The Blues Bothers Band. (Songs)
  • -  Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, and, as a group of musicians, John Lee Hooker, Walter Horton, Joe Willie (Pinetop) Perkins, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Luther Johnson and Calvin "Fuzz" Jones. (Personnel on Camera)
  • -  Inc: Bob Findley, trumpet; Tom Malone, trombone; Emil Richards, percussion. (Soundtrack Personnel)
  • -  Jazz on the Screen is a reference work of filmographic information and does not point to digitized versions of the items described. The Library of Congress may or may not own a copy of a particular film or video. To request additional information Ask a Librarian (https://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ask-record.html).

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  • motion picture

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Suggested credit line: Library of Congress, Music Division.

Jazz on the Screen is a reference work of filmographic information and does not point to digitized versions of the items described. The Library of Congress may or may not own a copy of a particular film or video. To request additional information Ask a Librarian.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

John Landis, Ira Newborn, and Ira Newborn. THE BLUES BROTHERS. USA, 1980.

APA citation style:

John Landis, Ira Newborn & Ira Newborn. (1980) THE BLUES BROTHERS. USA.

MLA citation style:

John Landis, et al. THE BLUES BROTHERS. USA, 1980.