October 25, 2007

Thursday YouTubein’ — The Blues Brothers

Posted in Movies, Music at 12:09 pm by The Lizard Queen

Evil Bender and I watched The Blues Brothers the other night, and I commented that it has a lot in common with more recent films based on Saturday Night Live sketches (namely a thin plot that largely exists as a pretext to string together a lot of celebrity cameos and musical numbers) — and EB commented that he hadn’t seen the SNL sketch Blues Brothers was based on.  “Really?” I asked.  “You haven’t seen ‘Soul Man’?”  “Don’t think so,” he replied.  So, then, here it is:

A couple clips from the movie — “Rawhide”:

And “Somebody to Love,” from the big show near the end of the movie:

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