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Can we Blame the Blues Brothers for the 80's Blues revival?

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posted on Sep, 16 2016 @ 10:01 PM
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Chicago blues in particular. Look at the music in the movies then:

The Bus Boys:



The Blasters:



That's Chicago blues. And there much more. Here's the thing. The Blues Brothers came out in 1980. With music like:



And:



Did they bring blues to the forefront again?




posted on Sep, 16 2016 @ 10:09 PM
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They might have added to it.

Clapton was a disciple before they came on the scene. And his influence was huge.



posted on Sep, 16 2016 @ 10:38 PM
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Did someone say the blues ??










posted on Sep, 16 2016 @ 10:51 PM
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This man is why I play the Blues.....

www.youtube.com...



posted on Sep, 17 2016 @ 03:17 AM
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a reply to: intrepid

One of my favorite all time movie's and yes it did introduce a whole generation to Blue's music both there in the state's in the rest of the English speaking world and beyond.

Plus the Penguin was hilarious.



posted on Sep, 17 2016 @ 07:15 AM
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Maybe. Aykroyd and Belushi were very popular and some, particularly younger, audience members may have discovered the likes of Franklin and Calloway.

I think Aretha was/is very influential. Certainly, she contributed to the revived interest in opera following this from 1998:




posted on Sep, 17 2016 @ 02:34 PM
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You can't blame the Blues Brothers. It wasn't their fault, they were on a mission from God.



posted on Sep, 17 2016 @ 03:41 PM
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a reply to: intrepid

Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jimmy Vaughn...Those are the real blues brothers sir.



posted on Sep, 17 2016 @ 04:01 PM
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a reply to: kelbtalfenek

Can't disagree as Stevie is my fav guitarist BUT would he have been as popular if the stage hadn't already been set by the BB's?



posted on Sep, 21 2016 @ 11:55 AM
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originally posted by: intrepid
a reply to: kelbtalfenek

Can't disagree as Stevie is my fav guitarist BUT would he have been as popular if the stage hadn't already been set by the BB's?



David Bowie propelled him into the main stream, so yes.




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