November 28, 2020

Blues Brothers // Briefcase Full Of Blues

Released November 1978
Recorded 29 September 1978, live at the Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles
Atlantic Records
Produced by Bob Tischler

Track Listing
  1. “Opening: I Can’t Turn You Loose”
  2. “Hey Bartender”
  3. “Messin’ With The Kid”
  4. “(I Got Everything I Need) Almost”
  5. “Rubber Biscuit”
  6. “Shot Gun Blues”
  7. “Groove Me”
  8. “I Don’t Know”
  9. “Soul Man”
  10. “‘B’ Movie Box Car Blues”
  11. “Flip, Flop and Fly”
  12. “Closing: I Can’t Turn You Loose”
Personnel

Joliet” Jake Blues (John Belushi) – lead vocals
Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) – backing vocals, harmonica, lead vocals on “Rubber Biscuit”
Paul “The Shiv” Shaffer – Hammond organ, Wurlitzer electric piano, acoustic piano, backing vocals, musical director
Steve “The Colonel” Cropper – guitar
Matt “Guitar” Murphy – guitar
Donald “Duck” Dunn – bass guitar
Steve “Getdwa” Jordan – drums, backing vocals
Lou “Blue Lou” Marini – tenor and alto saxophones, backing vocals
Alan “Mr. Fabulous” Rubin – trumpet, backing vocals
Tom “Triple Scale” Scott – tenor and alto saxophones, backing vocals
Tom “Bones” Malone – tenor and baritone saxophones, trombone, trumpet, backing vocals

Chart Position

Billboard 200 album chart: Peaked at No. 1 on 3 February 1979

Singles

“Soul Man” b/w “Excusez Moi Mon Cherie”
Billboard Hot 100: Peaked at No. 14 on 7 February 1979

“Rubber Biscuit” b/w “‘B’ Movie Box Car Blues”
Billboard Hot 100: Peaked at No. 37 on 7 April 1979