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Aykroyd & Belushi Launch A New Blues Label

blues brothersThe blues gets an important new advocate as Dan Aykroyd and Judy Belushi team up wIth Blue Note Records to launch a new blues label, Blues Brother Records.

image from fc07.deviantart.netDan Aykroyd and Judy Belushi have teamed up wIth Blue Note Records to launch a new imprint dedicated to developing blues artists, Blues Brother Records.

Longtime Blues Brothers rep and Panacea Entertainment chairman Eric Gardner will run Blues Brothers Records, which will be based in Los Angeles, California. The label has begun accepting talent submissions, audio/video links can be sent to

dAN Aykroyd, aka Elwood Blues, hosts the long-running and award-winning radio show Elwood’s BluesMobile which is syndicated across North America on over 150 stations. Aykroyd and Belushi also co-founded the House of Blues, which will be partnering with the new imprint for promotional events at HoB venues.

“The incredible contribution of Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi towards keeping the blues alive cannot be overstated,” says Blue Note President Don Was. “Blue Note is excited to join forces with the long arm of The Blues Brothers in order to discover and nurture new purveyors of this great American idiom.” – via CelebrityAccess

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