Best of The Blues Brothers

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Best of The Blues Brothers
Greatest hits album by The Blues Brothers
Released November 30, 1981
Genre Blues, blues-rock, blue-eyed soul
Length 35:22
Label Atlantic
Producer Bob Tischler, except track 7 by Bob Tischler & Paul Shaffer
The Blues Brothers chronology
Made in America
(1980)Made in America1980
Best of The Blues Brothers
Everybody Needs the Blues Brothers
(1988)Everybody Needs the Blues Brothers1988
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AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Best of the Blues Brothers is the fourth and final Blues Brothers album released before John Belushi's death in 1982. It is a compilation album released by Atlantic Records on November 30, 1981. Along with tracks from the first three albums, Briefcase Full of Blues, The Blues Brothers: Music from the Soundtrack and Made in America, it includes unreleased live versions of "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love", "Rubber Biscuit", and "Expressway to Your Heart".

A special feature on The Best of John Belushi DVD shows Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi promoting the album on The Today Show. In that segment, they lament the fact that Tom Malone was accidentally left off the credits of the album.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks recorded live, except tracks 4 & 8

  1. "Expressway to Your Heart" (Gamble & Huff) – 3:23
  2. "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" (Burke, Berns, Wexler) – 2:36
  3. "I Don't Know" (Mabon) – 4:16
  4. "She Caught the Katy" (Taj Mahal, Rachell) – 4:12
  5. "Soul Man" (Hayes, Porter) – 3:03
  6. "Rubber Biscuit" (Charlie Johnson, Levy) – 3:25
  7. "Goin' Back to Miami" (Cochran) – 3:33
    • Edited
  8. "Gimme Some Lovin'" (Davis, M. Winwood, S. Winwood) – 3:07
  9. "'B' Movie Boxcar Blues" (McClinton) – 4:08
  10. "Flip, Flop & Fly" (Calhoun, Turner) – 3:39

Remix supervised by Duck Dunn & Steve Jordan



  1. ^ "Music Search, Recommendations, Videos and Reviews". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-05-21. 

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