Learn the Must-Know Blues "Sweet Home Chicago" - Blues Brothers Style

Posted by Michael Mueller on May 24, 2017 at 3:21 PM

When the Delta blues legend Robert Johnson composed "Sweet Home Chicago"—which actually has very little to do with the Windy City—he never could have imagined that it would become one of the most popular blues of all time. Covered by such icons as Buddy Guy, Earl Hooker, Freddie King, Keb' Mo', Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, it's the version performed in the 1980 film The Blues Brothers, featuring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the title roles and backed by legendary musicians like Steve Cropper, Matt "Guitar" Murphy, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Lou Marini, and Tom Malone, among others, that has become the "standard" and thus informs the arrangement in our newest G-Plus Song lesson.

"Sweet Home Chicago" The Blues Brothers G-Plus song lesson
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