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Dan Aykroyd Confirms Blues Brothers Record Label Plans


. (Classic Rock) Blues Brothers star and genre aficionado Dan Aykroyd has confirmed the launch of a new blues record label that is named after the cult movie characters.

He and Judy Belushi - widow of co-star John - want to nurture new talent with their project, to be distributed by Blue Note Records. Aykroyd tells Billboard:

"The recorded music industry today presents huge challenges, but also great opportunities. We're excited to partner with the master-ear for talent, Don Was, in fulfilling the true 'Mission From God' - to find end develop emerging blues performers.

"That's where American music began. Now it's in the hands of the next generation." Read more here.

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