The Ultimate "Blues Brothers" Cameo Quiz

By: Katie Ormsby

The Ultimate "Blues Brothers" Cameo Quiz
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About This Quiz

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of "The Blues Brothers." Part of what makes this John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd classic so iconic is its many celeb cameos. Slip off your shades and see how many of these famous faces you can name. 😎
the blues brothers 1 Do you recognize this musician who inspires the Blues Brothers to "Shake a Tail Feather" during his cameo?
Chuck Berry
Ray Charles
Playing a music store owner, Ray Charles demonstrates an electric piano with a rendition of "Shake a Tail Feather," a dance song originally recorded in 1963 by the Five Du-Tones. Fittingly, Charles' performance starts a dance party in the streets of Chicago.
Stevie Wonder
Little Richard

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the blues brothers 2 You better think about this one. Who do the brothers meet at the Soul Food CafΓ©?
Gladys Knight
Patti LaBelle
Dionne Warwick
Aretha Franklin
Jake and Elwood meet the Queen of Soul herself when they visit the cafe to convince Matt β€œGuitar” Murphy to rejoin their band. Playing Murphy's wife, Franklin lets him know that she doesn't want him to leave with a performance of her 1968 classic "Think."

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the blues brothers 3 Can you name this soul singer who brings down the house with a gospel song?
James Brown
Looking for inspiration about how to save the Catholic orphanage they grew up in from closing, the Blues Brothers visit Triple Rock Baptist Church. Brown's stirring sermon and rousing rendition of "The Old Landmark" inspires them to get their band back together for a benefit concert.
Marvin Gaye
Otis Redding
Ben E. King

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the blues brothers 4 Which director makes a rare onscreen appearance as a clerk at the Cook County Assessor's Office?
Martin Scorsese
Steven Spielberg
While paying the orphanage's $5,000 property tax bill, Jake and Elwood meet Spielberg. Aykroyd and Belushi previously starred in the director's "1941," which is infamous for being one of only a few Spielberg movies to be panned by critics.
Francis Ford Coppola
Stanley Kubrick

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the blues brothers 5 Can you name this actress who's known only as "Mystery Woman" in the film?
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Ione Skye
Carrie Fisher
Fisher has a small but memorable role as Jake's ex-fiancee, whose name we never learn. She pops up throughout the movie to try to kill the brothers with a flamethrower, rocket launcher and other over-the-top methods.
Laura Dern

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