"The Blues Brothers" turns 40!

40 years ago today, "The Blues Brothers" starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd was released. It became something of a cult movie and inspired many people to pick up a guitar for the first time.


Here's that iconic opening riff: "Peter Gunn Theme" by Henry Mancini. Be sure to use the fingering indicated:

If you want to get closer to the original sound, you'll need to include a hammer-on from the G to the G#:


"It's dark out, and we're wearing sunglasses!"

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