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Comedian — and Writer — Dan Aykroyd

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Comedian — and Writer — Dan Aykroyd

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Comedian — and Writer — Dan Aykroyd

Comedian — and Writer — Dan Aykroyd

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As part of the first cast of Saturday Night Live, Dan Aykroyd helped bring the Coneheads and the Blues Brothers to life.

He went on to star in a number of films, including Trading Places and Grosse Pointe Blank. He also received an Academy Award nomination for his role in Driving Miss Daisy.

We talk with Aykroyd about his two latest projects: the book Elwood's Blues: Interviews with the Blues Legends and Stars, and the upcoming movie Christmas with the Kranks.

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Elwood's Blues

Interviews With The Blues Legends & Stars

by Dan Aykroyd and Ben Manilla

Paperback, 260 pages |

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Elwood's Blues
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Interviews With The Blues Legends & Stars
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