Today 30 years ago John “Jolliet Jake” Belushi accelerated himself out of life with a “speedball” (mix of cocain and heroin).
The best way to remember this outstanding musician and actor is through his work:
John Belushi Auditions for Saturday Night Live 1975
Immitading Joe Cocker on Staurday Night Live:
Blues Brothers – “King Bee”
John Belushi – Beethoven
Samurai Night Fever
Animal House Trailer
Bluto’s Big Speech – Animal House
Togo party: Shout (w/ Otis Redding)
Animal House Food fight
Kicked out of Faber
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love
Finally the song that Belushi wanted played at his funeral: “The 2,000 Pound bee” by The Ventures:
I think that this situation absolutely requires a really futile and stupid gesture be done on somebody’s part!