So for us to come in with Marshall stacks - [Tom Dowd] wasn't used to it but he very quickly got used to it. Cream were one of the most important bands of the '60s, helping pave the way for heavier acts like Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, as well as inspiring the newly emergent prog rockers with their endless onstage improvisation.
But, towards the end of , the band shocked the rock world by calling it a day, partly due to Clapton's desire to get back to a more pure and 'honest' form of blues. However, Cream achieved more in two years than most bands could ever dream of during an entire career, and their legacy continues to burn bright. One of Albert's finest slow blues tracks sees him in scorching form throughout.
Clapton was heavily influenced by King throughout the Disraeli Gears period. Buddy Guy was another major influence on Clapton and Strange Brew follows essentially the same bar blues chord progression as this track.
From Hubert Sumlin's catchy but simple riffs to Howlin' Wolf's raucous vocal delivery and harmonica playing, this is electric blues at its most authentic. MusicRadar The No. Originally, Moranis and Thomas were not going to direct or write the film but ended up doing both with the guidance of executive producer Jack Grossberg, who had produced films by Mel Brooks and Woody Allen. The filmmakers had the promise of the Molson Brewery, but once the brewery found out that there was a joke in the film about putting a mouse in a beer bottle, they distanced themselves from the film. The filmmakers were also banned from filming in a Brewers Retail store, and from using the name "Brewers Retail".
Filming also took place at the Old Fort Brewing Co. The ambulances used briefly were on loan from Metropolitan Toronto Ambulance. The price of a ticket could buy enough beer for an experience at least as memorable as this one". Most of the album consisted of comedy sketches and film dialogue, while the music sampling was usually accompanied by the characters' commentary. The main title theme was performed by Thomas' brother, Ian Thomas. The album was only available for a short time and currently remains out of print. This was the last album released by the duo. As with the soundtrack album, the motion picture score was released for a short time and remains out of print.
The album runs approximately 63 minutes and was composed and conducted by Charles Fox. The book featured pictures of the characters, stills from Strange Brew , comics, puzzles and much of the characters' humor. The book also included a joke library card with the names of numerous Canadian celebrities who had checked it out.
The book was only available for a brief period and is currently out of print. A sequel to the film, entitled Home Brew , was planned for production in , but financing fell through at the last minute. Principal photography was to begin on July 19, in Toronto.
At one point, Todd McFarlane was to step in as executive producer to revive financing for the film, but never followed through. The plot, according to a Maple Palm Dave Thomas' production company release, would feature Bob and Doug, now working as garbage men, being convinced by a fast-talking insurance salesman Aykroyd to get into the microbrewing business. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Strange Brew disambiguation.
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Theatrical release poster by John Solie. Main article: Strange Brew soundtrack. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved Rotten Tomatoes. Steve Crum. Brad Laidman. Eric Melin. Just odd enough to skate by; you remember the singular tone of the film long after the gags have faded.
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Movie Info Purporting to be loosely based on Hamlet, Strange Brew is about an evil braumeister at the Elsinore Brewery who has discovered an additive that when guzzled in beer, allows the drinkers to be easily controlled. Braumeister Smith Max von Sydow has a plan to take over the world with his new brew, and only the Great White hosers of the North, Bob and Doug McKenzie Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas -- with their plaid shirts, ski toques, fur-lined parkas, and addiction to beer -- can stop the dastardly plan, sober or not.
There are several jabs at "hoseheads" and the business of movie-making, including an epilogue that critiques the film itself. Strange Brew found a cult audience with fans of the Second City comedy troupe, of which Moranis and Thomas were members. Dave Thomas , Rick Moranis. Oct 1, Dave Thomas as Doug McKenzie. Rick Moranis as Bob McKenzie. Max von Sydow as Brewmeister Smith. Paul Dooley as Claude Elsinore. Lynne Griffin as Pam Elsinore. Tom Harvey as The Inspector.
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