In honour of Ludwig Van Beethoven’s 246th birthday, we give you a rare gem from the Saturday Night Live sketch archive featuring the late, great John Belushi.
In the video, Belushi’s plays a stoic, despondent, and very deaf Beethoven. It all starts with good taste and propriety. He plays around on the piano as if searching for the perfect opening chord for his next sonata. Failing to get his attention, his visitors leave the room. He stops playing and begins snorting a bit of cocaine. He then puts on some sunglasses and transforms into a fantastic Beethoven/Ray Charles combination that only the mind of Belushi could dream up.
For Another COFFEE BREAK, click HERE.
Latest posts by Michael Vincent (see all)
- FIVE MINUTES | Stewart Goodyear Is Coming To Terms With His Idol, Glenn Gould - February 23, 2018
- THE SCOOP | 2018 Glenn Gould Prize Jury To Include A Hollywood Movie Star And Reality TV Show Tattoo Artist - February 21, 2018
- THE SCOOP | TSO Presents Book Of Canada Mosaic Sesquies To Minister of Heritage - February 14, 2018