1963–1987. Labels. Elektra. Bearsville. Paul Vaughn Butterfield (December 17, 1942 – May 4, 1987) was an American blues harmonica player, singer and bandleader. After early training as a classical flautist, he developed an interest in blues harmonica.
Paul Butterfield Paul Vaughn Butterfield (17 de diciembre de 1942 - 4 de mayo de 1987) fue un bluesman estadounidense que tocaba la armónica, cantaba y lideraba bandas. Después de estudios formales en flauta clásica, desarrolló un interés por la armónica del blues.
17 de ago. de 2023 · Paul Butterfield died at the young age of 44 on May 4, 1987, reported Associated Press. He was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment by his manager of an apparent drug overdose, says Rolling Stone. Not long after creating his second band Better Days, Butterfield began having issues pertaining to his health.
4 de may. de 2023 · Paul Butterfield was arguably the first authentic white bluesman to emerge from the US. Not only was he a consummate singer and harmonica player, but he was also a bandleader whose deep feeling for the blues went way beyond mere slavish reverence.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band was an American blues rock band from Chicago, Illinois. Formed in the summer of 1963, the group originally featured eponymous vocalist and harmonicist Paul Butterfield, guitarist Elvin Bishop, bassist Jerome Arnold and drummer Sam Lay.
Profile: American blues vocalist and one of the first blues harp players to cross over to rock, born 17 December 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and died of peritonitis due to drug use and heavy drinking 4 May 1987 in North Hollywood, California, USA. He began playing classical flute as a child.
31 de dic. de 2019 · Horn From The Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story, es un documental sobre la vida y la carrera del legendario músico de blues, Paul Butterfield. Paul, un armonicista adolescente y blanco del lado sur de Chicago, aprendió el blues de los maestros negros originales que actuaban todas las noches en su propio patio trasero.