Coming of age on the club circuit of his hometown Chicago’s South Side, singer and harmonica playere Paul Butterfield met and jammed with many legends of the postwar blues scene including Muddy Waters, singer and harmonica player Paul Butterfield was a major force in popularizing electric Chicago blues in the 1960s. His groundbreaking album, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, showcased one of the first integrated blues bands and East-West introduced an eclectic mix of new elements to the genre. The Butterfield Blues Band appeared at the Woodstock Festival in 1969.
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Volume 1 portrays 35 outstanding musical legends that have shaped and continue to inspire America’s rich jazz tradition.
Volume 2 portrays 35 outstanding musical Blues legends that have helped begin most other forms of music.