Thursday, February 4

The (Kind Of) Complete Woodstock: Paul Butterfield Blues Band


"It’s six o’clock Monday morning. The sun is up and the kids are clearing out, going back to their jobs, schools, worried parents. Some are just wiped out from a long weekend of too much music, rain, and dope, and too little food. Regardless, the crowd is clearing out, which is a goddamned shame because the Paul Butterfield Blues Band is about to kick some ass. Paul Butterfield was no blue-eyed blues wannabee. ... The first incarnation of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band included a couple of Howlin’ Wolf’s guys, Bishop, Butterfield, and guitar legend Mike Bloomfield. By 1969 Butterfield was the only original member, so it was a new Butterfield Blues Band that played Woodstock — no Elvin Bishop or Mike Bloomfield, but future saxophone superstar David Sanborn was in the brass section. ..."
The (Kind Of) Complete Woodstock: Paul Butterfield Blues Band
The Woodstock Years
YouTube: Everything's Gonna Be Alright, Morning Sunrise, Drifting Blues

2014 January: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (1965), 2015 July: East-West (1966), 2015 November: Complete Albums 1965-1980

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