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Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story (2017)

"Horn From The Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story" is a feature-length documentary about the life and career of legendary blues musician Paul Butterfield. A white, teen-age harmonica player ... See full summary »

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Paul Butterfield ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Himself - Guitarist (archive footage)
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Himself - Interviewee
Cindy Cashdollar ...
Herself - Interviewee
Marshall Chess ...
Himself - Interviewee
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Himself (archive footage)
Buzz Feiten ...
Himself - Interviewee / Guitarist
Anton Fig ...
Himself - Interviewee / Drummer
Barry Goldberg ...
Himself - Interviewee / Keyboardist
Nick Gravenites ...
Himself - Interviewee / Songwriter
Happy Traum ...
Himself - Interviewee / Guitarist
Jac Holzman ...
Himself - Interviewee
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Himself - Interviewee
Clydie King ...
Herself - Interviewee / Backing Vocalist
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"Horn From The Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story" is a feature-length documentary about the life and career of legendary blues musician Paul Butterfield. A white, teen-age harmonica player from Chicago's south side, Paul learned from the original black masters performing nightly in his own back yard. Muddy Waters was Paul's mentor and lifelong friend, happy to share his wisdom and expertise with such a gifted young acolyte. The interracial Paul Butterfield Blues Band, featuring the twin guitar sound of Michael Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop, the rhythm section of Sam Lay and Jerome Arnold and the keyboards of Mark Naftalin, added a rock edge to the Chicago blues, bringing an authenticity to its sound that struck a chord with the vast white rock audience and rejuvenated world wide interest in the blues. The band's first LP, released in 1965, was named "#11 Blues Album of All Time" by Downbeat. The only artist to perform at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, the Monterey Pop Festival in ... Written by John Anderson

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Paul Butterfield: It's such a personal instrument. It's really like a horn from the heart.
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