Remembered perfect for his use The Paul Butterfield Blues Strap, this blues, rock and roll, soul, and jazz fusion singer and harmonica player released such well-known albums as East-West, CONTINUE Moving, as well as the Resurrection of Pigboy Crabshaw. Along with his second music group, Paul Butterfield’s Better Times, he released many even more recordings. In his early years, he qualified as a traditional flautist and was also a higher school track celebrity. In the 1st many years of his musical profession, he studied in the University or college of Chicago. His group of surgeries for peritonitis led to an dependence on painkillers. Unfortunately, he died of the heroin overdose at age forty-four. He was created into an Irish Catholic family members in Chicago, Illinois. He later on resided in Woodstock, NY along with his wife Kathy and his child Lee. He was a pal and musical collaborator of fellow blues vocalist Maria Muldaur.