RIYL: Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Key Tracks: lots of Paul Butterfield tunes.  One of the Butterfield tracks was originally released by Marvin Gaye in 1966 (‘One More Heartache’) before Butterfield’s version in 1967.  THE MONKEES had a hit in 1967 with the song “Mary Mary” written by MONKEE Michael Nesmith.  THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND actually recorded the first version in 1966 before the MONKEES.

Add Date: November 1, 2016

Label: Cleopatra Blues

Rating: B+

FCC:  All good.

Info:  Bandcamp: “Vocalist/harpist pays homage to one of his heroes, the legendary Paul Butterfield… Features hot takes on classics originally performed by [Butterfield]… plus some smoking hot original tracks!   Includes special guest appearances by Paul Butterfield keyboardist Mark Naftalin and up-and-coming jazz saxophonist Grace Kelly!”    Samples of CD on Amazon —