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Paul Butterfield, a white, teenage harmonica player from Chicago’s South Side, learned the blues from the original masters, including Muddy Waters. His interracial band, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, added a hard edge to the blues and played a key role in introducing the blues to the white, rock audience of the mid-1960s. The only artist to perform at The Newport Folk Festival in 1965, The Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, and the Woodstock Festival in 1969, Paul would continue to break new ground in the blues, and to stand up for racial equality, until his death at age 44 of a drug overdose. 2018. 1h35m.