Paul Butterfield bio

Birth Name: Paul Butterfield

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: December 17, 1942

Date Of Death: May 4, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Paul Butterfield was born on the 17th of December, 1942. He was famous for being a Rock Singer. Remembered best for his work with The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, this blues, rock, soul, and jazz fusion singer and harmonica player released such popular albums as East-West, Keep On Moving, and The Resurrection of Pigboy Crabshaw. With his second band, Paul Butterfield’s Better Days, he released several more recordings.

Paul Butterfield was born in Chicago. In his early years, he trained as a classical flautist and was also a high school track star. In the first years of his musical career, he studied at the University of Chicago. His series of surgeries for peritonitis resulted in an addiction to painkillers. Sadly, he died of a heroin overdose at the age of forty-four.

Paul Butterfield was a Sagittarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Paul Butterfield was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Paul Butterfield is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Paul Butterfield’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Paul Butterfield’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Paul Butterfield kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Paul Butterfield was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Paul Butterfield
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Paul Butterfield was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Paul Butterfield was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Paul Butterfield had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Paul Butterfield’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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