Song of the Day #4,759: ‘Born in Chicago’ – The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

These Rock & Roll Hall of Fame posts often surface acts that are musical blindspots (deafspots?) for me. Such is the case with the next 2015 inductee, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

Formed by Chicago-based harmonica-player/singer Paul Butterfield in 1963, the band recorded seven well-received albums before breaking up in 1971. They also made a splash as a live act, playing many festivals in the late 60s, including Woodstock.

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Song of the Day #4,564: ”Tis the Damn Season’ – Taylor Swift

Happy New Year to all of my readers! Let’s hope 2021 finds us all happier and healthier.

And now, concluding my countdown of the songs on Taylor Swift’s Evermore

#3. ‘Ivy’

This song is very reminiscent of ‘Invisible String,’ one of my favorite tracks on Folklore. I love the banjo and the chorus, both of which sound like classic Taylor. Swift plays the cheating wife in this song and sells the “illicit affair” with subtlety and mystery.

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