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Paul Butterfield 1942-1987

uncredited writer, Rolling Stone, 18 June 1987

ON MAY 4TH, bluesman Paul Butterfield was found dead in his North Hollywood, California, apartment. He was forty-four. Though he had been in a Pittsburgh hospital a few days earlier with liver and stomach ailments, and was known to have problems with drugs and alcohol, the cause of death could not be immediately determined.

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