The BLUES Influences

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The Butterfield Blues Band are one of our many influences   What do The Buddahs Play?:

The Blues Buddahs will play anything as long as it has that bluesy passion. But there have been forays in to soul, jazz, and east meets west based indian-blues infusion, similar to stuff done by Butterfield on the album on the left. Below is a list of some of the songs we play live to crowds all over Scotland.


Main Influences

Butterfield Blues Band

Amongst others, we play the likes of Walkin' Blues, Get Out My Life Woman, Work Song, Mystery Train, Born Under A Bad Sign, Double Trouble & I've Got A Mind To Give Up Living, Blues With a Feeling



Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac

One of our biggest influences is the early Mac stuff, including : Love That Burns, Homework, Need Your Love So Bad, I Loved Another Woman, Merry Go Round, Long Grey Mare, Rollin' Man, Stop Messin' Round, Talk To Me Baby & Looking For Somebody



Cream

Where would we be without the genius of Cream? A steady part of our set includes the likes of : Sittin' On Top Of The World, Crossroads, White Room, Spoonful, Cat's Squirrel, I'm So Glad, Outside Woman Blues & Others



Rory Gallagher

People always ask us for some Rory, including Messin' With The Kid, Leavin' Blues and Same Old Story



John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

Where do you begin? Perhaps ALL of the songs on the first three albums , amongst them - All Your Love, Hideaway, What'd I Say, Ramblin' On My Mind, Steppin' Out, You Don't Love Me, The Stumble, Me & My Woman and many more





Other Influences

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi influences our style of play more than the amount of his numbers we perform suggest, they inlude : Killin' Floor, Little Wing, Red House & Drivin' South



Ten Years After

One of our most popular live numbers is our take on I Can't Keep From Crying (Sometimes), but we also play songs such as Love Like A Man



The Three Kings

We love playing anything by the three kings : BB, Albert or Freddy. Stuff like Crosscut Saw, Have You Ever Loved A Woman and others always gets us going



Muddy Waters

If it wisney for Muddy, were wid ye be? Sittin on a stank with a wee bawbee. Exactly. Hoochie Coochie Man and Mannish Boy are always popular.



The Keef Hartley Band

Some say music reached perfection with the release of "Halfbreed". We pay tribute with Born To Die, Leavin' Trunk and the like.



The Who

A Young Man ain't got nothing in the world these days!



Others :

Ray Charles, Robert Johnson, John Coltrane, Canned Heat, Pink Floyd, Miles Davis, Led Zep, Charley Musselwhite & so many more i cant even begin.





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