Charlie Musselwhite

Primary Instrument: Harmonica

Born: January 31, 1944    

Charlie Musselwhite - harmonica, vocalist

Charlie Musselwhite seemed destined to be a bluesman. Born in Mississippi, the cradle of the blues, in 1944, Charlie moved to Memphis at an early age and became immersed in the city's diverse musical culture. While Charlie soaked up the music of Memphis with the enthusiasm of a true devotee, it was the blues that caught his soul. In his teens, he befriended several of Memphis' legendary traditional bluesmen, including guitarist Furry Lewis, Will Shade and the surviving members of the Memphis Jug Band. It wasn't long before Charlie began sitting in with his more experienced friends, and establishing a name for himself....
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Featured recording “I Don't Believe A Word You Say with Ben Harper”

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I Don't Believe A Word You Say with Ben Harper

Stax Records (2013)

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