Charlie Musselwhite

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by Charlie Musselwhite

Biography

31 January 1944, Mississippi, USA. Musselwhite grew up in Memphis where he was inspired to learn harmonica by hearing Sonny Terry on the radio. In 1962, he moved to Chicago, performing with Johnny Young, Big Joe Williams and J.B. Hutto. He also linked up with another white blues musician, Mike Bloomfield, before the latter went on to join Paul Butterfield’s group. Musselwhite then emigrated to California, making his first solo recordings for Vanguard Records. From 1974-75 he made two... Read more

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blues
harmonica blues
harmonica
chicago blues
blues rock
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