"To me, the harmonica is like a voice."

  • Born Jan. 31, 1944, in Kosciusko, Miss.

  • Mississippi-born Musselwhite came to prominence as a harmonica player on the Chicago blues scene in the '60s. He released his debut album, Stand Back! Here Comes Charley Musselwhite's Southside Band, in 1967. He charted on Billboard's Blues album chart for the first time in 1999 when Continental Drifter reached No. 15.

  • Musselwhite earned his first GRAMMY win for Best Blues Album for 2013 for Get Up! with Ben Harper.

  • In the 1998 musical comedy film, Blues Brothers 2000, Musselwhite starred as a member of theĀ  Louisiana Gator Boys along with musicians such as B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Bo Diddley, Dr. John, Lou Rawls, Paul Shaffer, and Steve Winwood, among others.

Charlie Musselwhite

"To me, the harmonica is like a voice."

  • Born Jan. 31, 1944, in Kosciusko, Miss.

  • Mississippi-born Musselwhite came to prominence as a harmonica player on the Chicago blues scene in the '60s. He released his debut album, Stand Back! Here Comes Charley Musselwhite's Southside Band, in 1967. He charted on Billboard's Blues album chart for the first time in 1999 when Continental Drifter reached No. 15.

  • Musselwhite earned his first GRAMMY win for Best Blues Album for 2013 for Get Up! with Ben Harper.

  • In the 1998 musical comedy film, Blues Brothers 2000, Musselwhite starred as a member of theĀ  Louisiana Gator Boys along with musicians such as B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Bo Diddley, Dr. John, Lou Rawls, Paul Shaffer, and Steve Winwood, among others.

GRAMMY Award Results for Charlie Musselwhite

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Nominations
Best Blues Album
Juke Joint Chapel
 
Wins
Best Blues Album
Get Up!
Nominations
Best Blues Album
Remembering Little Walter
Best Music Film
I'm In I'm Out And I'm Gone: The Making Of Get Up!
 
Nominations
Best Traditional Blues Album
The Well
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Sanctuary
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Blues Album
One Night In America
 
Nominations
Best Traditional Blues Album
Superharps (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Continental Drifter (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Traditional Blues Album
Rough News (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Traditional Blues Album
In My Time (Album)
 
Nominations
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Signature (Album)