Follow Charlie Musselwhite from Possumneck Mississippi to the blues clubs of Chicago and the Bay Area, and to worldwide fame! By Delta Blues Museum
Ralph J. Gleason was the San Francisco Chronicle’s Jazz and Rock critic in the 1960s, and I learned a lot from his columns. At the end of his thrice-weekly observations and reviews, he’d run a list of upcoming shows in the Bay Area. The bands seemed fascinating; names like Grateful Dead or Country Joe and the Fish signaled […]
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The well-paced set clocked in at 60 minutes with the tight quartet showcasing several tunes from Juke Joint Chapel (CD Baby), including a classic cover of Eddie Taylor’s shuffle “Bad Boy.” Musselwhite was often seen selecting various harmonicas from a well-traveled steel case full of stickers from cities he’s had the pleasure of visiting. Read More: […]
Grammy Award-winning blues musician Charlie Musselwhite met recently with filmmaker Erickson Blakney and students from Griot Arts and Spring Initiative in Clarksdale, Mississippi to talk about his life and career. ‘Several months ago three of our Big Spring girls got to engage in a truly unique and incredible opportunity, along with a few students from […]
Ben Harper picked up his third Grammy at Sunday night’s awards ceremony in Los Angeles, winning Best Blues Album for Get Up!
And the Grammy Award for Best Blues Album Goes To… Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper for Get Up!View Charlie and Ben’s performance at the 2014 Grammys and their acceptance speech. Performance and Nomination Video: http://on.fb.me/1d5hm1u CBS Interview with Charlie and Ben: http://bit.ly/1etqaiG
PRESS RELEASE LABEL: HENRIETTA RECORDS RELEASE DATE: DECEMBER 24, 2013 DISTRIBUTION: ARTIST WEBSITE, CD BABY, ITUNES, AMAZON FCC CLEAN “The blues sounded like how I felt growing up. Too many people think of the blues as sad, but I think many of these tunes will immediately dispel that notion, as they are fun, dancing tunes that lift your spirits. I often […]
Charlie wins Living Blues Award and is named Most Outstanding Musician (Harmonic) in the Readers Poll. Charlie Musselwhite also continues to add to his wins in the Reader’s Poll by being voted the Most Outstanding Musician (Harmonica) – his 8th win in this category since 2004. He has also won this category twice before in the […]
Charlie Recognized In DownBeat’s 61st Annual Critics Poll – August 2013 Issue