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Charlie Musselwhite

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Birthday
31, 1944
Birthplace
Kosciusko, MS
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Kosciusko, MS

About

Known by the nickname Memphis Charlie, he was a blues harp player, guitarist, and celebrated singer who was inspired by the growing rock 'n' roll movement.

Before Fame

He ran moonshine, dug ditches, and laid concrete to support himself while becoming a musician.

Trivia

He is of Cherokee ancestry.

Family Life

He married Henrietta Henri Musselwhite and they had one child together.

Associated With

He inspired Dan Akroyd's Blues Brothers character.