Facts of Charlie Musselwhite
|Full Name:||Charlie Musselwhite|
|Age:||76 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||January 31, 1944|
|Birth Place:||Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 m U.S|
|Salary:||$73 k US|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Profession:||Musician, Singer, Songwritter|
|Father's Name:||Charlie Musselwhite Jr.|
|Mother's Name:||Ruth Maxine Musselshite|
|Education:||Memphis Technical High School|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius|
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The harmonica is the most voice-like instrument, you can make it wail, feel happy, or cry. It's like singing the blues without words. Sometimes the spirit is playing you. I call it following the will of the music, and when that feeling shows up, you just go with it.
Sometimes the spirit is playing you. I call it following the will of the music, and when that feeling shows up, you just go with it. It's almost like I'm a bystander. I'm watching this happening, and it's not a mental process. It's just spontaneous.
To me, the harmonica is like a voice.
Relationship Statistics of Charlie Musselwhite
|What is Charlie Musselwhite marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Charlie Musselwhite get married ? (married date):||, 1981|
|How many children does Charlie Musselwhite have ? (name):||One|
|Is Charlie Musselwhite having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Charlie Musselwhite gay ?:||No|
|Who is Charlie Musselwhite wife ? (name):||Henrietta Musselwhite|
More about the relationship
Charlie Musselwhite married Henrietta Henri Musselwhite in 1981.
Together they have a child.
- 1 Who is Charlie Musselwhite?
- 2 Charlie Musselwhite- Birth Age, Family
- 3 Education
- 4 Charlie Musselwhite- Early Life, Career
- 5 Awards
- 6 Charlie Musselwhite’s Mother’s Murder
- 7 Charlie Musselwhite: Net Worth, Salary
- 8 Body Measurement
- 9 Twitter, Facebook
Who is Charlie Musselwhite?
American Charlie Musselwhite is a world-renowned harmonica player.
He is also a musician, singer, songwriter, and bandleader.
Charlie Musselwhite- Birth Age, Family
Charlie Musselwhite was born Charles Douglas Musselwhite in Kosciusko, Mississippi, the United States on January 31, 1944, to Charlie and Ruth Maxine Musselwhite.
His birth sign is Aquarius.
He was from a musical background. His father is a guitarist and harmonica player and his mother is a piano player.
He graduated from Memphis Technical High School, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Charlie Musselwhite- Early Life, Career
He born and grew up in Memphis, where he met Will Shade, Furry Lewis, and other blues players. He moved to Chicago in 1962. Then he had an opportunity to work with blues Legends as J.B. Hutto and Mike Bloomfield.
Contract with Vanguard Records
Charlie signed a pact with Vanguard Records in 1966. He released his debut album Stand Back! Here Comes Charley Musselwhite’s Southside Band. Also another album such as Stone Blues and Tenessee Women with his Blues Band. He left Vanguard Records in 1971.
Other Honorable Mentions
Recorded for labels such as Arhoolie, Paramount and Capitol. His comeback in 1990 with the albums “Ace of Hearts” and “Signature” on Alligator Records.
He charted on Billboard‘s Blues album chart for the first time in 1999 when Continental Drifter reached No. 15.
He was included in the Blues Hall of Fame of 2010.
Movie- Blues Brothers 2000
The movie Blues Brothers 2000 was released on February 6, 1998, which is a sequel to 1980 movie The Blues Brother. This movie was based on a musical comedy written and produced by John Landis and Dan Aykroyd. It was directed by John Landis.
Musselwhite played a role as a member of the Louisiana Gator Boys alongside with great Musicians such as B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Bo Diddley, Dr. John, Lou Rawls, Paul Shaffer, and Steve Winwood.
He won his first GRAMMY for Best Blues Album for 2014 for GetUp! with Ben Harper.
Musselwhite won a Blues Music Award for the Best Instrumentalist Harmonicist category in both the years 2014 and 2015.
In 2019, he is nominated for GRAMMY in Best Traditional Blues Album category.
Charlie Musselwhite’s Mother’s Murder
As of December 12, 2005, a burglar named Quinton Burkes, 29(then), broke inside the house of Musselwhite’s mother, Ruth Maxine, then 94.
He strangled Ruth to death then robbed the house; he stole two television, a DVD player, various other items and her checkbook, etc. The burglar was arrested when he sold the electronics and wrote amount to himself on the cheque.
Charlie Musselwhite: Net Worth, Salary
Charlie’s net worth is approximately $ 1.7 million US. His salary is about 73 k US.
According to the source, the Top-level musician earning is around $156 k US per year.
In 1998, Musselwhite was in the movie Blues Brothers 2000. The budget of this movie was worth $31 million US and collected $14 m US gross Box office collection.
Musselwhite had light hair with hazel eyes. His height is 5 feet 7 inches and weight is around 62 kg.
He has 3.7 k followers on Twitter and 23 k on Facebook.