Charlie's website bio says
"Blues is tough," Charlie Musselwhite explains. He could just as easily be talking about himself. Described by the San Jose Mercury News as, "the second coming of Led Zeppelin, with Tom Waits on vocals," Charlie and his band embody the direct and timeless power of the blues.
Musselwhite was reportedly the inspiration for Dan Aykroyd's Blues Brothers
Up and Down the Highway: Live 1986