Charlie Musselwhite: “I always say Blues is your buddy in good times and it’s your comforter when you’re down.”

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Charlie Musselwhite, left, and Ben Harper celebrate their win for Best Blues Album for "Get Up!" at the 56th Annual GRAMMY(R) Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA. Sunday, January 26, 2014. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Blues harmonica player Charlie Musselwhite joins James VanOsdol to talk about his 50-year career and how he became the inspiration for Elwood J. Blues, Dan Aykroyd’s character in the hit film The Blues Brothers.

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