Mickey Raphael

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Mickey Raphael
Mickey Raphael By Danny Clinch.jpg
Mickey Raphael in the studio
Background information
Origin Dallas, TX, USA
Genres various genres
Occupation(s) musician
producer, actor
Instruments harmonica
Years active 1972 to present
Associated acts Willie Nelson
the Highwaymen
Website www.mickeyraphael.com
Notable instruments

Mickey Raphael (born November 7, 1951) is a professional harmonica player, best known for his work with Willie Nelson. He has performed or recorded with Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, Tom Morello, Paul Simon, Snoop Dogg, Engelbert Humperdinck, Leon Bridges, Neil Young, Norah Jones Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Duane Eddy, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Leon Russell, Lionel Richie, Elton John, Mötley Crüe, Zac Brown Band, , Dave Matthews, Blue Öyster Cult, The Superuckers, Wynton Marsalis, Lonnie Donnegan, Kenny Chesney, U2, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Blind Boys of Alabama, Waylon Jennings, Aaron Lewis, and Kermit the Frog.[1]

Raphael also appeared in the movies Songwriter and Honeysuckle Rose, and filmed performances with Willie Nelson, Wynton Marsalis, and Norah Jones.

Mickey Raphael calls Nashville home and continues to tour, record, and produce projects in Nashville, New York, and Los Angeles


  1. ^ Production credits include Naked Willie, a stripped down remix of Willie Nelson's early RCA catalogs and the 2016 release of THE HIGHWAYMEN. Box set, which includes live performances by Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson and one new release produced by Raphael with legendary producer Chips Momans . Mickey Raphael - Biography (Official Website)

External links[edit]

FOR RECORDING CREDITS : http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mickey-raphael-mn0000109552