|Origin Dallas, TX, USA|
Name Mickey Raphael
Years active 1972 to present
Genres various genres
Music group Family (Since 1973)
Associated acts Willie Nelson the Highwaymen
Role Musical performer · mickeyraphael.com
Albums Hand To Mouth, Red River Valley
Movies Songwriter, Warren Haynes: The Benefit Concert: Vol. 8
Nominations Academy of Country Music Award for Specialty Instrument(s) of the Year
Similar People Bobbie Nelson, Paul English, Jody Payne, Stuart Duncan, Brian Ahern
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Mickey Raphael (born November 7, 1951) is an American harmonica player, music producer and actor 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, Wynton Marsalis, Lonnie Donnegan, Kenny Chesney, U2, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Blind Boys of Alabama, Waylon Jennings, Aaron Lewis, Rodney Crowell and Kermit the Frog.
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.