Willie Murphy has been writing, performing, recording and producing blues music for over 30 years. Throughout the ’70s and into the ’80s, Willie and the Bees defined live R+B/soul music. The band was famous for their unique blending of blues, R+B, jazz, funk, reggae and rock into an electric and eclectic sound that still defies categorization to this day. Throughout the ’90s and into the new millennium, Murphy continues to bring his unique brand of soul music to audiences across the globe. In 1990, Murphy was named as one of the three charter members of the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, along with Bob Dylan and Prince.
How would you describe the physicality of Willie Murphy’s work?