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Willie Mitchell

tr, key, *1928 US
Singer / Musician / Composer / Arranger / Producer of Soul
A.k.a. Willie Lawrence Mitchell

Trumpeter, producer, composer, arranger and bandleader, born 23 March 1928 in Ashland, Mississippi, died of a heart attack on January 5th, 2010 in Memphis, Tennessee. Co-owner of Hi Records from 1970 to 1979 and founder of the Waylo Records label in the 1980's. Mitchell also owned and operated the Royal Recording Studios, Memphis, Tennessee. Brother of James Mitchell, stepfather of Archie Turner.

  
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • Keyboards
Genres
  • Soul
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Groovin' on Solid Soul by Willie Mitchell
Strawberry Soul on The Best of Willie Mitchell by Willie Mitchell
Black Fox on The Many Moods Of by Willie Mitchell
Take Five on On Top by Willie Mitchell
Sunrise Serenade on Solid Soul by Willie Mitchell
Breaking Point on The Many Moods Of by Willie Mitchell
Grazing in the Grass on Solid Soul by Willie Mitchell
30-60-90 on On Top by Willie Mitchell
The Horse on Solid Soul by Willie Mitchell
Poppin on On Top by Willie Mitchell

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
That Driving Beat / Secret HomeWillie Mitchell2015Single
It's What's Happenin'Willie Mitchell2014Single
The Champion / Little QueenieWillie Mitchell / Bill Black's Combo2013Single
Memphis Rhythm KingWillie Mitchell2012Compil.
Willie Mitchell's Driving BeatWillie Mitchell2012Album
Willie Mitchell LiveWillie Mitchell2012Album
Hold It!!!Willie Mitchell2012Album
The Memphis Rhythm 'n' Blues Sound of Willie Mitchell, 1958-1961Willie Mitchell2010Compil.
Ooh Baby, You Turn Me OnWillie Mitchell2009Album
It's Dance Time + Driving BeatWillie Mitchell2002Compil.
Soul Serenade & Willie Mitchell LiveWillie Mitchell2001Compil.
Soul Bag + The Many Moods Of Willie MitchellWillie Mitchell2001Compil.
It's What's Happenin' / The Hit Sound Of Willie MitchellWillie Mitchell2001Album
Solid Soul + On TopWillie Mitchell2001Compil.
Robin's Nest + RaritiesWillie Mitchell2001Compil.
Poppa Willie The Hi Years / 1962-74Willie Mitchell2001Compil.
The Hi MastersWillie Mitchell1998Compil.
Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On & Live At The RoyalWillie Mitchell1993Compil.
That Driving BeatWillie Mitchell1986Compil.
Willie...Mitchell...Listen...DanceWillie Mitchell1981Album
That Driving BeatWillie Mitchell1980Single
Soul Serenade / 20 - 75Willie Mitchell1977Single
The ChampionWillie Mitchell1976Single
Last Tango In ParisWillie Mitchell1973Single
The Best Of Willie MitchellWillie Mitchell1972Compil.
Too Sweet / RestlessWillie Mitchell1971Single
Breaking Point / RoadhouseWillie Mitchell1971Single
Robbin's NestWillie Mitchell1970Single
Robbin's NestWillie Mitchell1970Album
Wade In The WaterWillie Mitchell1970Single
30 - 60 - 90Willie Mitchell1969Single
Take Five / 30-60-90Willie Mitchell1969Single
Monkey Jump / Sugar On SundayWillie Mitchell / The Clique, White Whale1969Single
The Many Moods Of Willie MitchellWillie Mitchell1969Album
Young People / Kitten KornerWillie Mitchell1969Single
Soul BagWillie Mitchell1969Album
On TopWillie Mitchell1969Single
My Babe / Teenie's DreamWillie Mitchell1969Single
Guai Guai / Young PeopleWillie Mitchell1969Single
Monkey Jump / Willie-WamWillie Mitchell1969Single
Soul Serenade / Mercy Mercy MercyWillie Mitchell1968Single
Everything Is Gonna Be Alright / MercyWillie Mitchell1968Single
Willie Mitchell LiveWillie Mitchell1968Album
Up-HardWillie Mitchell1968Single
On TopWillie Mitchell1968Album
Soul Serenade / Buster BrowneWillie Mitchell1968Single
Soul SerenadeWillie Mitchell1968Album
Prayer Meetin' / Bum DaddyWillie Mitchell1968Single
Buster Browne / Soul SerenadeWillie Mitchell1968Single
Solid SoulWillie Mitchell1967Album
The Hit Sound Of Willie MitchellWillie Mitchell1967Album
Slippin' & Slidin' / Aw ShucksWillie Mitchell1967Single
Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On / LuckyWillie Mitchell1967Single
Barefootin'Willie Mitchell1967Single
Mercy / Sticks And StonesWillie Mitchell1967Single
It's What's Happenin'Willie Mitchell1966Album
Bad Eye / Sugar TWillie Mitchell1966Single
Willie Mitchell's Driving BeatWillie Mitchell1966Album
That Driving BeatWillie Mitchell1966Single
Buster Browne / Woodchopper's BallWillie Mitchell1965Single
Everything Is Gonna Be Alright / That Driving BeatWillie Mitchell1965Single
Hold It!!!Willie Mitchell1965Album
It's Dance-Time With Willie MitchellWillie Mitchell1965Album
Hold It !! Here's Willie MitchellWillie Mitchell1964Single
Percolatin'Willie Mitchell1964Single
20-75 / Secret HomeWillie Mitchell1964Single
Percolatin'Willie Mitchell1963Single
Crawl - Part 1 / Crawl - Part 2Willie Mitchell1962Single
Sunrise SerenadeWillie Mitchell1962Single
Sunrise Serenade / Easy NowWillie Mitchell1962Single
I Like ItWillie Mitchell1961Single
Tell It To Me Baby / Walking At Your WillWillie Mitchell1958Single
Percolatin'Willie MitchellSingle
Buddy Bear / Drippin'Willie MitchellSingle
The Champion Pt 1 / The ChampWillie Mitchell / The MohawksSingle
One Mint Julep / I've Got A Right To CryWillie MitchellSingle
Wasting My Time / Lizzie LouWillie MitchellSingle
Up-HardWillie MitchellSingle
It's Sunrise SerenadeWillie MitchellAlbum
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