Willie Mitchell

Real Name:
Willie Lawrence Mitchell
Profile:
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, father of Lawrence Mitchell (aka Boo Mitchell).
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Albums

SHL 32010 It's Sunrise Serenade — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell It's Sunrise Serenade (Album) Hi Records SHL 32010 US 1963 Sell This Version
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HL 12026 It's Dance-Time With Willie Mitchell — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell It's Dance-Time With Willie Mitchell (Album) Hi Records HL 12026 1965 Sell This Version
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HL-12021 Hold It!!! Here's Willie Mitchell — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Hold It!!! Here's Willie Mitchell (Album) Hi Records HL-12021 US 1965 Sell This Version
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SHL 32031 It's What's Happenin' — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell It's What's Happenin' (Album) Hi Records SHL 32031 US 1966 Sell This Version
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HL 12029 Willie Mitchell's Driving Beat — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell's Driving Beat (Album) Hi Records HL 12029 Canada 1966 Sell This Version
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ZA 6314 Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On (Album) Hi Records ZA 6314 US 1967 Sell This Version
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SHL 32045 Solid Soul — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Solid Soul (Album) Hi Records SHL 32045 Jamaica 1967 Sell This Version
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SHL 32034 The Hit Sound Of Willie Mitchell — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell The Hit Sound Of Willie Mitchell (Album) London Records SHL 32034 US 1967 Sell This Version
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SHL 32048 On Top — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell On Top (Album) Hi Records SHL 32048 US 1968 Sell This Version
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SHL 32042 Willie Mitchell Live — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Live (Album) Hi Records SHL 32042 Canada 1968 Sell This Version
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SHL 32050 Soul Bag — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Soul Bag (Album) Hi Records SHL 32050 US 1969 Sell This Version
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SHL 32056 The Many Moods Of Willie Mitchell — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell The Many Moods Of Willie Mitchell (Album) HI Records SHL 32056 US 1969 Sell This Version
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SHL 32058 Robbin's Nest — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Robbin's Nest (Album) Hi Records SHL 32058 US 1970 Sell This Version
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BRK 3520 Willie...Mitchell...Listen...Dance — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Willie...Mitchell...Listen...Dance (Album) Bearsville BRK 3520 US 1981 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

S-1160 Tell It To Me Baby / Walking At Your Will — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell With The Four Kings (2) Willie Mitchell With The Four Kings (2) - Tell It To Me Baby / Walking At Your Will(7", Single) Stomper Time Records (2) S-1160 US 1958 Sell This Version
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123 I Like It — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell I Like It (Single) Home Of The Blues 123 US 1961 Sell This Version
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119 One Mint Julep / I've Got A Right To Cry — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell One Mint Julep / I've Got A Right To Cry(7", Single) Home Of The Blues 119 US 1961 Sell This Version
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45-2044 Crawl - Part 1 / Crawl - Part 2 — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Crawl - Part 1 / Crawl - Part 2 (Single) Hi Records 45-2044 US 1962 Sell This Version
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45-2053 Buddy Bear / Drippin' — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Buddy Bear / Drippin' (Single) Hi Records 45-2053 US 1962 Sell This Version
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45-2058 Sunrise Serenade / Easy Now — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Sunrise Serenade / Easy Now (Single) Hi Records 45-2058 US 1962 Sell This Version
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45-2066 Percolatin' — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Percolatin' (Single) Hi Records 45-2066 US 1963 Sell This Version
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45-2083 Percolatin' — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Percolatin' (Single) Hi Records 45-2083 US 1964 Sell This Version
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45-2075 20-75 / Secret Home — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell 20-75 / Secret Home (Single) Hi Records 45-2075 US 1964 Sell This Version
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SBG 28 Hold It !! Here's Willie Mitchell — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Hold It !! Here's Willie Mitchell(7", EP) Hi Records SBG 28 US 1964 Sell This Version
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HLU 10004 Everything Is Gonna Be Alright / That Driving Beat — Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell Everything Is Gonna Be Alright / That Driving Beat (Single) Hi Records HLU 10004 UK 1965 Sell This Version

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Jacques_Waty

Jacques_Waty

December 4, 2016
One of the greatest soul architects ever. Terrific solo career ('The Crawl' in particular) and so many wonderful stuff with O.V. Wright, Al Green, Ann Peebles, Otis Clay, Lanier & Co, Syl Johnson and others.

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