William Lawrence Mitchell (March 1, 1928 – January 5, 2010) was an American trumpeter, bandleader, soul, R&B, rock and roll, pop and funk record producer and arranger who ran Royal Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. He was best known for his Hi Records label of the 1970s, which released albums by a large stable of popular Memphis soul artists, including Mitchell himself, Al Green, O. V. Wright, Syl Johnson, Ann Peebles and Quiet Elegance.
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Album · 1970 · 12 Songs. Hold It! Willie Mitchell. Listen on Apple Music. 4. You Can't Sit Down.
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Willie Mitchell is so often lauded as a arranger that it's easy to overlook the numerous hits he recorded for Hi Records as a bandleader. Long a fixture on the Memphis music scene, he came to the Hi label in the early '60s after part of his band played on Bill Black's hit "Smokie, Part . On this 20-track collection, you'll hear Mitchell's skills as an arranger and composer collide with his trumpet playing skills and production chops; an irresistible combination that produced.
Hold It! Willie Mitchell. Willie Mitchell - Percolatin' 02:21. Willie Mitchell - Night Train 02:02. Willie Mitchell - 20-75 02:15. Rockin' Greats - Willie Mitchell. The Best of Willie Mitchell - Willie Mitchell. It's What's Happenin' - Willie Mitchell.
NotesOne of 2 promo label variations for 45-2066, this version does not have the 2 horizontal lines across the label and the word "Hi" is solid black rather than just outlined in black. The copy I have has the date "July 6th 1963" stamped on the plug side.
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