Willie Mitchell, a Memphis-based record producer and musician who worked with everyone from Al Green to Syl Johnston, passed away on January 5, 2010 at the age of 81. Mitchell owned Royal Studio, a famous studio where Buddy Guy, John Mayer, and other artists had recorded. He was known as "Papa Willie" in the studio, where his unique producing -- featuring a distinct and hard-hitting kick drum sound -- helped shape the sound of music in the 70s.Mitchell, the founder of influential Hi...Read Full Story
Willie Mitchell (born March 23, 1928, died January 5, 2010) was an American soul and R&B musicican and producer. Find more Willie Mitchell pictures, news, and information here.