Ike Turner

Hi Records producer Willie Mitchell set the tone for polished Memphis soul
With his soulful strings and the crack rhythm section of Howard Grimes and the Hodges Bros.—Teenie, Charles, and Leroy—Willie Mitchell made stars out of O. V. Wright, Ann Peebles, Syl Johnson, and Al Green, giving neighboring Stax Records a run for its money.
Willie Mitchell at Hi Records
Dr. John teams up with the Black Keys’ frontman Dan Auerbach for new album Locked Down
“I didn’t want to make a retro album,” Dan explains. “We didn’t record it in a retro way. We recorded it live on the floor, but there’s lots of low end.”
Photo by Alysse Gafkjen.
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