The producer, musician, and arranger is famous for helping Al Green find his sound on the Hi Records sessions and shaping Memphis soul. He also worked as a trumpet player and bandleader with minor R&B hits like “Soul Serenade” before Hi Records. 1. Willie Mitchell [youtube]tQh-_llN_UY[/youtube] Drummer and baritone forContinue Reading

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[youtube]2tVFPM1HsBY[/youtube] [youtube]OZT9ODyB4hc[/youtube] Phelps “Catfish” Collins, an original member of James Brown’s The JB’s passed of cancer on August 6th. Collins’ significance in the music has always been overshadowed by the flamboyance and fame of his younger brother Bootsy Collins. But it was both of their talents that Brown discovered inContinue Reading

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