Memphis Black History you should know....
Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell is an American musician, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer and owner of Royal Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. He is best known for his work with Al Green, Solomon Burke, Anthony Hamilton, Rod Stewart, John Mayer, 8 Ball, Lamont Dozier, William Bell and Cody Chesnutt. He has also worked with Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars, Melissa Etheridge, Wu Tang Clan, Eric Bennet, rising star Yebba Smith, Bobby Rush, Bobby Blue Bland, Mystical, Edwin Hawkins, Snoop Dogg and a host of others.
Grammy award winning Lawrence Boo Mitchell is a Memphis treasure. Boo just recently became a part of the recording academy’s Black music collective. ￼￼￼
He’s the son of Grammy winner Willie Mitchell and now part owner with his sister, Oona M Bean of Royal Studios in Memphis, TN.
In November Boo found out that two Albums that he worked on received Grammy nominations. Brandy Clark received two nominations and the North Mississippi All-Stars received one.￼￼
Because of his work, Boo took Memphis global as China’s CGTN ran a story about the Memphis music producer and his Grammy award-winning talents.￼
Boo is currently the Governor of the Recording Academy’s Memphis Chapter. ￼
He was born and raised in Memphis, TN and graduated from Christian Brothers High School and is currently in the 2017 Christian Brothers Hall of Fame. Boo said, “I’m shocked they didn’t put me out because I rapped in my 10th grade English class while I was suppose to be doing a speech.”🤣
He is a friend and a treasure with amazing old school stories. You really haven’t lived until you’ve heard at least one. 🖤
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