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Willie Mitchell's Many-Faceted Career.

Rock and roll historian Ed Ward profiles Memphis soul musician and producer Willie Mitchell. Mitchell was a trumpeter whose own tastes ran to jazz and soul. But Mitchell enjoyed his greatest success as a producer and talent scout. He launched the careers of Al Green, Ann Peebles and O.V.Wright.

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Other segments from the episode on August 29, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 29, 1982: Interview with Robert Sam Anson; Commentary on Willie MItchell; Interview with John Lasseter; Review of Bruce Chatwin's essay collection "What am I Doing…

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