CLEVELAND: GRAMMY Museum Mississippi w/Willie Mitchell exhibit

Cleveland, MS

Willie Mitchell & the Music of Royal Studios

In partnership with Memphis Tourism, the exhibit, titled Willie Mitchell & The Music of Royal Studios, is a collaboration between the Mississippi Museum and Memphis-based Royal Studios, and will tell the story of the iconic studio—one of the oldest in the world that continues to operate today—and the late Willie Mitchell, who ran the studio and produced many artists on its label, Hi Records. On display through Sept. 5, 2021, the exhibit will feature artifacts from Royal Studios and Hi Records artists, such as:

– Boo Mitchell’s Record Of The Year GRAMMY® Award for Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk,” which was recorded at Royal Studios

– Willie Mitchell’s Trustee GRAMMY Museum® Award

– Al Green’s “No. 9” microphone, an RCA 77DX ribbon mic that Al Green preferred to use on his recordings

– Plus more artifacts from legendary Royal Studios artists and sessions

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