McKinley Mitchell

McKinley Mitchell

Top Songs

1
The End of the Rainbow
2
The Town I Live In
3
You Know I've Tried
4
Trouble Blues
5
When It Rains It Pours

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Biography

Blessed with an extraordinary set of soaring pipes, McKinley Mitchell waxed a series of superb Chicago soul platters during the 1960s, later veering stylistically closer to contemporary blues in his last years of performing. At age 16, Mitchell was already fronting a gospel group, the Hearts of Harmony, in Jackson. After spending time singing spirituals in Springfield, MS, and Philadelphia, Mitchell hit Chicago in 1958 and went secular. A rocking debut for the tiny Boxer label ... Read more

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