Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell is an American musician, songwriter, audio engineer, record producer and owner of Royal Studios in Memphis. His father, Willie Mitchell, operated Royal Studios and was Vice President of Hi Records. He produced and arranged music for a variety of acts including Al Green, Ann Peebles, Syl Johnson and Buddy Guy. Mitchell began working with his father at a young age, accumulating rare credits and abilities. His own career began at age seventeen when he played keyboard on one of Al Green’s gospel albums which later won a Grammy award. Mitchell continued to work on albums alongside his father. Willie Mitchell died in 2010, leaving Royal Studios to “Boo.”
Since 2010, Mitchell has produced or engineered a wide range of acts including Barbra Blue, Jay Gaunt, Axelle Red, Brandon O. Bailey, Solomon Burke, Cody Chesnutt, Snoop Dog, Bobby Rush, William Bell, Keb Mo, Terrence Howard and Boz Scaggs.