Willie McClain

Willie McClain

 Florence, Arizona, USA

Several tracks are instrumentals with a fresh taste of pop/hip hop and a few R&B/Urban tracks with vocals.


Willie's early accomplishments include recording a record titled "HANKY PANKY" with the DEL-RAYS, performed with such artists as CURTIS MAYFIELD and the IMPRESSIONS, OLLIE NIGHTINGALE, BAR-KAYS, LITTLE RICHARD and the MAD LADS. Produced and co-wrote for several vocal groups on ACTIVE RECORDS such as, SWEET AND INNOCENCE, whose record "YOU CRY LOVE" was in the top ten within the southern tri-state area. Other groups produced were FIRST COMPANY and THE EPICS.

Willie performed with the FIRST COMPANY BAND, recorded two records, one of which was highly considered by UNITED ARTIST. FIRST COMPANY BAND performed with such artists as: JIMMIE HART, ATLANTIC STAR, SOUL CHILDREN, RIGHT COMMBINATION, DAVID RUFFIN, THE MAD LADS, and RUFUS THOMAS.


Willie wrote "WHEN WILL THE VIOLENCE END", a pop song addressing the current times of violence in the country. "WHEN WILL THE VIOLENCE END" was use in a play called Smiling Through the Tears.