Mel Tillis


Mel Tillis Brief Biography

Mel Tillis
Lonnie Melvin Tillis (August 8, 1932 - November 19, 2017) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Although he recorded songs since the late 1950s, his biggest success occurred in the 1970s, with a long list of Top 10 hits.

Tillis' biggest hits include "I Ain't Never", "Good Woman Blues", and "Coca-Cola Cowboy". On February 13, 2012, President Barack Obama awarded Tillis the National Medal of Arts for his contributions to country music. He also won the Country Music Association Awards' most coveted award, Entertainer of the Year. Additionally, he was known for his speech impediment, which didn't affect his singing voice. His daughter is country music singer Pam Tillis.

Mel Tillis News

• The Almanac for August 8, the 220th day of 2018
• Mel Tillis, country music star and Hall of Famer, dead at 85
• The Almanac for Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2017
• Famous birthdays for Aug. 8: Dustin Hoffman, Roger Federer, Deborah Norville, JC Chasez, Meagan Good, Shawn Mendes

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