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Sawmill ...a November Classic Hit for Mel

Sawmill ...a November Classic Hit for Mel

Mel's hit, Sawmill,  peaked at Number 2 on the Billboard Country Charts, November 10, 1973. Written by Mel and Horace Whatley in 1959 and first released that year by Mel and Bill Phillips, the song depicts the life of a working man, working to fulfill the monetary needs of his woman. It was later ...

November 08th, 2018 Read More
Remembering Mel on his Birthday August 8th

Remembering Mel on his Birthday August 8th

Remembering Mel on his birthday, August 8.....we love you, and miss you dearly. Your music, love and laughter live on.   

August 08th, 2018 Read More
I Believe In You

I Believe In You

  July chart toppers for Mel include I BELIEVE IN YOU...a crowd favorite for fans of Mel Tillis, especially the women.   It peaked at #1 on the Billbaord Country Charts, July 8, 1978 and stayed on the charts for 14 weeks. Earlier, it peaked at #44 also on the Adult Contemporary chart,  July 1, 19 ...

July 05th, 2018 Read More

May Chart Toppers

  Thinking back .....two of Mel's biggest hits were released in the month of May.  Life Turned Her That Way - written by Harlan Howard, performed by Mel, peaked at #11, May 13, 1967.  Ricky Van Shelton later released it as well. Mel's own, Mental Revenge, was first released in 1966 and published ...

May 18th, 2018 Read More

Heart Over Mind - Kyle Young Remembers Mel Tillis

Kyle Young, CEO of the Country Music Hall of Fame shared this touching and insightful tribute on January 31, 2018.    "Stuttering is when rhythm is interrupted by repetition. It’s a kind of habit, and it’s tough to break.   Stuttering is when a pause exists between what we want to say or do, and ...

February 20th, 2018 Read More