Monday, 20 November 2017 05:31

Mel Tillis: 1932-2017 - Part 1: The Star


Mel Tillis's death at 85 closed an extraordinary career that saw him excel first as a songwriter, then as a singer and entertainer, one who managed to not only overcome a handicap—stuttering--but once controlled, made it part of his act to the point his 1984 autobiography was titled Stutterin' Boy.  (Photo: Associated Press)

Published in Get Rhythm