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mel tillis

Post by wurlitzer1450 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:42 am

revered for his writing and recording of RAB in the 50s and early 60s. https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/lon ... 25564.html
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Re: mel tillis

Post by CaptainVague » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:55 pm

He wrote a lot of hits including The First Edition's "Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town". He was in several movies and was a regular on the country variety TV show Hee Haw. R.I.P.
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Post by RidinTheWind » Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:00 pm

CaptainVague wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:55 pm
He was in several movies
"Cannonball Run" as I recall, also, didn't he have to overcome a stutter?
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Post by wurlitzer1450 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:31 am

this is my fav by mel, was this record the first one to use the "boogity boogity boogity" phrase?

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