As per our current Database, Mel Tillis has been died on Nov 19, 2017 (age 85).
When Mel Tillis die, Mel Tillis was 85 years old.
|Popular As||Mel Tillis|
|Age||85 years old|
|Born||August 8, 1932 (Dover, FL)|
Mel Tillis’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Mel Tillis was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Country music superstar responsible for such hits as "I Ain't Never," "Good Woman Blues," "Coca-Cola Cowboy," and many others.
He was in the United States Air Force and also worked on the railroad. His first hit was I'm Tired from 1957 for singer Webb Pierce.
He also had a career in movies, appearing in W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings from 1975, The Villain from 1979, Smokey and the Bandit II from 1980, and The Cannonball Run from 1981.
He was married to Doris Tillis from 1957 until 1977. They are parents to country-music singer Pam Tillis. He also had three other daughters and two sons.
His music was covered by numerous artists, including Stonewall Jackson.