- Interstate 107 - http://fm107.com/wrhm -
Mel Tillis Celebrates 80th Birthday in Nashville
Posted By Sarah Wyland On August 13, 2012 @ 2:34 PM In Country Music News | Comments Disabled
Mel Tillis celebrated his 80th birthday on Wednesday, August 8 with a private party held at Honky Tonk Central in downtown Nashville. About 400 of Mel’s closest friends, including daughter Pam Tillis, packed the party to honor the milestone birthday.
Charley Pride, Lorrie Morgan , Bobby Bare, Lee Brice , Jerrod Niemann , Alabama‘ s  Jeff Cook, Eddie Raven, Jimmy C. Newman, Ira Dean, Meghan Linsey of Steel Magnolia , Bobby Goldsboro, Williams & Ree, Scotty Emerick, comedian Lonnie Shorr, former Dallas Cowboys football coach Barry Switzer, producers Buddy Cannon and Harold Shedd, GAC’s Storme Warren  and many more were also in attendance at the music-filled event.
Mel and his band, the Statesiders, provided the music, performing for partygoers. Pam joined her father onstage as did Charley Pride, Jeff Cook and others. Mel is a member of the Grand Ole Opry  and the Country Music Hall of Fame.  He has recorded more than 60 albums, had 35 Top Ten singles and written more than 1000 songs, 600 of which have been recorded by major artists.
   ShareThis 
Article printed from Interstate 107: http://fm107.com/wrhm
URL to article: http://fm107.com/wrhm/2012/08/mel-tillis-celebrates-80th-birthday-in-nashville/
URLs in this post:
 Pam Tillis,: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_pam_tillis
 Lorrie Morgan: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_lorrie_morgan
 Lee Brice: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_lee_brice
 Jerrod Niemann: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_jerrod_Niemann
 Alabama‘: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_alabama
 Steel Magnolia: http://www.gactv.com/gac/ar_az_steel_magnolia
 Storme Warren: http://www.gactv.com/gac/about_us/article/0,,GAC_26085_4727748,00.html
 Grand Ole Opry: http://www.opry.com
 Country Music Hall of Fame.: http://www.countrymusichalloffame.org
Copyright © 2010 Our Three Sons Broadcasting. All rights reserved.