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Mel Tillis
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Age:78
Birth Date:August 8, 1932
Astrology Sign:Leo
Chinese Sign:Monkey - Yin
Birth Name:Lonnie Melvin Tillis
Birth Place:Tampa, FL
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Occupation:Singer

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MEL TILLIS
Mel Tillis

Biography:Mel Tillis (born August 8th, 1932 in Tampa, Florida) is a country music singer/songwriter, and actor.

Tillis has scored nearly six dozen country and crossover hits from the years 1958 to 1988. His biggest country hit, 1972's, "I Ain't Never" had been a major hit for Webb Pierce in 1959. He was honored as the Country Music Association "Entertainer of the Year" in 1976. As a songwriter, Tillis' song "Detroit city" was a number one hit on the U.S. country charts in 1963 for Bobby Bare, and has since been covered by a number of other artists, including Dolly Parton.

In addition to his musical talents, Mel Tillis has acted in a number of motion pictures, including The Cannonball Run and Smokey and the Bandit II, as well as making guest appearances on a number of television series.

Tillis is known for a trademark stutter which disappears when he sings. A story about Tillis was that he would order "grits" in a restaurant he would frequent at as a struggling singer, because this was the only dish that he could pronounce clearly. His autobiography is titled "Stuttering boy".

In 1972, he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

His daughter is the successful country music artist Pam Tillis. As of 2005, Mr. Tillis is living in Ocala, Florida.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Cannonball Run II (1984)

Chinese Horoscope for Mel Tillis
Includes characteristics and Vices
Mel Tillis's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 06, 1932 - January 25, 1933
Birthday: August 8, 1932

The Monkey is a Yin,
and is the Ninth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Improvisation
Cunning
Stability
Leadership
Wit
Zeal
Vices:
Deceit
Ruse
Loquacity
Self-Involvement
Silliness
Opportunism


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Mel Tillis's Personality Tarot Card The Emperor - Personality Card

Birthday: August 8, 1932

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Mel Tillis's Growth Tarot Card The Sun

Birthday: August 8, 2010

Cheerfulness, prosperity, energy and optimism.

 

 

 

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