Sad news for the Country and Western fans.

@amadeo (75678)
United States
November 19, 2017 11:48am CST
Good afternoon. Well it seems to me that people are dying fast . The latest is country and western star Mel Tillis. At the age of 85.So sorry for Nashville. Below more news on this from online __________________________________________________________________ Country Music Hall of Famer and Grand Ole Opry member Mel Tillis died early Sunday morning at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla., according to his publicist Don Murry Grubbs. The suspected cause of death is respiratory failure. The singer, songwriter, comedian and businessman, whose genuine warmth and down-home humor drew countless fans, was 85. In his six-decade career, he recorded more than 60 albums, notched three dozen top 10 singles and wrote several hit songs that are now regarded as classics.
Written by Ken McDuffie. Released in September 1976 from the album "Love Revival". it reached #1
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@andriaperry (61078)
• Anniston, Alabama
19 Nov
I loved him when I was a little kid. RIP
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@Kandae11 (40358)
19 Nov
I don't know the singer, but my condolences to his family, friends and fans.
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@teamfreak16 (42042)
• Denver, Colorado
20 Nov
Too bad. He was great.
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@BelleStarr (39724)
• United States
19 Nov
That is so sad, I had no idea in lived in the Ocala area.
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@Corbin5 (119301)
• United States
19 Nov
We are losing so many talented individuals in quick succession.
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@Happy2BeMe (75377)
• Canada
19 Nov
Growing up he was a favorite in our home. May he rest in peace.
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• United States
19 Nov
RIP Mel..I loved him xo
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• United States
20 Nov
As a fan of country music I felt bad hearing about Mel Tillis
@amadeo (75678)
• United States
20 Nov
ye it has been awhile that I have not heard of some of his recording.
@FourWalls (15767)
• United States
20 Nov
What a heartbreak. He wrote such good songs. I think one of my favorites is "(Sweet) Mental Revenge," if for no other reason than the way Waylon Jennings sang the word peroxide.
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• China
20 Nov
This is a big loss.
@JudyEv (136807)
• Bunbury, Australia
19 Nov
He reached a good age really, didn't he?
@LeaPea2417 (22392)
• Toccoa, Georgia
19 Nov
I read about that earlier today. It is very sad. May he RIP.
@Tina30219 (36574)
• Onaway, Michigan
19 Nov
Wow we sure are losing a lot of the good ones here lately