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Tillis, Mel

Full name Lonnie Melvin Tillis. Born 1932 in Pahokee, Fla.

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Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Feb. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  40845-c [78] No rating Honky Tonk Song
Mel Tillis
   
    No rating It Takes A Worried Man To Sing A Worried Blues
Mel Tillis
   
1957/Feb. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40845-c [45] Borderline Honky Tonk Song
Mel Tillis
Label shot
(from 45)
JZSP 39773  
    Non-pertinent It Takes A Worried Man To Sing A Worried Blues
Mel Tillis
Label shot
(from 45)
JZSP 39771  
1957/May 13
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  40904-c [78] No rating Case Of The Blues
Mel Tillis
   
    No rating It's My Life
Mel Tillis
   
1957/May 13
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40904-c [45] Pertinent Case Of The Blues
Mel Tillis
Label shot
(from 45)
JZSP 39772  
    Borderline It's My Life
Mel Tillis
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JZSP 39774  
1957/July 8
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  40944  [78] No rating Juke Box Man
Mel Tillis
   
    No rating If You'll Be My Love
Mel Tillis
   
1957/July 8
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40944-c [45]
Cover shot
Pertinent Juke Box Man
Mel Tillis
Label shot
(from 45)
JZSP 41303 Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#34)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8047 (#3)
Bullet Teenager LP 5919 (#15)
    Borderline If You'll Be My Love
Mel Tillis
Label shot
(from 45)
JZSP 41302  
1958/Feb. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41115  [78] No rating Teen Age Wedding
Mel Tillis
   
    No rating Lonely Street
Mel Tillis
   
1958/Feb. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41115  [45] Pertinent Teen Age Wedding
Mel Tillis
Label shot
(from CBS LP 83911)
JZSP 43101 Bullet Bear Family CD 16723 (#29)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5711 (#22)
Bullet CBS LP 83911 (#12)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8027 (#7)
Bullet Pan American CD 56027 (#21)
    Pertinent Lonely Street
Mel Tillis
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(from 45)
JZSP 43104  
1958/Nov. 24
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41277  [78] No rating The Brooklyn Bridge
Mel Tillis
   
    No rating Finally
Mel Tillis
   
1958/Nov. 24
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41277  [45] Pertinent The Brooklyn Bridge
Mel Tillis
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(from 45)
JZSP 44720  
    Non-pertinent Finally
Mel Tillis
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JZSP 44721  
1959/June 22
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41416  [78] No rating You Are The Reason
Mel Tillis
   
    No rating Sawmill
Mel Tillis And Bill Phillips
   
1959/June 22
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41416  [45] No rating You Are The Reason
Mel Tillis
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JZSP 44719 Bullet Classics CD 741 (#19)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1009 (#4)
    No rating Sawmill
Mel Tillis And Bill Phillips
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(from 45)
JZSP 47021  
1960/Apr. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41632  [45] Pertinent Loco Weed
Mel Tillis
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(from 45)
JZSP 49834  
    Borderline It's So Easy
Mel Tillis
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(from 45)
JZSP 49835 Bullet Classics CD 739 (#16)
1961/Apr. 10
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41986  [45] Pertinent Hearts Of Stone
Mel Tillis
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(from 45)
JZSP 53179 Bullet Teenager CD 5925 (#7)
    Non-pertinent That's Where The Hurt Comes In
Mel Tillis
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JZSP 53180  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979CBS (England) 83911LPCBS Rockabilly, Vol. 3
1987Jan/Star Club (Sweden) 33- 8027LPAll American Rock, Vol. 4: Rockin' Record Hop
1989Teenager (Sweden) TEEN 5919LPLet's Go Rocking At The High School Hop Again
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5711CDCBS Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 2
Jan/Star Club (Sweden) 33- 8047LPJuke-Box Favorites
Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1009LPRock 'N' Roll Fever, Vol. 8
1997Teenager (Sweden) TEEN 5925CDMore Crewcuts, Ponytails & Bobbysocks
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16723CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 23 (Columbia)
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56027CDDressin' Up
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 098CDSassy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Nashville Rock & Roll
2012Classics (Sweden) 739CDColumbia Crossovers: Late Fifties And Early Sixties Teen-Country
Classics (Sweden) 741CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Rob Karman, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Mike Smyth, Joe Wajgel


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