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Mel Tillis Dead - Country Star Passes Away at 85

Mel Tillis Dead - Country Star Passes Away at 85

Country music star Mel Tillis has tragically passed away at the age of 85.

Rolling Stone reports that he passed away on Sunday (November 19) after a lengthy illness at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. The cause of death is suspected respiratory failure.

Mel enjoyed decades of success, having released over 60 albums and dozens of top ten singles over the years. He was also inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Our thoughts are with Mel‘s loved ones during this time.

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