Mel Tillis, Ray Price Set to Fill Merle Haggard’s Boots
Merle Haggard fans will have a special treat on September 16, thanks to a few of The Hag's famous friends.
Mel Tillis and Ray Price have decided to pitch in and play a concert September 16 in Cape Girardeau, Mo., after Merle had to cancel due to an unexpected respiratory ailment...
ACM Honors Will Celebrate Keith Urban, Mel Tillis + More
The 4th Annual ACM Honors ceremony, set for September 20 in Nashville, promises a night filled with beautiful music and tributes to some of country music's biggest legends.
Those being honored this year include Keith Urban, Mel Tillis, Grammy-award winning songwriter Don Schlitz ('The Gambl…
New Country Music Releases — September 2010
The Boot keeps readers up-to-date with the very latest in new music that we think you'll enjoy.

Sept. 7
The SteelDrivers, 'Reckless'
Various Artists, 'Califia: The Songs of Lee Hazlewood'

Sept. 14
Jamey Johnson, 'The Guitar Song'
James Otto, 'Shake What God Gave You'
Joey + Rory, 'Album #2'
Justin Townes Ea…
Mel Tillis to Release Comedy Album
Mel Tills won the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year award in 1976, the same year he also won Comedian of the Year from Music City News. In fact, he won six of those fan-voted awards throughout the 70s for his humor. Obviously, Mel did a lot more than just stand and sing during…
Pam Tillis’ Tour Draws Flirty Young Fans
Pam Tillis' current concerts with Lorrie Morgan are giving her a chance to unveil a few new songs she's recently written -- and meet a few new fans, too. Taking a page from the book of her father Mel Tillis, Pam consistently schedules meet-and-greets and autograph sessions with fans...
Mel Tillis Goes Up in Smoke
Mel Tillis was named CMA Entertainer of the Year in 1976, the same year he experienced one of his favorite -- and funniest -- moments on stage. The Country Music Hall of Fame member recalls the show, which was co-hosted by Johnny Cash and Roy Clark, and the moment when his name was called to accept …
Minnie Pearl Gave Mel Tillis the Courage to Talk
Country Hall of Fame member Mel Tillis has had success as a songwriter penning songs for the likes of Webb Pierce ('I'm Tired') and Kenny Rogers & the First Edition ('Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town'). As an artist, he had plenty of his own hits, including &a…