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Country Music Legend Mel Tillis Dead at 85

(Radio.com) Country music legend Lonnie Melvin ("Mel") Tillis died on Sunday morning in Ocala, Florida, Entertainment Weekly reports. The music icon was 85 years old.

According to a statement made by his publicist, the musician battled intestinal issues and reportedly suffered respiratory failure. Tillis is survived by his partner Kathy DeMonaco and six kids

Known for iconic songs like "Coca-Cola Cowboy" and "I Ain't Never," Tillis is a Country Music Hall of Famer who was awarded "Entertainer of the Year" at the 1976 CMA Awards. Read more here.


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