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Mel Tillis Hitsides ! 1970-1980 (CD)

Hitsides ! 1970-1980 (CD)
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Mel Tillis: Hitsides ! 1970-1980 (CD)

(2006/RAVEN) 25 tracks KAPP/MGM/MCA/ELEKTRA with 8 page booklet - Essential!


Mel Tillis - Hitsides ! 1970-1980 (CD) Medium 1
1: Heaven Everyday  
2: The Arms Of A Fool  
3: Heart Over Mind  
4: I Ain't Never  
5: Neon Rose  
6: Sawmill  
7: Midnight, Me And The Blues  
8: Stomp Them Grapes  
9: Memory Maker  
10: Woman In The Back Of My Mind  
11: Good Woman Blues  
12: Heart Healer  
13: I Got The Hoss  
14: What Did I Promise Her Last Night?  
15: I Believe In You  
16: Ain't No California  
17: Send Me Down To Tucson  
18: Charlie's Angel  
19: Coca Cola Cowboy  
20: Your Body Is An Outlaw  
21: Southern Rains  
22: Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town  
23: Mental Revenge  
24: Detroit City  
25: Burning Memories  


Artikeleigenschaften von Mel Tillis: Hitsides ! 1970-1980 (CD)

  • Interpret: Mel Tillis

  • Albumtitel: Hitsides ! 1970-1980 (CD)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Country

  • Title Hitsides ! 1970-1980 (CD)
  • Release date 2006
  • Label RAVEN

  • SubGenre Country - General

  • EAN: 0612657020524

  • weight in Kg 0.100

Artist description "Tillis, Mel"

Mel Tillis

Life Turned Her That Way

Mel Tillis

Life Turned Her That Way

(Harlan Howard)

recorded December 8, 1966 (14:00-17:00) RCA Victor Studio, 806 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee; Producer: Paul Cohen

with Mel Tillis: vocal; Roy M. 'Junior' Huskey,Jr: bass; other details unknown

Kapp K 804 - master K-10212


A Victorian morality fable. "That song fits my philosophy," said songwriter Harlan Howard. "In most relationships, if there's a bad person, it's usually the guy. If anybody's gonna cheat, normally it's the guy. If anyone loses their ego and has to go out and have an affair, it's the guy in most cases. That's just the way it is. Most of the heartaches in this world occur to women." Howard pitched the song to Little Jimmy Dickens, who recorded it on September 3, 1964. "Harlan said, 'I don't want no one else to do this 'cept you,'" Dickens told Eddie Stubbs. As the single before May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose, it sold very few copies. Tillis recorded it for Kapp in December 1966 as the follow-up to Stateside, and it followed Stateside into the charts, peaking at #11, even earning a release in England. After Tillis, many artists recorded it, including George Jones, Conway Twitty, Charley Pride, Ernest Tubb, Willie Nelson, Carl Smith, and soul legend James Carr. Perhaps the most memorable version was by Mack Vickery who recorded it for his notorious 'Live At The Alabama Women's Prison' LP. Tillis’s record stuck in the mind of producer Steve Buckingham. In 1987, Buckingham was producing Ricky Van Shelton's first LP and pitched Life Turned Her That Way to him. "Mel's version was a waltz," said Shelton, "Steve and I changed it to 4/4 time, and, after we changed it, we found out from Harlan that he wrote it in 4/4." In Ricky Van Shelton's hands, the song reached #1, nearly twenty-five years after Harlan Howard wrote it. (Mack Vickery's 'Live At The Alabama Women's Prison' album is available on Bear Family, BCD 16994).

- Colin Escott -

Various Country & Western Hit Parade 1967

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