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Classic Rewind: Mel Tillis – ‘Stateside’

One response to “Classic Rewind: Mel Tillis – ‘Stateside’

  1. Ken April 25, 2014 at 9:43 pm

    Introduced by George Morgan, Mel performs his #17 single from 1966. Mel’s vocal is spot on here but the back-up singers go off-key in a few places. Ouch.
    “Stateside” was Mel’s second single for the Kapp label. His first Kapp single “Mental Revenge” failed to chart for Mel but the song became a #12 hit for Waylon Jennings in 1967. Mel re-recorded the song for the MGM label a decade later and took it to #15 in early 1976.

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