Mel Tillis Invited to Join Opry

Country music legend Mel Tillis was invited to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry, Saturday night, May 12.

After Mel performed two songs on the Opry stage, Bill Anderson walked up to him and asked, “How would you like to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry? We’d love to have you.” Mel, obviously moved, replied, “This is another part of a dream yet to be fulfilled. The Opry’s always been on my mind.” Mel was soon joined onstage by his daughter Pam, an Opry member since 2000, and his son Mel, Jr. Pam will formally induct her dad at the June 9 Grand Ole Opry show.

Comments

More News

Builds her first line around family and loved ones.
“We spent a lot of years doing that,” says Zach.
The scruffy Nashville homeboys reveal some things we needed to know.
Kacey dazzles onstage with her patriotic picnic ensemble.
The 72-year-old is still finding time to serve as an ambassador for a cause close to his heart, Helping a Hero.
Scotty steps up to the plate as we celebrate America's Pastime.