Floyd Tillman

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Birthday
8, 1914
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Aug 22, 2003 (88)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1914
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Aug 22, 2003 (88)

About

Country singer who was a pioneer of the honky tonk style of music and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1984.

Before Fame

He was a telegraph operator for Western Union and played mandolin and guitar at local dances in the 1930s.

Trivia

His most popular song was "They Took the Stars Out of Heaven," released in 1944.

Family Life

His father was a sharecropper in the cotton mill town of Post, Texas.

Associated With

His final album, Influence, featured duets with many popular country artists, including Dolly Parton.

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