No retirement for Golden Age pop and country singer Johnny Tillotson


1960s pop and country star Johnny Tillotson knows the value of timelessness and continues to put poetry in motion.

"You could change the whole song ... or change the title and I wouldn’t have cared,” said Johnny Tillotson. It’s not every day that someone gets a call from Elvis Presley, and the King of Rock n’ Roll apologises for altering the words to their song. But that’s just what happened to classic crooner Tillotson, who had his self-penned song, 1962’s It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin’ (a tune about his father’s terminal illness) covered by the inimitable legend.

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