Bill Phillips Dead At 74
August 24, 2010 at 9:24 AM (PT)
Country artist BILL PHILLIPS passed away YESTERDAY (8/23) at the age of 74. PHILLIPS’ music career started with the OLD SOUTHERN JAMBOREE on WMIL in MIAMI in 1955. He moved to NASHVILLE in 1957 and worked with JOHNNY WRIGHT and KITTY WELLS until the late 1970s. His biggest recording was entitled "Put It Off Until Tomorrow, which featured uncredited harmony vocals by the song's composer, a very young DOLLY PARTON. This was the first recording that DOLLY ever made.
Visitation is set for THURSDAY (8/26) from 5-8p (CT) at HERMITAGE FUNERAL HOME AND MEMORIAL GARDENS in OLD HICKORY, TN. Funeral services will be held there on FRIDAY (8/27) at 1p (CT).