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Mel Tillis making progress following setback after heart surgery

 
Mel Tillis making progress following setback after heart surgery
Posted May 5th, 2014 @ 11:19am

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Mel Tillis says he's "on the road to recovery now."  But the legendary singer tells Country Weekly things haven't progressed as planned. 

Tillis underwent quadruple bypass surgery back in March.  He admits he was still pretty weak after leaving the hospital, and consequently he injured himself in a fall at his Nashville home that landed him back in the hospital for a few more days. 

Mel says he's doing better now, and is staying at his ranch in Ocala, Florida to complete his recuperation.  The singer adds that he's been moved by the outpouring of support he's received from fans across the globe. 

Tillis says he's eager to return to the road so he can thank everybody in person for all their prayers and well-wishes. 

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