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We Remember Mel McDaniel

Mel McDaniel passed away yesterday at the age of 68. Mel was not a Superstar, but came out with two songs that everyone remembers. I’ll never forget playing his top ten hit “Louisiana Saturday Night” here on WIL back in 1981. Three years later in 1984 he had a number one monster hit with “Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On.” Mel McDaniel helped make the 1980s a special decade in country music, and he will be missed.

Paul