Ellis "Big Son" Tillis

Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica

Date of Birth: August 21, 1915    Harrison County, TX

Date of Death: November 12, 1989    Marshall, TX

Place of Burial:  Macedonia Cemetery

                         Macedonia Road and CR 1997

                         Marshall, TX  75670

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  

Big Son Tillis (w/Lillian Tillis and D.C. Bender), When I Get In This House Woman


Rocks Is My Pillow / Zetela Blues, Elko (821)

Down Home Blues Classics Texas 1946-1954, Boulevard Vintage (BVBCD 1012Z)

Mr. Fulbright's BluesP-Vine Special (PLP-2-704)

Elko Blues, Volume 2, Wolf Records (129.615 CD)


Leadbitter, Michael (Ed.). Nothin’ But the Blues. London: Hanover Books Ltd., 1971.

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