DEF: Mel Tillis “Southern Rains” by Ray Schuck · Published February 21, 2021 · Updated February 20, 2021 Mel Tillis hit number one on Billboard‘s Hot Country Singles chart six times. Exactly 40 years ago, the last of those six hits, “Southern Rains,” rose to the top of the chart for a one-week reign. How do you rate this post? Click on a star to rate it! Submit Rating Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0 No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.