Tommy Collins

 

 

Age: 69

 

Summary: country music singer and songwriter who was instrumental in helping to create the Bakersfield sound of the country music genre and enjoyed a string of hits during the mid-1950's including It Tickles and Watcha Gonna Do Now, who also wrote several songs for other artists including If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin'), which originally became a top 10 hit for Faron Young in 1954 and became a No. 1 hit by George Strait in 1988.

 

 

Cause of Death: Not released

 

Born: September 28, 1930

 

Died: March 14, 2000

 

Location: Ashland City, Tennessee