Send Me Down to Tucson

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"Send Me Down to Tucson"
Single by Mel Tillis
from the album Are You Sincere
B-side "Charlie's Angel"
Released January 13, 1979
Genre Country
Length 3:35
Label MCA
Songwriter(s) Snuff Garrett, Cliff Crofford
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen, Mel Tillis
Mel Tillis singles chronology
"Ain't No California"
"Send Me Down to Tucson"
"Coca-Cola Cowboy"

"Send Me Down to Tucson" is a song recorded by American country music artist Mel Tillis. It was released in January 1979 as the first single from the album Are You Sincere. The song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] The song was written by Snuff Garrett and Cliff Crofford.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 4


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 347. 
  2. ^ "Mel Tillis – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Mel Tillis.