“Memory Maker”, song written by Mel Tillis and Kent Westberry, was recorded by Mel Tillis And The Statesiders for the MGM label on April 26, 1972, at Monument Recording Studio, 114 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN, in The same session was also recorded, “Over the hill”. With the production by Jim Vienneau, the song was released in September 1974, on December 7, 1974, peaking at # 3 on the U.S Hot Country Songs charts, remaining on the charts for a total of 14 weeks. On the Canadian Country Singles charts, it also peaked at # 3.
The song was included on Mel’s twelfth studio album, I Ain’t Never (MGM 1972), the album was released in October 1972, on February 24, 1973, peaking at # 18 on the US Top charts Country Albums.
Kent Westberry, co-writer of the song, also recorded the song in 1976 for the Crackerbox label.