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Charley Pride Honored by Baseball’s Texas Rangers

Charley Pride Honored by Baseball’s Texas Rangers

With a surprise in Surprise, Arizona, this weekend Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers honored the late Charley Pride with naming their spring training field after him. Before he was singing iconic hits like “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin’” and winning CMA Entertainer of the Year (1971), Charley was pitching for the Memphis Red Sox of…MORE

Austin City Limits Celebrates More than 40 Years of Country Music’s Best

Austin City Limits Celebrates More than 40 Years of Country Music’s Best

Austin City Limits has become a fan and country music artist favorite. The program, which launched in 1974, as attracted every country music act you can think of to its stage, and along the way has developed a strong and loyal fanbase. Over the years the Austin City Limits stage has be graced by country…MORE

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Charley Pride

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Charley Pride

Funeral arrangements for Charley Pride have been announced. According to a press release from Charley’s publicist, which you can read below, family and close friends will hold a private wake in Dallas this week, with future plans for a public celebration of life. “Charley Pride’s family and close friends will hold a private wake and…MORE

CMT to Honor Charley Pride in New TV Special on Dec. 16

CMT to Honor Charley Pride in New TV Special on Dec. 16

CMT will honor the late Charley Pride with a new TV special, CMT Remembers Charley Pride, on Dec. 16. The new special will featured three decades of interviews and commentary from Charley, concert footage, many of his greatest hits and appearances by Darius Rucker, Loretta Lynn, Merle Haggard, Tim McGraw, Shania Twain, wife Rozene and…MORE

Jimmie Allen Shares His Thoughts On the Passing of Charley Pride

Jimmie Allen Shares His Thoughts On the Passing of Charley Pride

Jimmie Allen like many around the world is deeply affected by the passing of Charley Pride this weekend, (Dec 12, 2020). 24 hours after the news broke of Charley’s death, Jimmie posted an 18 minute video to fully express his grief because what he wanted to say “couldn’t really (be) put into a caption on…MORE

Charley Pride Dead at 86

Charley Pride Dead at 86

Country Music Hall of Fame member Charley Pride, 86, died on December 12 in Dallas, Texas, due to complications from Covid-19, according to a press release from his publicist, Jeremy Westby. Charley, a three-time Grammy winner, is considered country music’s first African-American superstar. He signed to RCA Victor in 1967 and earned a string of…MORE

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