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Charley Pride, a country music Black superstar, dies at 86

December 17, 2020

Charley Pride, country music’s first Black superstar whose rich baritone on such hits as “Kiss an Angel Good Morning” helped sell millions of records and made him the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died. He was 86. Pride died Saturday, Decmeber 12, 2020 in Dallas of complications from COVID-19,… [Read More]