Music Legend Charley Pride No More
Washington: Charley Pride, the country music legend who amassed more than 50 top-10 hits between 1967 and 1987, and won several Grammy Awards, has died. He was 86.
According to Fox News, the cause was complications from COVID-19, his publicist said in a statement.
Pride who is considered country music’s first Black superstar– his biggest songs included ‘Kiss an Angel Good Morning’,’ and ‘Mountain of Love,’ and 29 of his 52 top-10 hits rose to No. 1. The music legend won multiple Country Music Awards. And in 1993, he was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, although he maintained that he’d had an open invitation there since his first performance in 1967.