Pride, Charley

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Country music performer. Born March 18, 1938. Career most active 1960s-1980s. Full name: Charley Frank Pride. Country music's first modern African-American superstar. Rose to fame as an RCA recording artist in the late 1960s. Hit recordings include "Is Anybody Goin' to San Antone," and "Kiss An Angel Good Morning." Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.

From the description of Oral history interview with Charley Pride; 1997; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1997. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841106

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referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection fan club newsletters, 1952-1998. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection artist name files, 1940-2005 (artists L-P). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Earle, Eugene. Eugene Earle collection, 1939-1980s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Fisk University. Institute for Research in Black American Music. Fisk University Institute for Research in Black American Music collection, 1920-1985. Lincoln Memorial University Library, Carnegie-Vincent Library
referencedIn Pride, Charley;. Oral history interview with Charley Pride; 1997; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Pride, Charley;. Oral history interview with Charley Pride; 1997; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
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