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Ramblin' Rhodes: Milsap's true love helped him develop music career

...Milsap started playing at the Whiskey A-Go-Go nightclub. That would change his life through a chance meeting with Charley Pride's manager, Jack D. Johnson, who was in his audience one night.Johnson told Milsap that he was looking for someone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-02-12/ramblin-rhodes-milsap
Lady Antebellum wins 2 CMAs

...since Shane Twain did in 1999.Darius Rucker became the first black singer to win new artist of the year , joining Charley Pride as the only black performer to win a major individual award from the CMA .Mr. Rucker, whose first country album...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/latest/lat_703247.shtml
Charley Pride still humble after 45 years

...of country music," superstar Charley Pride, spotted Mississippi resident...shaking hand and said, "I'm Charley Pride, the singer."To which the...My philosophy has been to be Charley Pride, the American, first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-03-02/charley-pride-still-h
Applause | Ramblin' Rhodes | Things to Do | Ramblin' Rhodes
Rucker brings country to Rock Fore! Dough

...association, following in the footsteps of country artist Charley Pride."The funny thing is when I started this, I didn't...because I guess I didn't think I'd be a success. Charley Pride is a legend. He's an absolute legend."Anytime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-03-30/rucker-brings-country
Applause | Music | Things to Do
Winds of March leave mark on country music

...Mickey Gilley, 72, March 9; Ralph Emery, 75, March 10; Jan Howard, 76, March 13; Carl Smith, 81, March 15; Charley Pride, 70, March 18; Jerry Reed, 71, March 20; and Reba McEntire, 53, March 28. Don Rhodes has written about country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/06/rho_189870.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes
There's no telling what type of songs will be in country singer's repertoire

...the attention of country music star Janie Fricke, who was being booked for shows by Dallas-based country singer Charley Pride. She introduced him to Mr. Pride, and that led to Mr. McCoy's opening shows for the entertainer, who is slated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/18/rho_147938.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes
Singer Pride to be subject of biopic

...country music singer. Now, it looks as though the next country celebrity to gain big-screen immortality will be Charley Pride, the first and only major black country music star. Other black country music entertainers have achieved success...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/02/rho_102794.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes
Sonic spotlight

...Playing with James Brown: "I think he's just the greatest." CELEBRITY ENCOUNTERS: Has played with George Jones, Charley Pride, Loretta Lynn, Connie Smith, Ray Price and Kris Kristofferson BEST GIG: "One of the best gigs I've had around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/19/mus_47452.shtml
Music
Country acts get used to winning top award

...first country album to receive a nomination for Album of the Year was recorded by a black artist, but it wasn't Charley Pride. That was Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, by Ray Charles in 1963. Many country albums have since received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/entertainment/2010-02-03/country-acts-get-used-winn
entertainment | Life | Ramblin Rhodes
The general loves his country

...CB song Convoy, with the mostly military crowd going wild. As if that wasn't enough, the general launched into Charley Pride's Is Anybody Going to San Antone? with Jo Dee's band following him. With the crowd still screaming, Gen. Franks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/27/rho_379703.shtml
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