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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
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RAMBLIN' RHODES COLUMN SUBJECTS CHRONOLOGY: THE 1980s

...Cochran; 17, Don Williams; 24, Charley Pride. MAR: 2, Razzy Bailey; 9 and...4, Barbara Mandrell; 11, Charley Pride; 18, Monty Wilson; 25, Round-Up...Mandrell; 25, Amy Grant. SEP: 1, Charley Pride; 8, Lamar Morris; 15, Kitty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/don-rhodes/2010-10-27/ramblin-rho
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
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
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Ramblin' Rhodes: Country music saw some big changes in 2000

...last year. BIG HONORS: Monticello, Ga., native Trisha Yearwood was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Charley Pride and the late Faron Young were inducted into the Country Music Association's Hall of Fame. Tignall, Ga., native...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/05/app_304606.shtml
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Cowboy Troy brings 'hick-hop' to audiences

...34, is a double anomaly in country music: not only is he black (try naming another black country artists besides Charley Pride), he's also a rapper. His major-label debut, "Loco Motive," features fiddle and banjo, but it fits more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/27/mus_454341.shtml
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Ramblin' Rhodes: 'T-R-O-U-B-L-E' started with him

...either wrote or co-wrote such hits as Comin' On Strong (Brenda Lee), That's the Only Way Life's Good to Me (Charley Pride), Cry Like a Baby (Ronnie Dove), Afraid I Want to Love Her One More Time (Billy "Crash" Craddock), Put a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2011-08-03/ramblin-rhodes-t-r-o-u-b-l-e-s
Country connections

...Tritt and Dan Seals. Miss Johnson grew up on Don Williams, Jim Reeves and Johnny Cash. Her first concert was seeing Charley Pride. "I definitely identified with the country music I heard growing up," Miss Johnson said. "I felt like I was one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/08/app_357198.shtml
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Ray Charles gave country music his own touch

...with Hank Williams Jr. And yet he told me in 1973 in a room at the old Holiday Inn on Gordon Highway, "I'm not a Charley Pride, and I'm not a country singer. I just like to take country songs and sing them my way." He came by country music...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/01/rho_420829.shtml
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Tootsie helped keep struggling performers alive

...of Tootsie's to have a drink or two between appearances. Tootsie drinkers included Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Charley Pride, Faron Young, Webb Pierce, Waylon Jennings and a ton of struggling songwriters trying to pitch the stars some new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/29/rho_122091.shtml
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