Country music legend Charley Pride dies at age 86
New York (Associated Press) – Charlie Pride, the first black country music star whose rich baritone helped such adorable “Kiss an Angel Good Morning” songs sell millions of recordings, has passed away and made him the country’s first black member of the Music Hall of Fame. . He was 86 years old.
On March 18, 1934, the singer was born the son of a Mississippi farmer who became the first black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Braid released dozens of albums and sold more than 25 million records during his career in the mid-1960s. Visits with “Kiss an Angel Good Morning” in 1971 included “Is Anybody Goin ‘to San Antone,” “Burgers and Fries,” “Mountain of Love,” and “Someone Loves You, Honey.”