Charley Pride Tickets
All country music fans are now in for a treat as your favorite musician is getting ready to rock your town! Born on the 18th of March, 1938 in Sledge, Mississippi, Charley Frank Pride is one of the most successful American country singers . Over the course of his career, he has spawned twenty nine number one hits on the country charts. He has a wide fan following all over the United States. If you want to enjoy his latest concerts live, then make sure to grab your Charley Pride tickets today!
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Charley Pride grew up in a typical Southern family with many children. During early youth, he worked as a cotton picker. When he was fourteen years old, he bought a guitar from his own money. Unlike his ethnic environment, he did not feel attracted to blues or gospel music, but for country music instead. However, his main interest was the sport baseball. He played for the Detroit Eagles and the Memphis Red Sox, but it was not enough for a professional career. Pride spent two years in the army, got married, and earned his living as a laborer.
In the year, 1963 Pride finally got his chance in the music industry. He managed to get an audition for established country artists Red Sovine and Red Foley. The two were reasonably impressed with him. At first, tt was not easy for him to get a foothold in the local country music scene. With the support of producer Jack Clement, he created a demo tape. This tape eventually landed into the hands of Chet Atkins, the boss of the RCA plate division. Atkins loved the music and immediately took Pride under contract.
In the year 1966, the first single of Charley Pride was produced. It was titled The Snake Crawls at Night. The record company waived the usual promotion. They were not sure how the radio stations would react to a black country singer. In the same year, he made a breakthrough with Just Between You and Me. A year later he joined the Grand Ole Opry. There followed a long series of number-one hits, including songs like Kiss an Angel Good Mornin ', Please Help Me I'm Falling, Is Anybody Going to San Antone? And many more as well.
Charley Pride o ften found his songs placed in the pop charts. His success continued until the 1980s. He then faced some decline in sales and problems with the record company. However, he managed to build on his success again and released countless more hit albums. The black singer has had twenty nine number-one hits and is known to be one of the most commercially successful country music artists of all time. Charley Pride leads a scandal free life and has three children. In the year 2000, he received the highest honor in country music when he was added into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
A hit song in Germany was produced in the year 1977 which features his name along with big names such as Hank Snow and Dave Dudley. The lyrics of the song include the line, "I should like to hear something like Dave Dudley, Hank Snow, and Charley Pride." Some of the most popular albums of this marvelous country singer include hits such as The Best of Charley Pride, The Sensational Charley Pride, Songs of Pride- Charley That Is, Pride of Country Music and various more as well.
Now this exciting musician is all set to blow you away at his latest performances. Do not miss these shows if you are a fan of country music. Cheap Charley Pride tickets are selling out fast so do not wait and get yours right away!
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