Pioneering Black country music legend dies of COVID-19 at 86

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Charley Pride, The son of sharecroppers in Mississippi, who became one of country music's biggest stars, has died from covert 19 Pride was the first black member of the Country Hall of Fame. He released some 60 album selling more than 25 million records throughout his career, and the grief and tributes are pouring in. Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell tweeting out his condolences to Charley Pride's family and friends. Russell telling everyone to please mask up, and fellow country music legend Dolly Parton says she's heartbroken to lose one of her oldest and dearest friends, tweeting quote, Charlie, We will always love you,

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