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Charley Pride

See how much you know about this African-American country singer.


 

Quiz ID:#103
Fun:*** (2.15)
Difficulty:** (1.98)
Category:People > Musicians
Created By:SunroseAus**!!!

 

 

 



#1   Charley was a baseball player for the Memphis Red Sox in the Negro American League.




#2   Charley Pride's father wanted to name him Charl Frank Pride, but his wife wanted to name him Charley Frank Pride instead.




#3   Where did Charley buy the guitar he used to teach himself?






#4   Charley signed a contract with which company?






#5   Charley joined the US Army and served 2 years.




#6   Charley's fans did not know that he was African-American for the first 3 releases of his songs.




#7   In 1971, Charley won Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year at the CMA.




#8   In 1972, he won the same 2 awards at CMA that he had won in 1971.




#9   Charley split his time between his music and his businesses in the mid 1980's. In which types of businesses was he active?







#10   Charley became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 1993.




#11   In which year did he receive the prestigious Academy of Country Music's Pioneer Award?







 

 


   



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