Charlie Pride is a living legend of the Country Music genre at age 82 now. He grew up and performed side by side with the legends who are no longer with us today such as Johnny Cash, and George Jones.
Another dear friend of his is Merle Haggard, who passed away just this last April. Being apart of one of the most legendary generations in Country and losing so many great friends would be unimaginably hard.
Pride had an interview with SunHerald in which he stated: “Merle was the first person to let me use his equipment — the first night he did was in Detroit in front of about 10,000 people. I was as nervous as a cat on a hot tin roof.”
Read the full article by clicking here.