Charley Pride is one of the most well known country singers of all time. At the peak of his career in the early to mid-1970s, he even became the best-selling performer for RCA Records since Elvis Presley. Quite the feat.
The Country Music Hall of Fame inductee has had countless hits over the years since his very first single, “The Snakes Crawl at Night,” and though he is now in his 80s he continues to release music. Here are 9 things you might have not known about the country music legend.