Charley Pride’s List of Firsts Includes First Country Star to Perform at the Super Bowl

“It’s one of those great, exciting, fun moments,” Black recalls. “It didn’t seem out of place to me. It seemed like country music belonged there. I’d say in general that they don’t have enough country music. They have a lot of rock and pop, but not nearly enough country music to reflect the sports fanbase.”

Pride’s many accolades include a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a spot in the Country Music Hall of Fame and 36 No. 1 songs on the country charts, including “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’.”

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