55 Years Ago Today – Charley Pride Becomes First African American Solo Singer at Grand Old Opry

55 years ago today (1/7/66), Charley Pride became the first African American solo singer to perform at the Grand Old Opry in Nashville. Pride got the invite following the success of his hit “Just Between You and Me,” which makes it to #9 on the Country music chart. Watch Pride drop this old-time country classic live in 1967..

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