Facts about Charley Pride

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Charley Pride is a famous Athlete from USA, he/she is still alive and was born March 18, 1938.

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He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Charley.

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Famous quotes by Charley Pride (30)


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"Fans are what make a performer and I've always taken them seriously"
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"Once your name becomes well known, politicians come courting"
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"I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries"
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"Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you"
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"A black man singing about a blond girl was potential trouble"
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"Until MTV, television had not been a huge influence on music. To compete with MTV, the country music moguls felt they had to appeal to the same young audience and do it the way MTV did"
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"For most entertainers, there is a single experience, one defining moment, when confidence replaces the self-doubt that most of us wrestle with"
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"The time I spent thinking about how I was better than somebody else or worrying about somebody else's attitude was time I could put to better use"
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"I learned to tune a guitar by ear. That method has served me pretty well"
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"What qualifies me to tell people how to act or what to think? I'm Charley Pride, country singer. Period"
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"Too many religious organizations are in the business of enforcing beliefs"
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"There is an intimacy about the Opry Theater that gives an entertainer a special charge"
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"Redd Foxx was the same gruff old codger you saw on television"
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"It isn't reasonable to expect that everyone in the world is a country music fan. Not yet, anyway"
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"I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially. People thought I was a little strange"
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"I don't care what the religion is called; as far as I'm concerned, one God, the God I adhere to, is in charge of all of them"
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"Even now, when I'm asked how I'm doing, I like to reply, 'Pretty good. I've got all my fingers and both eyes"
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"Chet Atkins... is probably the best guitar player who ever lived"
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"What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't"
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"The tastes of country music fans are not limited to the narrow range defined by consultants and programmers and record company moguls"
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"It used to be that if you had a pretty good record, you could stop by a station in Little Rock or Atlanta and let the DJ listen to it. No way something like that can happen now"
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"I've tried to help a lot of young artists get started"
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"I think there's enough room in country music for everybody"
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"Singing as a full-time job was not something I had given a lot of thought to and I had no clear notion of the money to be made in it"
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"In 20 years I had sold more records for RCA than any artist except Elvis Presley"
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"Any entertainer who tells you that the adoration of fans is not a heady experience probably never had the experience"
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"There are worse things than being thought a Republican"
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"Performing is an experience, for me, that is as humbling as it is energizing"
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"No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to sing one kind of music and blacks another - I sang what I liked in the only voice I had"
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"A fan will grab you and hug you and will not let go. When that happens, you wish it could be that way all over the world"


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