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.
It's all for the kids
It's so nice to give back.
When they asked me, I didn't hesitate. I don't get a chance to do many things that aren't so scheduled.
One thing I've noticed about him is he doesn't get into the social-political discussion of race. I steer clear of it myself. If I put out good music, it doesn't matter what I look like.
Charley Pride was a regular feature at the New Mexico State Fair from 1971-75; they raised money and it was good for the cancer society.
I think they do that not just with the election, but in general.
It's a way to showcase themselves and get involved in the community.
Fans are what make a performer and I've always taken them seriously.
I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially. People thought I was a little strange.
What qualifies me to tell people how to act or what to think? I'm Charley Pride, country singer. Period.
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.
Too many religious organizations are in the business of enforcing beliefs.
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.
Any entertainer who tells you that the adoration of fans is not a heady experience probably never had the experience.