Charley Pride. In Person

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RCA Vctor Records released "In Person" by Charley Pride in 1969. On this fine album are: An Intro by Bo Powell, The Last Thing On My Mind, Just Between You and Me, I Know One, Dialogue, Lovesick Blues, The Image Of Me, Kaw-Liga, Shutters and Boards, Six Days On The Road, Streets Of Baltimore, Got Leavin' On Her Mind, Crystal Chandeliers and Cotton Fields.

The success of "Just Between You and Me" was enormous. Pride was nominated for a Grammy Award for the song the next year.

In 1967, he became the first black performer to appear at the Grand Ole Opry since harmonica player DeFord Bailey, who was a regular cast member of the Opry from 1925 through 1941, and made a final appearance in 1974. Pride also appeared in 1967 on The Lawrence Welk Show. In 1975, he was one of the stars of Bob Hope's Stars and Stripes show emceed by John Davidson and filmed in front of a live audience in Oklahoma City to celebrate the United States Bicentennial.

Between 1969 and 1971, Pride had eight singles that simultaneously reached number one on the US Country Hit Parade and also charted on the Billboard Hot 100: All I Have To Offer You (Is Me), I'm So Afraid Of Losing You Again, I Can't Believe That You've Stopped Loving Me, I'd Rather Love You, Is Anybody Goin' To San Antone, Wonder Could I Live There Anymore, I'm Just Me and Kiss An Angel Good Mornin' The pop success of these songs reflected the country/pop crossover sound that was reaching country music in the 1960s and early 1970s.

This album is in good condition.