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Charley Pleasure Recalled Making a “Pathway” for Black Nation Singers One Month Earlier than His Demise – E! On-line

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Charley Pleasure, who died on Dec. 12 of coronavirus issues at age 86, recalled breaking limitations as some of the prolific Black nation artists backstage on the Country Music Awards on Nov. 11. 

The “Kiss the Angel Good Mornin'” singer, who was joined onstage by Jimmie Allen, spoke to E!’s Spencer Lubitz within the digital press room on the awards present about how he wasn’t the one groundbreaking Black artist on the time paving the way in which within the music style.

“Folks say, so how does it really feel to make a pathway for nation music Black singers? I stated, nicely, it is nice with me. However they have been saying it to me like that, however we had massive Al Downings, we had Stoney Edwards. A man got here, and he was a health care provider, he began after I first obtained out…what was his title?  Cleve Francis! I labored with him,” defined Pleasure. “So, I’ve been given credit score for breaking paths for the people who appear like one in every of us.” 

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