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Charley Pride: Country Pride

Gene Guerrero, The Great Speckled Bird, 17 March 1969

IT WAS COUNTRY Music Week in Nashville, Tennessee, during the fall of 1966. Several of us from the Southern Student Organizing Committee were in town and slipped into the Grand Ole Opry for the last few minutes of the show. Then we went around the corner and across the street to Ernest Tubb's Record Store, where every Saturday night after the Opry a live show is broadcast over Clear Channel 650-WSM.

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