Just in: Country king dies of Covidmain
Charley Pride, the first African-American country music star, has died of COVID-19 complications at 86.
Dolly Parton tweets:
I’m so heartbroken that one of my dearest and oldest friends, Charley Pride, has passed away. It’s even worse to know that he passed away from COVID-19. What a horrible, horrible virus. Charley, we will always love you. (1/2)
— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) December 12, 2020