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Charley Pride

1934 - 2020

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Charley Frank Pride (March 18, 1934 – December 12, 2020) was an American singer, guitarist, and professional baseball player. His greatest musical success came in the early to mid-1970s, when he was the best-selling performer for RCA Records since Elvis Presley. During the peak years of his recording career (1966–1987), he had 52 top-10 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, 30 of which made it to number one. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charley Pride has received more than 4,402,726 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Charley Pride is the 2,043rd most popular singer (up from 2,067th in 2019), the 11,076th most popular biography from United States (up from 11,191st in 2019) and the 582nd most popular American Singer.

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  • 4.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Charley Pride ranks 2,043 out of 3,528Before him are Anita Ward, Sammi Cheng, Amy Grant, Frederik Ndoci, Dao Bandon, and Guy Mitchell. After him are M. Shadows, Elize Ryd, Nina Kraviz, Roy Clark, Hayley Williams, and Martika.

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Among people born in 1934, Charley Pride ranks 470Before him are Ed Flanders, Peter Ashdown, Carl Levin, Noel Harrison, Hans Mild, and James Flynn. After him are Al Freeman Jr., Buta Singh, Mahendra Kapoor, Peter McParland, N. Scott Momaday, and David Malouf. Among people deceased in 2020, Charley Pride ranks 648Before him are Charles Wuorinen, James Flynn, Norman I. Platnick, Ann Reinking, Stephen Tataw, and Rita Sargsyan. After him are Bob Kulick, Blagoja Georgievski, John Houghton, Doris de Agostini, Derek Fowlds, and Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charley Pride ranks 11,076 out of 18,182Before him are Constance Wu (1982), Guy Mitchell (1927), Walt Kelly (1913), Tamara E. Jernigan (1959), Tim Keller (1950), and Thora Birch (1982). After him are Irwin M. Jacobs (1933), William Wirt (1772), Jeff Gordon (1971), Robert P. Patterson (1891), Nate Robinson (1984), and Len Lesser (1922).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Charley Pride ranks 582Before him are Jimmie Davis (1899), Big L (1974), Ronnie Hawkins (1935), Anita Ward (1956), Amy Grant (1960), and Guy Mitchell (1927). After him are M. Shadows (1981), Roy Clark (1933), Hayley Williams (1988), Martika (1969), Lydia Lunch (1959), and The D.O.C. (1968).