Items from Charley Pride’s life set for museum

Country music legend Charley Pride jokes around with a bat among other items he is donating to the Smithsonian during an interview at his recording studio in Dallas, Texas, Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. The Smithsonian has selected Pride to be part of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture opening in 2015 with Pride giving the museum items from his life. (AP Photo/LM Otero)Growing up the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi, Charley Pride developed a love of country music that propelled him into a legendary career as one of its biggest stars.


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