Pride Hospitalized in Dallas

Country Music Hall of Fame member Charley Pride was admitted to a Dallas area hospital Thursday night (May 6) for emergency surgery, according to his personal assistant, John Daines. A Nashville publicist said Friday (May 7) that Daines has declined to disclose the nature of the singer’s illness. Pride, 66, had to cancel several upcoming shows and has been told to expect a recovery period of four to six weeks.