Ray Price

Country Music Artist Ray Price

Ray Price is an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. His wide-ranging baritone has often been praised as among the best male voices of country music. His more well-known recordings include "Release Me", "Crazy Arms", "Heartaches by the Number", "City Lights", "My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You", "For the Good Times", "Night Life", "I Won't Mention It Again", "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me", and "Danny Boy".
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Amazon Names NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke to Head Amazon Studios
Wall Street Journal - 13 days
Amazon.com Inc. has tapped NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke as head of Amazon Studios, its movie and television unit, succeeding Roy Price, who resigned amid public allegations that he engaged in sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior toward a producer.
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U.K. Reverend Sparks Outrage After Telling Christians to Pray for Prince George, 4, to be Gay
Yahoo News - 3 months
Prince George, as future King of England, will one day also be head of the Church of England
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Gay Pride Movement Faces Growing Pains as It Matures
Wall Street Journal - 8 months
Gay pride events across the country have become the stage for a battle over what the gay-rights movement’s priorities should be.
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Gay Pride Parades around the world
CBS News - 8 months
LGBTQ activists and advocates in countries across the globe joined to celebrate diversity and free expression as part of Pride Week
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Letters: Let’s Remember Why Gay Pride Still Matters
NYTimes - 8 months
Readers tell their personal stories.
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Pride 2017: Gay Pride’s Choice: March in Protest or Dance Worries Away
NYTimes - 8 months
Organizers who have spent months planning celebrations are at odds with those who think the political situation demands a recasting of priorities.
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Officer’s Journey to Gay Pride Honoree Marks a Town’s Progress
New York Times - 8 months
Matt Stanislao complained of homophobic remarks from fellow officers in Glen Rock, N.J., and was fired. He’s back on the job, but little else is the same.
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White House Facebook Page Snubs Gay Prime Minister's Husband, Fixes It After Backlash
The Huffington Post - 9 months
People are slamming the White House after a photo was posted to its Facebook on Saturday with one glaring omission. The photo, posted to an album titled “President Trump’s Trip Abroad,” featured the spouses of NATO leaders gathering before dinner at the Royal Castle of Laeken in Brussels.  More...
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Police to have presence at Pride Parade, but not in uniform - Winnipeg Sun
Google News - 9 months
Winnipeg Sun Police to have presence at Pride Parade, but not in uniform Winnipeg Sun Pride Parade Participants march during the Gay Pride parade in Winnipeg, Man. Sunday June 5, 2016. (Brian Donogh/Winnipeg Sun/Postmedia Network). Article. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Winnipeg police will ... City council's craven cave-in to PrideToronto Sun Police welcome in Pride Winnipeg parade, asked not to wear uniformsCBC.ca Council Spends The Day Debating Whether or Not To Continue Funding Pride Toronto. AgainTorontoist Toronto Star -CP24 Toronto's Breaking News -The Globe and Mail -CTV News all 29 news articles »
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WATCH: Teen Surprised with US Citizenship on Christmas Day
abc News - about 1 year
Prince Ogidikpe, 19, is used to getting gag gifts from his mother. But this year, inside his gag gift was a letter saying that he's now an American citizen. The video of Ogidikpe opening his gift has gone viral.
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Conservative Serbia becomes unlikely sex change centre
Yahoo News - about 1 year
In a country where Gay Pride parades require massive security and almost half the citizens think homosexuality is a disease, Serbia is drawing patients from around the world seeking sex change operations to become men. Offering experts in the field for a fraction of the cost in western Europe and America, Belgrade has become a surprising centre for the complex gender reassignment surgery. In the end the 38-year-old anaesthetist chose the Belgrade Centre for Genital Reconstructive Surgery, led by Miroslav Djordjevic, a professor of urology and surgery in the Serbian capital.
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Five things you don't know about Americana music icon Jim Lauderdale
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Jim Lauderdale broke out in 2016. An overnight success? Hardly. It's taken nearly three decades and about as many albums to receive the recognition that the Americana icon cleary deserves. He performed at the International Bluegrass Music Association's annual gathering in Raleigh, North Carolina, the same day his 29th album, "This Changes Everything," was released. The album, which was largely recorded during a single day in Austin while on a break from his summertime tour, presents Lauderdale's unique version of the traditional Texas dancehall sound. It's filled with shuffles, rave-ups, plenty of sharp songwriting and appearances by a handful of genuine Texas legends, including producer and pedal steel player Tommy Detamore, drummer Tom Lewis (Heybale, Whitney Rose), pianist Floyd Domino (an original member of Asleep at the Wheel), Bobby Flores (Ray Price's longtime fiddle player), Kevin Smith (bass player for Willie Nelson), Chris Masterson (one-half of the Mastersons, as ...
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D.C. Gay Pride-goers: "You can't scare us"
Reuters.com - over 1 year
Participants in the D.C. Capital Pride parade say they won't be deterred by the acts of a gunman who killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Los Angeles mayor says heavily armed man arrested; told police he was going to Gay Pride Parade
Yahoo News - over 1 year
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles mayor says heavily armed man arrested; told police he was going to Gay Pride Parade .
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Watch: ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Gay Pride Marches Highlight AIDS Awareness in 1983
ABC News - over 1 year
June 26, 1983: Gay Pride marches across the U.S. highlight AIDS awareness.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ray Price
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2013
    Age 87
    On December 2, 2013, Price entered a Tyler, Texas, hospital in the final stages of pancreatic cancer, according to his son, then left on December 12 for home hospice care.
    Although in February 2013 the cancer appeared to be in remission, Price was hospitalized in May 2013 with severe dehydration.
    I don't know why I got it – I ain't old!" Price retained a positive outlook and hoped to play as many as a hundred concert dates in 2013.
  • 2012
    Age 86
    On November 6, 2012, Ray Price confirmed that he was fighting pancreatic cancer.
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  • 2009
    Age 83
    In 2009, Price made two performances for the Fox News show Huckabee.
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  • 2008
    Age 82
    According to Price in a 2008 interview, old friend Willie Nelson—no stranger to marijuana arrests—phoned and told him he'd just earned $5 million in free publicity with the drug bust.
  • 1999
    Age 73
    Ray Price briefly made national news again in 1999 when he was arrested for possession of marijuana.
  • 1996
    Age 70
    He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996.
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  • 1989
    Age 63
    Price continued to have songs on the country music chart through 1989.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1982
    Age 56
    His final top ten hit was "Diamonds In The Stars" in early 1982.
  • FORTIES
  • 1970
    Age 44
    Price married second wife Janie on June 11, 1970, and they remained together until his death.
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  • 1967
    Age 41
    Examples include his 1967 rendition of "Danny Boy", and "For the Good Times" in 1970 which was Price's first country music chart No. 1 hit since "The Same Old Me" in 1959.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1958
    Age 32
    Miller wrote one of Ray Price's classics in 1958, "Invitation to the Blues", and sang harmony on the recording.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1953
    Age 27
    In 1953, Price formed his band, the Cherokee Cowboys.
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  • 1949
    Age 23
    He joined the Big D Jamboree on Dallas radio station KRLD-AM in 1949, and when the show was picked up for broadcast on the CBS radio network soon afterward Price had his first taste of national exposure.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1944
    Age 18
    Price was drafted in 1944 and served in the United States Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1926
    Age 0
    Born on January 12, 1926.
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