Charley Satisfaction, the primary Black member of the Nation Music Corridor of Fame, has died of issues of the novel coronavirus. He was 86.
The singer handed away on Saturday, Dec. 12. His spokesperson introduced the information in an announcement. He didn’t specify the place Charley contracted the virus.
“Charley Satisfaction, whose wealthy baritone voice and impeccable song-sense altered American tradition, died Saturday, December 12, 2020, in Dallas, Texas of issues from Covid-19 at age 86,” the spokesperson’s assertion stated.
Fatefully, Charley died only a month after giving his ultimate onstage efficiency. He sang “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'” with Jimmie Allen on the 2020 CMA Awards at Nashville’s Music Metropolis Heart, the place he additionally received the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award.
Additionally identified for songs resembling “Is Anyone Goin’ to San Antone” and “Mountain of Love,” Charley gained the Nation Music Affiliation’s Entertainer of the Yr award in 1971 and the group’s male vocalist prize in 1971 and 1972. By the top of the ’70s, Charley gained three Grammy Awards. In 1993, he grew to become the second African-American member of the Grand Ole Opry. In 2000, he was inducted into the Nation Music Corridor of Fame and in 2017, he acquired a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
In 2004, Charley suffered a serious well being scare. He underwent mind surgical procedure to take away a subdural hematoma, or blood clot.