Country music legend Charlie Daniels dies at 83

Country music legend Charlie Daniels dies at 83 By Tyler McCarthy for Fox News

TDC Note – As a native Nashvillian and coming of age when CBD was blowing up all over the place I have seen him perform live, literally, a dozen times or more.  The last time I saw preform was at the CMA Music Fest in 2016.

He will be missed.


Country Music legend Charlie Daniels, best known for his monster 1979 hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” died Monday of a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83.

According to a press release from his representatives, the acclaimed Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member died at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tenn., where doctors determined his cause of death.

Daniels accumulated a slew of accolades and awards during his long career in music, including his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Musicians Hall of Fame and becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry. He also won a Dove Award for gospel albums and a coveted Grammy Award for best country vocal performance by a duo or group.

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