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Charlie Daniels, who sang ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia,’ died at age of 83


Best of a hit at classic rock stations in 1979, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Charlie Daniels who is a Country music scribe had given the hit. He got died at the age of 83. On Monday, in Hermitage, he got a hemorrhagic stroke at Tennessee and declared dead.

Grand Ole Opry alumnus as well as Country Music Hall of Fame inductee has been born in North Carolina but he felt for the home quickly in Nashville. When he went there, played with music titans Ringo Starr, Leonard Cohen, and Bob Dylan.

Charlie Daniels Band and his instrument fiddle had directed a new type of Southern rock. He said once in an interview though he is linked to country music but still he does not want to be associated with any kind of label with him.

In 2001, he said that he will give a break to his band.  After 40 years of his career in 2008, he had initiated Grand Ole Opry. Till 2016 he could get entry to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

On his Twitter page, he regularly but his beliefs on politics even the day before his death. In his music also he had patriotism and he deeply admires the US which he called the greatest country in the world in the music written by him.

He released in 1980 “In America” which is a response to the crisis of Iranian hostage.

It’s more than 30 years that due to his outspokenness in Nashville he needs to be out from Country Freedom Concert which was giving the honor to rescue workers of September 11.

The best of his song is “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” which is on charts for a week. The Journey Home Project was being co-founded by him in 2014 which is a source of connecting among veterans with that of nonprofits for their education, health care as well as career resources.

His last project of music is with Beau Weevils and performed for a “quarantine edition” for the song “Geechi Geechi Ya Ya Blues,” from that album last month.


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