HERMITAGE, TN – Legendary Country Music Star Charlie Daniels died Monday after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke at the age of 83.
Daniels was known for leading the Charlie Daniels Band on the Fiddle and producing smash hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" which can been seen played live in the video above.
Charlie Daniels was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Musicians Hall of Fame, and the Grand Ole Opry.
Daniels was a Grammy winner who also was in many different forms of entertainment such as the movie Urban Cowboy, the video game Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, and even a Geico TV commercial.
Daniels also used his fame to champion and help the military, underprivileged children and others in need, according to his publicist. In 2014, he and his manager founded The Journey Home Project, to help U.S. Armed Forces veterans.
The Charlie Daniels Band last came to San Angelo on October 15, 2015 for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center Dinner Show.
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