Charlie Daniels Has Passed Away At The Age Of 83
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Country music just lost one of its finest artists.
Charlie Daniels, the singer, songwriter, and musician behind iconic songs such as “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” and “Long Haired Country Boy,” has died. He was 83 years old.
Daniels’ death was confirmed in a press release. According to the press release, “Doctors determined the cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke.”
“Country music and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels has passed,” read the statement. “The Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member died this morning [July 6] at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee.”
Daniels was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016. He was surprised by the news of his being nominated for induction, and made it crystal clear how honored he was to be a CMHOF member.
The press release about Daniels’ death states details concerning his funeral “will be announced in the coming days.”
Our hearts go out to Daniels’ wife of 55 years, Hazel, his son, Charlie Jr., and his other family members and friends. He will be so dearly missed.
Please remember Daniels by watching one of his performances below.