Country music legend Charlie Daniels, famous for his 1979 hit The Devil Went Down To Georgia, died on Monday, July 6, from hemorrhagic stroke. The legend was 83.
According to the reports and releases from his representatives, Charlie Daniels was at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tenn, when he died.
Daniels was one of the country’s most refined hitmakers in the period of the mid-1970s to early 80s. After all, he has the top 10 singles and no—one album on the Billboard. Daniels was born and brought up in North Carolina. The legend attained proficiency in guitar, fiddle, and banjo at a very early period of his life. As well as he found early success as a session musician and a writer.Img src: nbcnews.com
Representatives of Daniel expressed their grief. They mentioned, “Few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. An outspoken patriot, beloved mentor. And a true road warrior. Daniels parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career. And a platform to support the military, underprivileged children, and others in need.”
In addition to his interest in the music, Daniels was also a significant advocate for numerous events that were near to his heart. He was into supporting the U.S. military with The Journey Home Project. Daniels founded it in 2014. He, along with his manager, David, worked together to help veterans.Img src: nprillinois.com
Also, the legend was involved with the Jason Foundation, which is a non-profit foundation. It was started by a father who lost his son in a suicide. Further looking at the data, Daniel said he could help veterans. Moreover, there is a need to educate people about the unknown tragedy that we can face at any time. And he mentioned how close we can be to it.
Daniels was living with his wife Hazel, and son, Charlie Daniels Jr.