Country Music Legend Charlie Daniels Dead At 83

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Country music legend Charlie Daniels passed away Monday morning after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83.

Daniels was a  long time member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and a Grand Ole Opry member. His death was confirmed by his publicist Don Murry Grubbs, according to the Tennessean.com. (RELATED: Legendary Comic Don Rickles Died At Age 90)

The legendary singer passed away at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee, where doctors determined the cause of death, according to Fox News.

The music superstar is probably best known for his incredible 1979 hit, “Devil Went Down to Georgia.”  (RELATED: Hollywood Reacts To Death Of Legendary Actress Doris Day)

If you have never heard check it out! It is truly one of the greatest.


Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016, he earned nine gold, platinum, or multi-platinum albums during his career. His religious recordings also earned him several dove awards.