Country music star Charlie Daniels has passed away aged 83

music news 07/07/2020

Country music legend Charlie Daniels sadly passed away on Monday, aged 83.

The star was best known for his song "The Devil Went Down to Georgia,"

His publicist confirmed that he died of a stroke in Hermitage, Tennessee. He was an inductee of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Daniels was born in North Carolina but soon moved to Nashville, where he always felt his most at home. 

He collaborated with some of the best, such as Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Ringo Starr.

Charlie was performing only last month with a quarantine version of "Geechi Geechi Ya Ya Blues," a song off his latest album.