Charlie Daniels

American band
Nashville session champ who later built a popular career bridging rock and pure country, playing both with authority.
BornOctober 28, 1936
HometownWilmington, North Carolina, United States of America
Net worth$20 million
Height6'2" (1.88m)
SpouseHazel Juanita Alexander (m 1964 - 2020)
ChildrenCharlie Daniels, Jr.
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Top Stories

Charlie Daniels: Country fiddler behind ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’

  • Charlie Daniels was a one-time session musician who went on to bridge country and rock as a rowdy, fiddle-playing solo artist, rising to the top of the country charts with his fiery single “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”.He died on 6 July at a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 83. The cause was a stroke, according to a statement on his website. Daniels had been diagnosed with prostate cancer and was treated for a stroke in 2010.

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie Daniels
Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie Daniels
2018
The Charlie Daniels Band - Live At Billy Bob's Texas
The Charlie Daniels Band - Live At Billy Bob's Texas
2016

Albums

Christmas Classics
Christmas Classics
2019
Tennessee Fiddlin' Man
Tennessee Fiddlin' Man
2018
Christmas Collection
Christmas Collection
2016
Night Hawk
Night Hawk
2016
Live at Billy Bob's Texas
Live at Billy Bob's Texas
2015
Saratoga Showdown
Saratoga Showdown
2015
Live from Gilley's
Live from Gilley's
2015
Off the Grid: Doin' It Dylan
Off the Grid: Doin' It Dylan
2014
Epic Trilogy
Epic Trilogy
2013
Snapshot: The Charlie Daniels Band
Snapshot: The Charlie Daniels Band
2013
Hits of the South
Hits of the South
2013
Behold A Pale Horse
Behold A Pale Horse
2012
Live at Rockpalast [DVD]
Live at Rockpalast [DVD]
2012
Live at Rockpalast
Live at Rockpalast
2012
Essential Charlie Daniels Band
Essential Charlie Daniels Band
2010
Land That I Love
Land That I Love
2010
Live from Ohio
Live from Ohio
2010
Joy to the World: A Bluegrass Christmas
Joy to the World: A Bluegrass Christmas
2009
Epic Trilogy, Vol. 2
Epic Trilogy, Vol. 2
2008
Epic Trilogy
Epic Trilogy
2008
Deuces
Deuces
2007