Country music legend Charlie Daniels dies of stroke at age 83

AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File

FILE - Charlie Daniels, center, joins members of the Charlie Daniels Band with their Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 1980, as best country vocal performance by a group for their hit "The Devil Went Down To Georgia." Daniels has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday, July 6, 2020, due to a hemorrhagic stroke.

HEMITAGE, Tenn. -- Country music legend Charlie Daniels has died, according to a statement by his publicist and multiple media reports.

Daniels died Monday at the age of 83 at a hospital in Hermitage, Tenn., after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke.

Daniels is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry. His best-known song is "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."

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