The legendary, Charlie Daniels was born in North Carolina in 1936. During his 60+ year career, he has scored hits on rock, country, pop, and Christian charts. A skilled musician on guitar, fiddle and mandolin, Daniels formed a rock ‘n’ roll band early in his career and is known for his contributions to country and southern rock music.
The Charlie Daniels Band is best known for their No. 1 country hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” which became a platinum single, topped both country and pop charts, won a Grammy Award, earned three CMA trophies, became a cornerstone of the “Urban Cowboy” movie soundtrack and propelled the CDB “Million Mile Reflections” album to triple-platinum sales levels.
Daniels is a supporter of our military and has made several trips to perform for our troops. He is chairman of the board for The Journey Home Project, a not-for-profit organization, that assists in securing funds to help causes that benefit veterans of the United States Armed Forces.