My Bible tells me God gives us the desires of our hearts and tonight the promise has come trueDaniels inducted into Grand Ole Opry Jan 21, 2008
George was such a big, big part of the sound of that original Marshall Tucker BandMusician George McCorkle dead at 60 Jun 30, 2007
The song in question is not an angry song. It is a tribute to the people who lost their lives on 9-11Country Music News Jun 21, 2002
Charles Edward "Charlie" Daniels (born on October 28, 1936, in Leland, North Carolina) is an American musician known for his contributions to country and southern rock music. He is known primarily for his number one country hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia", and multiple other songs he has performed and written. Daniels has been active as a singer since the early 1950s. He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on January 24, 2008.
Daniels is a singer, guitarist, and fiddler, who began writing and performing in the 1950s. In 1964, Daniels co-wrote "It Hurts Me" (a song which Elvis Presley recorded) with Joy Byers. He worked as a Nashville session musician, often for producer Bob Johnston, including playing Electric bass on three Bob Dylan albums during 1969 and 1970, and recordings by Leonard Cohen. Daniels recorded his first solo album, Charlie Daniels, in 1971 (see 1971 in country music). He produced the 1969 album by The Youngbloods, Elephant Mountain and played the violin on "Darkness, Darkness".
His first hit, the novelty song "Uneasy Rider", was from his 1973 second album, Honey in the Rock, and reached #9 on the Billboard Hot 100.