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Country music and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels passed away this morning at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. The cause of death was determined to be hemorrhagic stroke. Daniels was 83 years old. Funeral arrangements will be announced in the coming days.
Charlie Daniels’ multi-platinum career has earned him CMA award-winning hits and Dove awards for his gospel albums. He’s been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Musicians Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry. Known for southern rock anthems that reflected his sense of patriotism, Daniels was an outspoken advocate for our military. Frequently sharing his time and talents with various charities, Daniels’, along with his manager, David Corlew, founded, The Journey Home Project in 2014, an organization which helps veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
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