The Charlie Daniels Band is led by a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician who shares his name with the band. Charlie Daniels has been active in the southern rock and bluegrass music scene since 1950. The Charlie Daniels Band was created in 1970 with the band's first album releasing in 1971. The Charlie Daniels Band is credited with building a bridge between country music and rock and roll. The band is best known for the song, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia." Before creating the band, Daniels played guitar and electric bass on three Bob Dylan albums and fiddle for The Marshall Tucker Band.
Lifetime of Musical Accomplishments
With a career that spans half a century, Charlie Daniels and his band have played thousands of concerts and garnered many awards individually and as a band member. In 2008, Daniels was invited by Martina McBride to join the Grand Ole Opry. The outlaw musician was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum a year later. In 2016, Daniels was also inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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Who are members of The Charlie Daniels Band?
Members of The Charlie Daniels Band have changed over the years, but Daniels has always remained the front man. Original members of the bluegrass, southern rock band include Charlie Daniels, Barry Barnes, Mark Fitzgerald, Fred Edwards, Gary Allen and Taz DiGregorio. Members of the band that were added or removed after the creation of band include James Marshall, Pat McDonald, Bruce Brown, Charile Hayward, Chris Wormer, Jack Gavin, Don Murry and Ton Crain.
Will The Charlie Daniels Band tour in 2019?
Yes, Charlie Daniels is well into his 80s but still touring. Despite a battle with prostate cancer, having a pacemaker installed, breaking his arm in three places at his farm and suffering a stroke while snowmobiling, the country music singer has never stopped touring for very long. Even as a senior citizen, Daniels still plans to tour in 2019.
How many Grammy Awards has The Charlie Daniels Band won?
The band has had many top-charting hits but only ever won one Grammy Award. "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" earned the band its one and only Grammy. The band has been nominated for a Grammy Award six times. It's interesting that Daniels and crew won a prestigious award for this song because it was a bit different than the band's normal style. Although Daniels was extremely talented with instruments, his vocals were somewhat limited. However, he was suitable for talking-style outlaw country songs, which is exactly what "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" was made for.
Is The Charlie Daniels Band playing in a city near me?
True to his roots, The Charlie Daniels Band plays many tour dates in the south every year. In 2019, the outlaw country band has tour dates scheduled in Mount Pocono, Biloxi, Tucson, Las Vegas, St. Louis and Montgomery.
What artist are similar to The Charlie Daniels Band?
There is only one The Charlie Daniels Band, but there are several other country music artists that have a similar style to this band. Similar artists include Creedence Clearwater Revival, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Jr., The Nitty Gritty Band, David Allan Coe, The Marshall Tucker Band and The Allman Brothers Band. Music genres similar to The Charlie Daniels Band include country gospel, outlaw country and urban cowboy musicBack to Top