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Charlie Daniels to Release Inspirational New Book “Let’s All Make the Day Count”

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Charlie Daniels has a busy fall ahead of him. The Country Music Hall of Famer is set to release a new album, “Beau Weevils – Songs in the Key of E” on Oct. 26 as well as a new book. The new book is titled “Let’s All Make the Day Count: The Everyday Wisdom of … Read more

Chris Young Receives Inaugural Charlie Daniels Patriot Award

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Chris Young was recognized with the inaugural Charlie Daniels Patriot Award on Sept. 18 in Nashville, Tenn. The “Hangin’ On” singer was honored at the Charlie Daniels Patriot Award Dinner, which benefited The Journey Home Project (TJHP) which is a not-for profit organization that helps to secure funds to help causes that benefit veterans of … Read more

Chris Young, Sara Evans, Travis Tritt Added To Charlie Daniels’ Volunteer Jam Star-Studded Lineup

ALABAMA, Chris Young, Lee Brice, Sara Evans and Travis Tritt are the latest country artists added to the lineup for Charlie Daniels 2018 Volunteer Jam. “This year we get back to basics, back to the free form rocking traditions the Volunteer Jam was known for. I’m planning a jam at the last part of the … Read more

Charlie Daniels Wants Taco Bell to Take the Illuminati Seriously (Yes, This Is A Real Headline)

Charlie Daniels is a man of big ideas and strong opinions. Some of those big ideas just happen to be conspiracy theories. So when the “Devil Went Down To Georgia” singer saw the Illuminati-themed commercials Taco Bell aired during the National Championship he not only found them distasteful but, like the Taco Bell “ground beef”, … Read more

Charlie Daniels Says Tearing Down Confederate Monuments is Like ISIS

According to Charlie Daniels, statues don’t talk, preach or shout out, so if you don’t like them, don’t look at them. During a recent interview with NewsMax TV, Daniels had a lot to say about President Donald Trump and Confederate statues coming down across the country. When asked if the statues should come down, Daniels … Read more

Scotty McCreery Awarded Honor By His Home State (And Another Famous Recipient)

Scotty McCreery was playing the Grand Ole Opry — an exciting night on its own — when he was presented a meaningful honor from his home state. The former American Idol winner was presented the Long Leaf Pine Award from the State of North Carolina for his charitable service to his home state. “Everyone knows … Read more

6 Country Music Stars That Could Star in the Live-Action Version of “The Little Mermaid”

With all the hype surround Disney’s new live-action “Beauty and the Beast” movie, the Internet is abuzz with what Disney could bring to life next. All signs are pointing to “The Little Mermaid,” so we wanted to give them a headstart and do some casting work of our own. 6 Country Music Stars That Could … Read more

[Watch] This Guy Used His Washing Machine to Cover Charlie Daniels’ “Devil Went Down to Georgia” Like You’ve Never Heard Before

If future civilizations or space aliens mistook clothes dryers for percussion instruments, this YouTube musician might be partially responsible. There’s something about the steady beat of an overloaded laundry machine that creates the perfect backdrop for an impromptu hoe-down. No doubt, Charlie Daniels‘ legendary song will be remembered as an all-time great and has been … Read more

Luke Bryan Joined Charlie Daniels For a Fiery Performance of “Devil Went Down to Georgia” and It Worked

Say what you want about Luke Bryan and his hip shakin‘, but leave country music out of it, because he loves it. Especially when he gets to sing with a legend like Charlie Daniels. Luke joined Charlie and his fiery fiddle playing on stage during the legend’s annual Volunteer Jam in Nashville for a duet … Read more

Macey Totally Rocked the CMA Awards Red Carpet Where She Decided Luke Bryan Looked Really Good and Gave Martina McBride Some Candy

Macey from the “Ellen Show” may have a future in politics and hosting television shows, but she might not be looking at a recording contract anytime soon. Macey, the cutest red carpet correspondent in the history of the CMA Awards red carpet, sang “Wagon Wheel” with Darius Rucker while asking for votes in 2048. The … Read more

Charlie Daniels’ Career Would’ve Been Different if He Went By ‘Chuck’

Charlie Daniels is one of the most beloved country music artists of all-time. His contributions to the genre have allowed him membership into the Grand Ole Opry, Musicians Hall of Fame and most recently, a spot in the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Daniels is best known for his hit, “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” but he also played for the Marshall Tucker Band and Hank Williams Jr. Plus, in his early days he was a Nashville session player for Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.

Recently, we caught up with Daniels to discuss his historic career and decided, things might’ve been different for him if he tried to take the stage as Chuck instead of Charlie.

Your Favorite Country Music Stars’ All-Time Favorite Country Music Songs (Playlist)

During our brief time on the red carpet before the CMA Awards, we wanted to take a minute to ask some of our country music favorites about their country music favorites.

Surprisingly, we rarely got the same answer twice. But, yes, more than one person mentioned “He Stopped Loving Her Today” from George Jones, but they probably thought it was a trick question or something.

Country Favorites’ All-Time Country Favorites