During Charlie Daniels 50-year career, he has scored hits on the
rock, country, pop and Christian charts and counts his awards from the
Country Music Associatio
n (CMA), Academy
of Country Music (ACM), TNN/Music City News Awards, and the Gospel
Music Association (GMA) among his many accolades. Born in Wilmington,
NC, he was raised on a musical diet that included Pentecostal gospel,
local bluegrass bands, rhythm & blues, and country music from the
radio, including Nashville’s 650 WSM.
His signature song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” topped both country and pop charts, bringing him international acclaim.
CDB’s current release is Off the Grid-Doin’ It Dylan, a tribute to Bob
Dylan. Little could Charlie Daniels have imagined in the late ’60’s as a
young studio musician answering a call from producer Bob Johnston to
add his creativity on guitar to three of Dylan’s Nashville produced
projects (Nashville Skyline, Self Portrait, and New Morning,) that he
was on the first steps of the journey to his own destination as a