Country singer, fiddler, and songwriter who performed "The Devil Went Down to Georgia." In 2008 he was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, and in 2016 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
He wrote "It Hurts Me," which Elvis Presley then performed.
He played bass on a few of Bob Dylan's albums.
He married his wife Hazel in 1963 and they had one son named Charlie Daniels, Jr.
Martina McBride invited him to be a part of the Grand Ole Opry.