Legendary Country Icon Charlie Daniels Dead at 83

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Sad news to report this Monday afternoon. The legendary Charlie Daniels has passed away at the age of 83 after suffering a stroke.

From Fox 17 in Nashville,

Absolute Publicity, Inc. said Daniels passed away Monday morning at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage after doctors say he suffered a stroke.

Of course we'll always remember for his iconic 1979 hit song, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."

May he rest in peace.