Country music legend Charlie Daniels dies at age 83

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The man who wrote the famous country song, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, Charlie Daniels, has died at the age of 83, according to the Tennessean. Daniels suffered from a hemorrhagic stroke, and his death was confirmed by Don Murry Grubbs, his publicist on Monday morning. He died at Summit Medical Centre in Hermitage, a neighbourhood of Nashville. He leaves behind his wife Hazel and his son Charlie Daniels, Jr. Daniels was a legend of country music and southern rock, he was also a member of The Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame.