To say Charlie Daniels is a Bob Dylan fan is to say the famous country singer plays an OK fiddle. It's an understatement. Daniels was in Dylan's band to record three albums in the late '60s and early '70s, and has since appreciated his music, even if he didn't necessarily always know what the folk-rocker was talking about.
Charlie Daniels said he was ready to rock after his pacemaker implant, and he meant it. The country music icon announced the lineup for the annual Charlie Daniels Band & Friends Christmas 4 Kids benefit concert, and in addition to the Charlie Daniels Band, it includes Justin Moore and other favorite acts.
A pacemaker won't slow Charlie Daniels down. The Charlie Daniels Band frontman says his fiddling or movements on stage won't be compromised with the device implanted in his chest. He underwent the procedure last month after being hospitalized with pneumonia. He returns to the stage Friday night (April 12) in Verona, N.Y.
The last hour of voting during the finals of March Bandness was frenzied, to say the least. Thousands of fans of Alabama and the Charlie Daniels Band cast a ballot in the waning minutes. The boys from Fort Payne, Ala. were trailing until the end, when they surged ahead and took the title of Best Country Band of All Time.
Country legend Charlie Daniels is expected to remain hospitalized until Friday as he recovers from pneumonia and a pacemaker implant to regulate his heart rate. The singer was admitted to a Nashville area hospital on Monday (March 25). He says he hadn't been feeling well.
George Jones will cap his 58-year career as one of country music's most revered artists with a final performance on Nov. 22 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Randy Travis, Jamey Johnson, the Charlie Daniels Band and Lorrie Morgan will share the stage with living legend for what's sure to be a historic event.