Charlie Daniels Talks About His New Album, Volunteer Jam And Touring At 80 #CD80

Charlie Daniels Talks About His New Album, Volunteer Jam And Touring At 80 #CD80

If you are a true country fan, then you know The Charlie Daniels Band and their arguably most popular song, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia.” I also consider, “The South’s Gonna Do It Again,” and “Boogie Woogie Fiddle Country Blues,” to be staples for the true Charlie Daniels Band connoisseur along with my personal favorite, “The Legend Of Wooley Swamp.” Recently inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame, Charlie Daniels also turns 80 next week. With a career spanning literally decades, did I mention that he still does at least 100 shows a year? We got the chance to talk with Charlie Daniels this morning and try to find out where he gets all that energy from.
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Ricky Skaggs On Bill Monroe, His Musical Roots & New Country

Ricky Skaggs on Bill Monroe and his Musical Influences

With 12 #1 hit country singles, 14 GRAMMY Awards and tons of other accolades, Ricky Skaggs is a country and bluegrass legend. He will be receiving some other well deserved honors this month as well. On October 26th, he will be inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame {along with Garth Brooks and the late Jerry Reed} and then on October 31st, Skaggs will be honored with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award {previous recipients include George Strait, Alan Jackson, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty and more}. Locally, you can also catch him in concert at the Carolina Theatre, in Greensboro, NC on October 14th. We got the chance to talk with Skaggs about these honors, his upcoming events and what he has in store for the near future.
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