Charlie Daniels, a country music and southern rock legend, has died by a hemorrhagic stroke, according to his doctors.

 

Daniels’ publicist, Absolute Publicity, announced this morning that he died at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member was 83.

 

The Charlie Daniels Band was most known for his signature song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” He was also known for his support of the military and various charitable organizations, including the Journey Home Project – a project Daniels himself founded in 2014 to assist and honor veterans of the United States Air Forces.

 

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