Hazel Daniels Biography, Hazel Daniels Wiki
Hazel Daniels is best known as the wife of Charlie Daniels. Country music and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels has passed away after suffering a stroke, his representatives announced Monday.
The Grand Ole Opry member and Country Music Hall of Famer were 83.
ON THIS DAY in 1995, The Charlie Daniels Band was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the @IEBAConference (International Entertainment Buyers Association) in Nashville. – TeamCDB/BW pic.twitter.com/iHLEVkRKoa
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) June 22, 2020
Absolute Publicity, Inc. said Daniels passed away Monday morning at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage after doctors say he suffered a stroke.
Hazel Daniels Husband Charlie Daniels
The couple married on September 20, 1964, and extended their years to 56 years. In an interview with NewsOK in 2015, Charlie Daniels talked about how she saw her marriage as the biggest achievement.
At the 50th anniversary celebration of Daniels and Hazel in 2015, Daniels shared the story of the couple’s first meeting.
While playing with his band Jaguars at the Fondalite Club in Tulsa, Daniels says that a beautiful girl enters the club and catches her eyes instantly.
“One night he came with a girlfriend. And I said, ‘Hey, I love that little blonde boy over there. Hi. How are you? ”
Life and Career
Daniels had a successful music career that spanned decades, starting in the 1950s. His career took off in 1964 when he co-wrote Elvis Presley’s 1964 hit song, “It Hurts Me.” He then worked as a session musician in Nashville, playing guitar and bass on three Bob Dylan albums including the classic album “Nashville Skyline.” He also played on recordings for Leonard Cohen, Ringo Starr and Marty Robbins.
In 1970, he released his first solo album, Charlie Daniels, and two years later he formed the Charlie Daniels Band. In addition to his chart-topping hit, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” Daniels is also known for his 1973 song, “Uneasy Rider,” his 1975 songs “The South’s Gonna Do It” and “Long Haired Country Boy” and “Still in Saigon,” released in 1982.
Daniels also founded the annual Nashville concert Volunteer Jam in 1974, which is headlined by the Charlie Daniels Band and features many other all-star acts. Daniels was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016.
Charlie Daniels Death & Cause
Country music legend Charlie Daniels died on Monday morning, July 6, at the age of 83. His death was confirmed by his publicist, Don Murry Grubbs, as reported by Tennessean. Daniels’ cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke and he died at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee.
Daniels was a member of the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame, best known for the timeless classic, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” The hit song by the Charlie Daniels Band topped the charts in 1979, at which point Daniels was already established as a talented and acclaimed singer and songwriter. He is survived by his wife, Hazel, and his son, Charlie Daniels Jr.