Charlie Daniels is a well-known country singer. He is 80-years-old and has been singing professionally since the 1950s.
He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016. He was also inducted into the Grand Ole Opry Hall of Fame in 2008. He is known for his hit songs “Take it Back”, “Yakety Yak” and “Trash Talk.”
Charlie performed at the Volunteer State of Tennessee every year from 1974 to 1996. In November 2016, he decided to do something different for his 80th birthday. He performed at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. He showed his love for his country during the performance. There were 17,000 people there including Randy Travis.
They all stood up for the Pledge of Allegiance. Charlie also gave a speech during his performance. He stated that he is 80-years-old and is proud of all of the things that he has accomplished in his life.
He also stated that he is proud to be an American and proud of the men and women who have fought for this country.
Additionally, Charlie was given the 2016 Rare County Humanitarian Award. This award was given to him because he has dedicated himself to bringing the country together.