Country singer Charlie Daniels suffers stroke

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  1. Conagher

    Conagher Dark Custom Rider Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Country singer Charlie Daniels suffers stroke

    Jan. 20, 2010, 9:21 AM EST

    DURANGO, Colo. (AP) -- Fiddler-guitarist Charlie Daniels is recovering after suffering a mild stroke while snowmobiling in Colorado, his spokeswoman said Wednesday. Daniels, 73, suffered the stroke Friday and was treated at a hospital in Durango, 230 miles southwest of Denver, spokeswoman Paula Szeigis said. He then was airlifted to a Denver hospital and released on Sunday.
    "It was a scary moment there but he's doing great," Szeigis said.
    Daniels lives in Mount Juliet, Tenn., but has a home in the Durango area where he takes an extended vacation every year around Christmas.

    He was snowmobiling with his wife and friends when he suffered the stroke. He's now back at his Durango-area home, Szeigis said.
    A statement on Daniels' Web site says he doesn't plan to cancel any concerts. His next appearance is scheduled for Feb. 27 in Fort Pierce, Fla.
    Daniels is best known for his 1979 hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia." That same year he was featured in the John Travolta movie "Urban Cowboy." The Charlie Daniels Band was awarded a <NOBR style="COLOR: #009900; FONT-SIZE: 100%; FONT-WEIGHT: normal" id=itxt_nobr_8_0>Grammy[​IMG]</NOBR> for best country vocal for the song.
  2. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Prayers for Ole Charlie!
  3. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Is that a Night Train in your sig, Conagher?
  4. Conagher

    Conagher Dark Custom Rider Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    It's a 2009 Dyna Street Bob.
  5. boomer.hide

    boomer.hide Monkey++

    Prayers to Charlie, he is a great American
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