Charlie Daniels Releases First Ever Official Lyric Video, "Can't Beat the Damned Ole Machine," from 'Night Hawk' Album
Mt. Juliet, Tenn, (April 13, 2017) - 2016 was a landmark year for Charlie Daniels. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, was honored with his own exhibit there, Charlie Daniels: Million Mile Reflections, celebrated his 80th birthday, hosted the largest Volunteer Jam in CDB history with the Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, and released his latest album, a collection of cowboy songs titled Night Hawk.
2017 shows no signs of slowing down for Charlie as the CDB celebrates it's 45th Anniversary (1972-2017), will release his autobiography, Never Look at the Empty Seats on October 23rd, another year of over 100 tour dates and now Charlie releases his very first official lyric video, "Can't Beat the Damned Ole Machine," from the Night Hawk album.
The song was written by Greg Wohlgemuth and longtime CDB keyboard player, Taz DiGregorio, who passed away in 2011. The song tells the story of an aging cowboy coming to grips with the reality of becoming obsolete in an icreasingly mechanical world.
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About Charlie Daniels
With a career spanning over 50 years and exceeding 20 million in sales worldwide Charlie Daniels is the quintessential Southerner with a healthy dose of Wild West Cowboy. For decades, he has connected with his millions of fans in the varying genres of music that reflect his steadfast refusal to label his music as anything other than the "Charlie Daniels Band" sound — music that is now sung around the fire at 4-H Club and scout camps, helped elect an American President, and been popularized on a variety of radio formats. Having celebrated multiple GRAMMY® Awards, CMA Awards, ACM Awards, BMI Awards, GMA Dove Awards, CCMA Awards, his list of accolades is broad; the latest being an announcement that he is the latest inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Six of his albums have been RIAA Certified Multi-Platinum® and he has achieved a platinum-selling single in his iconic fiddle-ridden hit, "Devil Went Down To Georgia." An outspoken American Patriot and strong supporter of the U.S. Military, Daniels' talked-about Volunteer Jam concerts are world-famous musical extravaganzas featuring artists like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ted Nugent, Trace Adkins, Alabama and others, all on one stage for one purpose – to raise funds for our U.S. Military. His 40th Anniversary Volunteer Jam held in 2015 raised over $300,000 for The Journey Home Project, a non-profit veterans assistance organization which he co-founded. For more information on Charlie Daniels, please visit www.charliedaniels.com.