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Charlie Daniels

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Capricorn Records' Phil Walden (1976)

Interview by Cliff White, Rock's Backpages audio, 1976

The Capricorn boss talks about his disillusion with soul music after management client Otis Redding's death; his move into white rock with the Allman Brothers Band; the attention brought to southern music as a result; the current state of the Allman Brothers Band; brother Gregg's problems; the Atlanta Rhythm Section; dropping Travis Wammack; Dobie Gray... and Bonnie Bramlett's new album Lady's Choice.

File format: mp3; file size: 25.6mb, interview length: 26' 38" sound quality: **½

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Charlie Daniels: Writer Rides High on 'Uneasy Rider'

Interview by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 5 September 1973

PICKING ITS way carefully across the playlists of the music radio stations is a song titled 'Uneasy Rider', performed by its composer Charlie Daniels. The ...

Charlie Daniels Band: Rural electrification hits S.F.

Report and Interview by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 23 December 1974

BIG CHARLIE Daniels brought his roaring good Tennessee mountain-rock 'n' roll band through Winterland over the weekend. ...

The South Gon' Rise Again

Overview by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 18 January 1975

"Oh yeah, who says?" asks a sceptical ROY CARR who, after swigging hard on the Confederacy's brew of Redneck Rebel Rock, remains stubbornly unintoxicated. ...

Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Charlie Daniels Band: Academy of Music, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 2 February 1975


Lynyrd Skynyrd, Charlie Daniels Band: Academy of Music, New York NY

Live Review by Wayne Robins, The Village Voice, 10 February 1975

Lynyrd Skynyrd's Closet Crackers ...

The Charlie Daniels Band: The South Rises Again

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 22 February 1975

Southern bands like the Allmans, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Wet Willie have smashed their way to the top of American rock. Now add a new name ...

Charlie Daniels' Rowdy, Southern, Swinging Music

Interview by Joe Nick Patoski, Rolling Stone, 7 October 1976

The 'Uneasy Rider' is no dumb rebel... and he doesn't wear panty hose, either ...

Rock Stars Talk Back

Comment by Susan Whitall, Creem, May 1977

Dozens listen. ...

Charlie Daniels: Fiddlin' Dixie

Interview by Richard Harrington, The Washington Post, August 1980

Charlie Daniels, Up From Tobacco Road ...

Take the Money and Run

Report by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 7 July 1983

Rock & roll gets in bed with corporate America ...

Fiddlin' Philosopher: Charlie Daniels on country music, Jesus and Hootie

Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Creative Loafing, 28 September 1996

IN A CAREER spanning over 30 years, musician Charlie Daniels has seen and done a lot. You hesitate to peg him as "country", because his ...

Charlie Daniels Band, The

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Charlie Daniels, b. 28 October 1943, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA; Joel Di Gregorio, b. Worcester, Massachusetts; Tom Crain; Charlie Hayward; Fred Edwards; Don Murray; Charlie ...

Southern Rock Gets a New Bible in Southbound

Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 5 September 2014

WHILE THERE are plenty of musicians, record collectors and journos who will argue (as only musicians, record collectors and journos can) that all rock is ...

In concert, Daniels doesn't mix politics with music

Interview by Jim Sullivan, Cape Cod Times, 16 August 2018

CHARLIE DANIELS is pretty clear about what you will hear and will not hear when he and his five-piece band take the stage Saturday night ...


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