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Charlie Daniels Announced As 2009 Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum Inductee


Charlie Daniels Announced As 2009 Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum Inductee


[ClickPress, Wed Jun 03 2009] Blue Hat/Koch recording artist Charlie Daniels has been named one of the inductees for the 2009 Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum.

Three-time Grammy award winning guitarist and Grand Ole Opry member, Steve Wariner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Member and 2009 Songwriting Hall of Fame Inductee, Felix Cavaliere made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in downtown Nashville.

Grammy Award winning, Grand Ole Opry member, singer, fiddler, guitarist, songwriter, and country musician, Charlie Daniels, has been performing the music he loves since the 1950's. From his early days as a Nashville studio musician that included playing on Bob Dylan albums, and recordings from Leonard Cohen, Al Kooper, Marty Robbins, to becoming a number one hit songwriter with his platinum selling "The Devil Went Down To Georgia," to gaining status as one of the most beloved figures in country music, Daniels continues touring and packing houses, as well as giving of his time, energy, and talents performing tirelessly for men and women in uniform, all over the world, who love his honest mixture of country and southern rock influences, along with originality, that has lasted for over five decades.

The musicians will be officially inducted at the 2009 Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum Awards Show on October 12th at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Other 2009 inductees are Chet Atkins, Billy Cox, Dick Dale, Victor Feldman, Fred Foster, Paul Riser, and Toto.

Inductees are nominated nationally by the Musicians Union who has a membership of over 90,000 as well as a stellar list of other music industry professionals. Past inductees include: Booker T. & The MG's, The Crickers, Duane Eddy, Al Kooper, The Memphis Horns, The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Billy Sherrill, The Nashville A-Team, The Blue Moon Boys, The Funk Brothers, The Memphis Boys, The Tennessee Two, and The Wrecking Crew.

For more information on the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, please visit www.musicianshalloffame.com.

For more information on Charlie Daniels, please visit www.charliedaniels.com.






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