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The Charlie Daniels Band, O.C. Smith - The Devil Went Down To Georgia / The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp Full Album

The Charlie Daniels Band, O.C. Smith - The Devil Went Down To Georgia / The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp Full Album

  • Performer: The Charlie Daniels Band, O.C. Smith
  • Genre: Rock / Pop / Country
  • Title: The Devil Went Down To Georgia / The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp
  • Released: 1981
  • Label: CBS
  • Catalog: G 004
  • Country: Australia
  • MP3 version size: 1808 mb
  • FLAC version size: 2967 mb
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 240

Tracklist

1O.C. SmithThe Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp
2The Charlie Daniels BandThe Devil Went Down To Georgia

Album

Watch the official music video for The Devil Went Down to Georgia by Charlie Daniels Listen to Charlie Daniels. The Devil Went Down to Georgia is a song written and performed by the Charlie Daniels Band and released on their 1979 album Million Mile Reflections. The song is written in the key of D minor. Vassar Clements originally wrote the basic melody an octave lower, in a tune called Lonesome Fiddle Blues released on Clements' self-titled 1975 album on which Charlie Daniels played guitar. When the Devil finished, Johnny said, Well, you're pretty good ol' son But sit down in that chair right there and let me show you how it's done. Fire on the Mountain Run, boys, run The Devil's in the house of the rising sun Chicken's in the bread pan picking out dough Granny, does your dog bite . Charlie Daniels, the Country Music Hall of Famer best known for The Devil Went Down to Georgia, died Monday morning after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke, according to the Nashville Tennessean. He was 83. Absolute Publicity, Inc. said Daniels died at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tenn. according to Fox 17 Nashville. Funeral arrangements are expected to be announced this week. Related Gallery. Dm The devil went down to Georgia. he was looking for a soul to steal. He was in a bind cuz he was way behind. he was willin' to make a deal. When he came across this young man. sawin' on a fiddle and playin' it hot. And the devil jumped apon a hickory stump. and said boy let me tell you what. Dm I bet you didn't know it. but I'm a fiddle player too. And if you'd care to make a dare. I'll make a bet with you. Now you play a pretty good fiddle boy. The Devil Went Down to Georgia By: Charlie Daniels. The devil went down to Georgia he was looking for a soul to steal He was in a bind cuz he was way behind he was willin' to make a deal When he came across this young man sawin' on a fiddle and playin' it hot And the devil jumped apon a hickory stump and said boy let me tell you what. Charlie Daniels may be synonymous with The Devil Went Down to Georgia, arguably one of the earliest examples of country-rap, but his catalog was defined by more than sing-speak recitations and fiddle fire. He dabbled in the jam-band side of Southern rock, experimented with polished Eighties anthems, and notably carried a torch for classic country music - especially its storytelling. In the 1990s Daniels softened some of his lyrics from his earlier days when he often was embroiled in controversy. In The Devil Went Down to Georgia, a 1979 song about a fiddling duel between the devil and a whippersnapper named Johnny, Daniels originally called the devil a son of a bitch, but changed it to son of a gun. In his 1980 hit Long Haired Country Boy, he used to sing about being stoned in the morning and drunk in the afternoon. The devil bowed his head Because he knew that he'd been beat And he laid that golden fiddle On the ground at Johnny's feet. Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 17th 1979, The Devil Went Down To Georgia by the Charlie Daniels Band entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position 81 and on September 9th it peaked at 3 for 2 weeks and spent 18 weeks on the Top 100 and for 7 of those 18 weeks it was on the Top 10. Watch the video for The Devil Went Down to Georgia from Charlie Daniels Band's A Decade of Hits for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. The song is a narrative about the Devil, who comes to Georgia to procure souls. He has not obtained any recently, and is willing to make a deal out of desperation. He happens upon a young fiddle player named Johnny, who is minding his own business and playing impressively