ROANOKE, Va. – The country music world lost a legend Monday with the passing of Charlie Daniels.
Carrie Underwood, Braid Paisley, Travis Tritt and others took to social media to share their thoughts on the 83-year-old’s passing.
Here’s a look at 14 different reactions:
I wrote these words for Charlie’s biography. They ring even more true now.— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) July 6, 2020
I’m so sad he’s gone.
We have so many memories together, and I am so blessed to have known him.
Rest In Peace my friend. We love you. @CharlieDaniels pic.twitter.com/3Pg5eWPtIf
I’m sad for the world and for his family...but I’m smiling a little because the angel band in Heaven just got themselves one heck of a fiddle player...see you again, one day, sweet Charlie Daniels. ❤️❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/8DmJ26Qjvl— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) July 6, 2020
Man I am heartbroken to hear that Charlie Daniels passed away this morning. He was one of the nicest/kindest people I have ever met. Thanks for the musical legacy u left all of us. We will miss you Mr. Charlie! pic.twitter.com/bKs49MlVlT— Jason Aldean (@Jason_Aldean) July 6, 2020
I grew up on the CDB, and I know I'm blessed to call Charlie and Hazel friends. Love and strength to this family. The world mourns with you. RIP Charlie. xoxo #charliedaniels pic.twitter.com/cEz8BgTcrd— Trisha Yearwood (@trishayearwood) July 6, 2020
Oh man, sad to hear about @CharlieDaniels passing…I grew up on his music... brilliant songs and smokin' records. And always, without fail, every time I had the pleasure of being around him, he was one of most genuine, kind and thoughtful folks I've ever run across.— thetimmcgraw (@TheTimMcGraw) July 6, 2020
The country music flag is flying at half mast today. RIP Charlie Daniels.— Luke Combs 🎤 (@lukecombs) July 6, 2020
Just learning of the passing of this great man. What a hero. A true patriot, Christian, and country music icon. Prayers to his family. Thank you for all your contributions on and off the stage. God bless you Charlie Daniels. pic.twitter.com/BiQ4FlAlPc— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) July 6, 2020
My heart is crushed today after hearing that my dear friend Charlie Daniels has passed away. Charlie was the first legendary artist to take me under his wing and encourage me when I was first getting started in the… https://t.co/CeqhC6PHT7— Travis Tritt (@Travistritt) July 6, 2020
(1/2) Today I have a very heavy heart as I reflect on the legendary Charlie Daniels. It’s true that meeting your heroes is dangerous because more often than not, they disappoint you. Charlie was the exception. I absolutely cherished his friendship. (Con’t) @CharlieDaniels pic.twitter.com/Z5w7gc6Izr— Trace Adkins (@TraceAdkins) July 6, 2020
(2/2) ...I could write a book about the positive influence he had on my life, but today I’ll just say that I miss him already. Love you, Charlie. - Trace Adkins@CharlieDaniels pic.twitter.com/iKprKZietr— Trace Adkins (@TraceAdkins) July 6, 2020
Getting to shred with @TheChrisLeDoux AND @CharlieDaniels on the same stage was one of the most magical nights ever. Go rest high Charlie- and blessings today to all of your family.— Keith Urban (@KeithUrban) July 6, 2020
With love and friendship always.
Lost an amazing man and entertainer today. Rest In Peace, Charlie Daniels. pic.twitter.com/iybYRNkJ37— Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker) July 6, 2020
The Oak Ridge Boys
This is devastating news ... our brother Charlie Daniels has gone home ... hard to process this immeasurable loss ... goodbye Charlie ... until that glorious day ... We KNOW where you are now ... pic.twitter.com/S4etkqiMur— The Oak Ridge Boys (@oakridgeboys) July 6, 2020
Charlie Daniels was part of my very first music collection. And a great guy. He showed us how it’s done. RIP superstar. -T pic.twitter.com/BzvKsNrQQh— Toby Keith (@tobykeith) July 6, 2020