Loretta Lynn is paying tribute to Charlie Daniels after the iconic musician died earlier this week. The 88-year-old legendary songwriter took to Instagram to share pay homage to the late Country Music Hall of Fame member.
The post shows Daniels wearing an American Flag shirt and cowboy hat while playing the electric guitar. Loretta Lynn shared the post with the caption: “Country music will never be the same. Charlie was a heck of an artist. I can’t even begin to count the number of times we worked together. He was so much fun! He was always such a good friend to me and I loved him. We’re all going to miss him so much.”
Daniels passed away on Monday at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. The legendary fiddler died from a hemorrhagic stroke at age 83. Daniels, most known for his hit song “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” leaves behind his wife, Hazel, and his son, Charles William Daniels, Jr. He also leaves behind his adopted grandchildren Evan Daniel Tubb and Ayala Grace Nowling.
Loretta Lynn and Charlie Daniels worked together on many occasions over the years. On her most recent birthday, Daniels took to Twitter to wish the “You Ain’t Woman Enough” singer a “Happy Birthday.”
“If there is such a thing as royalty in country music your (sic) are definitely the Queen,” Daniels wrote. He continued by calling himself one of Lynn’s “millions of fans.”
Loretta Lynn is one of many country music superstars that took to social media to pay tribute to Charlie Daniels in the wake of his passing. Check out more celebrity reactions here.