Interesting: Nickelback covers the Charlie Daniels Band’s “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”

For those into country, Charlie Daniels was a legend. When he died on July 6 at the age of 83, the guys in Nickelback were sufficiently moved to record a version of his 1979 Grammy-winning country (and pop) hit, “The Devil Went Down to Georiga.”

Here’s the original.

Now here’s the Nickelback version from August 2020. No fiddle this time. It’s an ax tuned way down low.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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