Tag: Charlie Daniels Band

Wednesday 10/19/22 11pm ET: Feature LP: Charlie Daniels Band – Million Mile Reflections (1979)

Million Mile Reflections is the tenth studio album by Charlie Daniels and the seventh as the Charlie Daniels Band, released on April 20, 1979. It is best known for the hit single “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”. The title refers to the band having passed the million mile mark in its touring. The song “Reflections” is a tribute to Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin, and Ronnie Van Zant. Daniels dedicated the album to Van Zant, who was killed in the CV-240 plane crash on October 20, 1977.

Million Mile Reflections became the band’s most commercially successful album, being certified triple-platinum in the US and peaking at number five on the Billboard Top LPs chart. It also reached number one on the Top Country Albums chart.

“Passing Lane” 3:17
“Blue Star” 3:40
“Jitterbug” 3:11
“Behind Your Eyes” 3:56
“Reflections” 5:26
“The Devil Went Down to Georgia” 3:34
“Mississippi” 3:10
“Blind Man” 3:46
“Rainbow Ride” 7:24

Charlie Daniels – guitar, fiddle, vocals
Tom Crain – guitar, vocals
“Taz” DiGregorio – keyboards, vocals
Fred Edwards – drums, percussion
Charles Hayward – bass
James W. Marshall – drums, percussion
Bergen White – string arrangements on tracks 5 and 7
Lea Jane Singers – background vocals on tracks 3 and 5
Terry Mead – trumpet on “Jitterbug”

Wednesday 7/13/22 9pm ET: Feature LP: Charlie Daniels Band – Fire On The Mountain (1974)

Fire on the Mountain is the fifth studio album by Charlie Daniels and the second as the Charlie Daniels Band, released November 29, 1974, appearing on the record label Kama Sutra Records, then later in 1976 by Epic Records. Most of the tracks on the album are studio recordings, while the last two songs are live performances, recorded at the War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee on October 4, 1974. This album was certified Platinum by the RIAA on January 22, 1992.

Early pressings of the album contained a bonus three song, seven inch, 45 RPM disc. Side one was “Volunteer Jam Part (1)” and side two was “Volunteer Jam contd. Part (2)” and “Volunteer Jam contd. Part (3)”. The catalogue number of this disc is KSBS-EP-10.

“Caballo Diablo” – 4:28
“Long Haired Country Boy” – 4:03
“Trudy” – 4:51
“Georgia” – 3:06
“Feeling Free” – 4:10
“The South’s Gonna Do It” – 4:00
“New York City, King Size Rosewood Bed” – 3:26
“No Place to Go” (Live) – 11:24
“Orange Blossom Special” (Live Instrumental) – 3:00

Charlie Daniels – electric, slide and acoustic guitars, banjo, fiddle, lead vocals
Joel “Taz” DiGregorio – keyboards, vocals
Barry Barnes – electric and acoustic guitars, vocals
Mark Fitzgerald – Bass guitar
Gary Allen – drums, percussion
Fred Edwards – drums
Richard Betts – dobro on “Long Haired Country Boy”
Jaimie Nichol – Congas on “New York City, King Size Rosewood Bed”, “No Place To Go” and “Feeling Free”

Sunday 5/15/22 11pm ET: Feature LP: Charlie Daniels Band – Full Moon (1980)

Full Moon is the eleventh studio album by Charlie Daniels and the eighth as the Charlie Daniels Band, released on July 18, 1980. It produced two hit singles for the band, In America and The Legend of Wooley Swamp. The group dedicated the album to Tommy Caldwell, who had died on April 28, 1980.

“The Legend of Wooley Swamp” 4:18
“Carolina (I Remember You)” 5:13
“Lonesome Boy from Dixie” 4:45
“No Potion for the Pain” 4:25
“El Toreador” 3:26
“South Sea Song” 4:32
“Dance, Gypsy, Dance” 3:34
“Money” 3:58
“In America” 3:21

Charlie Daniels – Guitar, fiddle, vocals
Tom Crain – Guitar, vocals
Taz DiGregorio – keyboards, vocals
Fred Edwards – drums, percussion
Charles Hayward – Bass
James W. Marshall – drums, percussion
Bergen White – String arrangements

Monday 1/11/2021 4pm ET: Across The Tracks – In Memoriam 2020

In this edition of Across The Tracks we salute the music artists that passed away in 2020.

Featured in the program:  Uriah Heep, Hal Ketchum, McGuire Sisters, Mountain, KT Oslin, Charlie Pride, Van Halen, Spencer Davis Group, Rance Allen, Billy Joe Shaver, Johnny Nash, Outfield, Helen Reddy, Mac Davis, Four Seasons, Kool & The Gang, Bay City Rollers, Sweet, Wayne Fontana, Fleetwood Mac, Charlie Daniels Band, Bobby Lewis, Millie Small, Bonnie Pointer, John Prine, Fountains of Wayne, Kingston Trio, Robert Parker and Rush.

Saturday 11/20/2020 1am ET: Feature LP: Charlie Daniels Band – Windows (1982)

Windows is the twelfth studio album by Charlie Daniels and the ninth as the Charlie Daniels Band, released on March 5, 1982.

“Still in Saigon” – 3:51
“Ain’t No Ramblers Anymore” – 3:55
“The Lady in Red” – 3:32
“We Had It All One Time” – 4:38
“Partyin’ Gal” – 3:33
“Ragin’ Cajun” – 4:10
“Makes You Want to Go Home” – 4:30
“Blowing Along With the Wind” – 4:52
“Nashville Moon” – 3:30
“The Universal Hand” – 3:48

Wednesday 12am ET: Feature LP: Charlie Daniels Band – Deuces (2007)

Deuces is an album by the Charlie Daniels Band. All the songs are duets with other country artists. It was released on October 9, 2007.

“What I’d Say” (with Travis Tritt)
“Signed, Sealed, Delivered” (with Bonnie Bramlett)
“Jackson” (with Gretchen Wilson)
“The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” (with Vince Gill)
“Maggie’s Farm” (with Earl Scruggs, Gary Scruggs, and Randy Scruggs)
“Daddy’s Old Fiddle” (with Dolly Parton)
“Like A Rolling Stone” (with Darius Rucker)
“Evangeline” (with Del McCoury Band)
“Let It Be Me” (with Brenda Lee)
“Long Haired Country Boy” (with Brooks & Dunn)
“God Save Us All From Religion” (with Marty Stuart)
“Drinkin’ My Baby Goodbye” (with Montgomery Gentry)
“Jammin for Stevie” (with Brad Paisley)

Wednesday 6pm ET: Sounds of The 70s

This week we feature music from George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan, Poco, Temptations, Carpenters, Billy Preston, Charlie Daniels Band and more . . .

Tuesday 1pm: Sounds of The 80s

This week on sounds of the 80s we feature music from;  Tina Turner, Dan Hartman, Saga, Queen, Journey, John Waite, Grace Slick, Brenda Russell, Bangles, AC/DC, Elton John, Charlie Daniels Band, Ozzy, and more.  . .

Wednesday 2pm: Sounds of The 70’s

This week on Sounds of The 70’s we feature:  Pablo Cruise, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Charlie Daniels Band, Wild Cherry, Neil Diamond, Hot Chocolate, Elvis Costello and The Attractions, Robert Palmer, Doobie Brothers and more . . .