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The Roots Remain

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The Roots Remain

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Charlie Daniels
genre:
Reissues, Country

We gave it a C+

Charlie Daniels was an embarrassingly inept fiddler who, as a songwriter, never recognized the line between jingoistic hokum and melodrama. But as the comprehensive three-CD set The Roots Remain from 1973 to the present shows, the Charlie Daniels Band had more fun with their country, Southern rock, and blues than anyone else of their era — including the Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd. C+

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