Longtime Charlie Daniels Band Member Tommy Crain Passes
January 14, 2011 at 12:38 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends condolences to the family and friends of longtime CHARLIE DANIELS BAND member TOMMY CRAIN, who passed away in his sleep YESTERDAY (1/13). CRAIN was with CHARLIE DANIELS BAND for a 15-year run, beginning in 1975. He co-wrote over 60 songs with the band and won a GRAMMY for co-writing "The Devil Went Down To GEORGIA" in 1980.
CHARLIE DANIELS said on his website: “TOMMY CRAIN will always be a part of the CDB family and his music will always be a part of the CDB sound. We have lost a good friend and the world has lost a unique, creative and precious human being. We send our deepest condolences to the family of our brother TOMM CRAIN. You were special, buddy. We’re gonna miss you. CD”
Details on a memorial service to be held for friends and family are pending. Donations can be made to the NASHVILLE Local Chapter of MUSICANS ON CALL, 1313 21st Avenue, Oxford House, Suite 1002, NASHVILLE, TN, 37232.
Check out more on the CHARLIE DANIELS BAND at www.charliedaniels.com.