Famous fiddler Charlie Daniels suffers stroke in Colorado

Charlie Daniels 1.jpgFriday, Jan. 15 country music legend Charlie Daniels suffered a stroke while snowmobiling in Durango, CO, 290 miles southwest of Denver.

Daniels was treated in Durango, then airlifted to a hospital in Denver where he stayed until he was released on Sunday (Jan. 17).

Daniels posted a statement on his official website that assured fans he would not cancel any appearances. His next appearance is scheduled for Feb. 27 in Fort Pierce, Fla.

And there's always the Charlie Daniels Geico commercial, which always cracks us up. Check it out below.