In a newly-resurfaced video posted to YouTube, it’s not hard to see that the apple didn’t fall far from the tree.
Several years ago, Joe Diffie’s daughter Kara joined her dad on stage at the Grand Ole Opry to sing “Amazing Grace,” and amazing it was!
Diffie introduced his daughter and she took to the mic to start the song, acapella. Her voice filled the Opry and the audience clapped and cheered at how beautiful it was. It was definitely a goosebump-worthy rendition of “Amazing Grace.”
The country music community was rocked when Joe Diffie passed away at the age of 61 on March 29, 2020, from complications of COVID-19.
Joe Diffie was a country music icon of the ’90s with hits like “Pickup Man,” “If The Devil Danced In Empty Pockets,” and “John Deere Green.” Diffie charted a total of 18 Top Ten singles throughout the decade. In 1993, Joe was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and in January of 2019, he celebrated his 25th anniversary of being a member with his daughter Kara by his side.
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Spent last night at the Ryman celebrating dad’s 25th anniversary as a member of the #GrandOleOpry. We had so much fun watching the show and standing backstage where musical legends have stood. And even better… there was cake!!! @thepuffymuffin did a phenomenal job on the anniversary cake and boy was it delicious! #suchfun #BestDayEverAllTheTime #diffiekids #InMemoryofPapaDiffie
Kara shared on Facebook about her father’s death and thanked everyone for their support.
I just want to say thank you for the outpouring of love, kind words and prayers from my friends, family and people whose…
Our condolences go out to Diffie’s friends and family, a true country legend lost. He will be forever missed but his legacy will live on.
Watch Kara’s beautiful rendition of “Amazing Grace” below.