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Old Crow Medicine Show

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Mountain music revivalists Old Crow Medicine Show spin traditional folk and bluegrass yarns with a rock & roll attitude. Critter Fuqua (vocals/banjo/resonator guitar), Kevin Hayes (guitjo), Morgan Jahnig (upright bass), Ketch Secor (vocals/fiddle/harmonica/banjo), and Willie Watson (vocals/guitar/banjo) may specialize in rags, hollers, and pre-World War II blues, but they were weaned on Nirvana and Public Enemy. The quintet's members -- who are all from different states -- met in New York, hit the road, played before an impressed Doc Watson in front of a North Carolina pharmacy, and were promptly scheduled to play the folk icon's Merlefest. Old Crow Medicine Show then relocated to Nashville, where they found themselves gracing the stage at the Grand Ole Opry, opening for the likes of Dolly Parton and the Del McCoury Band, touring with Merle Haggard and Marty Stuart, and appearing on NPR's Prairie Home Companion. They signed to Nettwerk America in 2003, began crafting their own compositions among the jug band standards and reels that had become the backbone of the group, and went into the studio to make a record with Gillian Welch's other half, guitarist David Rawlings, at the helm. Their self-titled debut, which was recorded in RCA's legendary Studio B (Elvis Presley, Waylon Jennings) as well as Woodland Sound Studios (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), arrived the following year. The group's second album, Big Iron World, was produced by Rawlings and appeared in August of 2006. The band then switched producers, going with Don Was for 2008's Tennessee Pusher. Carry Me Back, produced by Ted Hutt, was released four years later in 2012. In the summer of 2013, the band (now an octet) released the three-song EP Carry Me Back to Old Virginia, which consisted of the title track, a newly recorded version of "Ain't It Enough," and a cover of Alabama's "Dixieland Delight." Hutt returned to produce the group's 2014 effort, Remedy, an album heavily influenced by folk music. Over the next few years, Old Crow Medicine Show continued to tour, and in early 2017 they released the compilation The Best of Old Crow Medicine Show. Not long afterward, they announced they had signed with Columbia Nashville. The first record the band released for the label was 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde, which consisted of Old Crow Medicine Show performing the legendary Bob Dylan album in its entirety at the Country Music Hall of Fame in May 2016. It appeared in April 2017. ~ James Christopher Monger
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Stations Featuring
Old Crow Medicine Show

    Outlaw Country

    Outlaw Country
    3 songs

    Bluegrass

    Bluegrass
    5 songs

    Americana

    Americana
    13 songs

    Folk

    Folk
    4 songs

    Alt Country

    2 songs

Albums by
Old Crow Medicine Show

Top Songs by
Old Crow Medicine Show

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Wagon Wheel
  3.   Alabama High-Test
  4.   James River Blues
  5.   Motel In Memphis
  6.   Caroline
  7.   Tell It to Me
  8.   Take 'Em Away
  9.   Methamphetamine
  10.   8 Dogs 8 Banjos
  11.   Tennessee Bound
  12.   Ain't It Enough
  13.   Hard to Love
  14.   We Don't Grow Tobacco
  15.   Carry Me Back to Virginia
  16.   Let It Alone
  17.   Mary's Kitchen
  18.   God's Got It
  19.   New Virginia Creeper
  20.   Evening Sun
  21.   Don't Ride That Horse
  22.   Hard to Tell
  23.   Union Maid
  24.   Mississippi Saturday Night
  25.   The Warden
  26.   Minglewood Blues
  27.   One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
  28.   My Song
  29.   Dixieland Delight
  30.   Genevieve
  31.   Levi
  32.   Highway Halo
  33.   I Hear Them All
  34.   CC Rider
  35.   Poor Man
  36.   Down Home Girl
  37.   Black-Haired Québécoise
  38.   Shit Creek
  39.   Firewater
  40.   Dearly Departed Friend
  41.   Brushy Mountain Conjugal Trailer
  42.   Bootlegger's Boy
  43.   The Greatest Hustler of All
  44.   Cocaine Habit
  45.   Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
  46.   I Want You
  47.   Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
  48.   Tennessee Pusher
  49.   My Good Gal
  50.   Big Time in the Jungle
  51.   4th Time Around
  52.   Pledging My Time
  53.   I Done Wrong Blues
  54.   Sweet Home
  55.   O Cumberland River
  56.   Doc's Day
  57.   Sweet Amarillo
  58.   Wrecking Ball
  59.   Half Mile Down
  60.   Country Gal
  61.   Steppin' Out
  62.   Lift Him Up
  63.   Crazy Eyes
  64.   Humdinger
  65.   Back to New Orleans
  66.   Next Go 'Round
  67.   Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)
  68.   Bobcat Tracks
  69.   Tear It Down
  70.   Temporary Like Achilles
  71.   Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
  72.   Trials & Troubles
  73.   Obviously 5 Believers
  74.   Just Like a Woman
  75.   Heart Up in the Sky
  76.   Marching Through Georgia
  77.   Howdi Do
  78.   Ways of Man
  79.   We're All in This Together
  80.   Fall on My Knees
  81.   Mother Church
  82.   Sewanee Mountain Catfight
  83.   Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine
  84.   Visions of Johanna
  85.   Brave Boys
  86.   Mean Enough World
  87.   Absolutely Sweet Marie
  88.   Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again
  89.   Odds n' Ends