Old Crow Medicine Show (album)

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Old Crow Medicine Show
Studio album by Old Crow Medicine Show
Released February 24, 2004
Recorded 2003 at RCA Studio B and Woodland Studios in Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Country, folk, bluegrass
Label Nettwerk
Producer David Rawlings
Old Crow Medicine Show chronology
Old Crow Medicine Show
(2004)
Big Iron World
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Old Crow Medicine Show, or sometimes known as O.C.M.S., is the first studio album released by the acoustic quintet, Old Crow Medicine Show. Songs include obscure traditional tunes and original compositions by group members. The album features their signature tune, "Wagon Wheel", written by frontman Ketch Secor using a Bob Dylan chorus. The album was produced by David Rawlings. Gillian Welch makes a cameo on drums.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tell It to Me" (traditional) - 2:47
  2. "Big Time in the Jungle" (Critter Fuqua) - 2:49
  3. "Poor Man" (traditional) - 3:35
  4. "Tear It Down" (traditional) - 2:11
  5. "Hard to Love" (traditional) - 2:30
  6. "CC Rider" (Ma Rainey) - 3:50
  7. "Trials & Troubles" (Ketcham Secor, Willie Watson) - 2:57
  8. "Hard to Tell" (Ketcham Secor) - 3:15
  9. "Take 'Em Away" (Critter Fuqua) - 3:35
  10. "We're All in This Together" (Ketcham Secor, Willie Watson) - 4:50
  11. "Wagon Wheel" (Bob Dylan, Ketcham Secor) - 3:52

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 68

Credits[edit]

The band[edit]

  • Critter Fuqua - Vocals, Banjo, Guitar, Bottleneck Guitar
  • Kevin Hayes - Guit-jo
  • Morgan Jahnig - Upright Bass
  • Ketcham Secor - Vocals, Harmonica, Fiddle, Banjo
  • Willie Watson - Vocals, Guitar, Banjo (Left the band in 2012)[2]

Guest musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

  • David Rawlings - Producer
  • Matt Andrews - Engineer
  • Hank Williams - Mastering

Artwork[edit]

  • Danny Clinch - Photography, Cover Photo
  • Arianna Mercer - Photography

Releases[edit]

year format label catalog #
2004 CD Nettwerk 30349
2004 CD Nettwerk 092460
2006 CD Nettwerk 303492
2004 CD EMI 5982352

External links[edit]

  • O.C.M.S., page from the band's official web site

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Review: Old Crow Medicine Show at AllMusic. Retrieved February 9, 2012.
  2. ^ "Old Crow Medicine Show Lineup Change". O.C.M.S. Retrieved 9 March 2012.