Old Crow Medicine Show performs "My Bones Gonna Rise Again" live at the Grand Ole Opry.
Before being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on September 17, 2013, Old Crow Medicine Show were playing outside of a pharmacy in Boon, North Carolina, where bluegrass legend Doc Watson discovered them.
Since those busking days, the Grammy-winning band has become a major influence on alternative country. Their music — a mix between old-time folk and bluegrass, played with punk rock energy on stage — has influenced the likes of Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros, and Jason White.
Now based in Nashville, Old Crow — consisting of Ketch Secor, Critter Fuqua, Kevin Hayes, Morgan Jahnig, Chance McCoy, and Cory Younts — have released a total of five studio albums: O.C.M.S., Big Iron World, Tennessee Pusher, Carry Me Back, and Remedy, which won the Grammy for Best Folk Album in 2015. They have had success with their hit song “Wagon Wheel,” which shares writing credits with Bob Dylan and has been covered by Darius Rucker and Irish singer Nathan Carter, among others. “Wagon Wheel” began as an unfinished Dylan tune from 1973’s Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid and was fleshed out by Secor after Fuqua (who was a ninth grader visiting London when he picked up a bootleg of the leaked Pat Garrett soundtrack sessions) shared it with him.
Now, the bandmates are following up their many successes with Best Of, a collection of 14 of their favorite songs from three of their albums. Set to be released on February 10, the album will also include two previously unreleased tracks, “Black-Haired Québécoise” and “Heart up in the Sky.”
Check out the track list of their upcoming Best Of album along with a lively performance of “My Bones Gonna Rise Again” live at the Grand Ole Opry.
Here is the Best Of track listing:
1. Wagon Wheel
2. Tell It to Me
3. Down Home Girl
4. Alabama High-Test
5. Big Time in the Jungle
6. CC Rider
7. Take ’Em Away
9. Fall On My Knees
10. My Good Gal
11. I Hear Them All
13. Black-Haired Québécoise
14. Heart Up in the Sky