Critter From Old Crow Medicine Show Talks Bob Dylan, Busking And Boone, NC

Critter From Old Crow Medicine Show Talks Bob Dylan, Busking And Boone, NC

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Earlier today, I got to chat with Critter Fuqua from Old Crow Medicine Show. As everyone else in the free world, I am familiar with, and a fan of, “Wagon Wheel” from the Grammy winning group, but I have just started learning about their other music. Um, it rocks, people – especially the songs, “Shit Creek” {my personal fave}, “Brushy Mountain Conjugal Trailer” and “Sweet Amarillo,” all off their album, “Remedy.” It’s interesting to learn that these Grand Ole Opry members made their way around North America in the early days on money they earned while busking. Not sure what that is? Read on to find out.
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Charlie Daniels Talks About His New Album, Volunteer Jam And Touring At 80 #CD80

Charlie Daniels Talks About His New Album, Volunteer Jam And Touring At 80 #CD80

If you are a true country fan, then you know The Charlie Daniels Band and their arguably most popular song, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia.” I also consider, “The South’s Gonna Do It Again,” and “Boogie Woogie Fiddle Country Blues,” to be staples for the true Charlie Daniels Band connoisseur along with my personal favorite, “The Legend Of Wooley Swamp.” Recently inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame, Charlie Daniels also turns 80 next week. With a career spanning literally decades, did I mention that he still does at least 100 shows a year? We got the chance to talk with Charlie Daniels this morning and try to find out where he gets all that energy from.
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