When you order the Pine Hill CD today you will receive an immediate digital download of the song "Mike Malloy". On August 26 you will receive a link to download the three other tracks and the physical CD will be mailed to you.
Includes unlimited streaming of Pine Hill (4-song EP 2014)
via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
I've really grown to love the band, Old Crow Medicine Show. They have a knack for picking wonderful traditional songs and making them their own. But they are great songwriters too! Songs tend to be about poor white trash on drugs doing dumb things. They write about war, farming, and other obscure topics. "Big TIme in the Jungle" caught my attention. This one was written by Critter Fuqua and rehashes the story of a reasonably normal young Alabama boy who starts out fishin' and gettin' drunk but eventually finds himself in Vietnam fighting for who knows what. Made me feel like I would have ended up there myself. Had a lot of fun working out our arrangement with Ron and Rob then was super happy when Pete Smith came in for the session and adapted the fiddle part to his guitar.
"The first thing you should know about The Successful Failures is that any attempt to plug them into one genre or another is
very much a fool’s errand. Hailing from Trenton, N.J., the band deftly combines Americana, Pop, Rock, and enough of a dusting of Bluegrass that serves as an appetizer to the main course without overwhelming the entire meal." - July 2020, Rock is the New Roll...more