I’ve been a fan of Old Crow Medicine show since I first heard “Wagon Wheel.” So it was a bit of a thrill to interview founding member Ketch Secor. He definitely made it worth my while.
“We’ve educated a lot of people,” Secor says. “Not like we sat them down and taught them or read some of the history — nothing like that — rather by making the music exciting again and making it significant again, making it matter, by making jugs and harps and harmony-singing and songs about hard work and fiddle tunes and square dance songs … by making those songs present again, we’ve managed to assist in a whole generation of people rediscovering the music.”
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