Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Big Iron World by Old Crow Medicine Show, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Big Iron World

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

iTunes Review

Old Crow Medicine Show honed their authentic American folk sound the old-fashioned way: nonstop performance since 1998, playing for crowds ranging from a dozen folks on a street corner to thousands of people at auditoriums, opening for country legends like Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, and Marty Stuart. Along the way they joined forces with David Rawlings, who co-wrote five of the tracks and produced this album, and Rawlings’ musical partner, Gillian Welch, who plays drums on four songs. Big Iron World is their second release and features more original songs than 2004's self-titled debut. Their own compositions fit snugly alongside Woody Guthrie’s “Union Maid” and public domain tunes “Cocaine Habit” and “Let it Alone” while still maintaining a modern feel, combining old-time acoustic string band instrumentation (harmonica, upright bass, fiddle, banjo, and slide guitar), a strong and expressive collective voice rooted firmly in the country and bluegrass tradition, and the energy and enthusiasm of an electrified rock’n’roll group. Raucous, heartfelt, and above all, fun, Big Iron World bridges the gap between the old folk world and the new.


Formed: 1998 in Harrisonburg, VA

Genre: Country

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Mountain music revivalists Old Crow Medicine Show spin traditional folk and bluegrass yarns with a rock & roll attitude. Critter Fuqua (vocals/banjo/resonator guitar), Kevin Hayes (guitjo), Morgan Jahnig (upright bass), Ketch Secor (vocals/fiddle/harmonica/banjo), and Willie Watson (vocals/guitar/banjo) may specialize in rags, hollers, and pre-World War II blues, but they were weaned on Nirvana and Public Enemy. The quintet's members -- who are all from different states -- met in New York, hit the...
Full bio

Top Albums and Songs by Old Crow Medicine Show

Big Iron World, Old Crow Medicine Show
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.