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Old Crow Medicine Show: Remedy

Holly Gleason, Paste, 1 July 2014

WITH 'BRUSHY MOUNTAIN CONJUGAL TRAILER', Remedy's dobro-dripping opener, Old Crow Medicine Show offers a salty, bawdy bit of old-time music basted with tangy strummin' and blowing. The detail-driven carnality-before-execution tale — with its twist of the hangman offering to trade the prisoner liberty for a night with his howling lady inside — is a brazen savor of the flesh and its respite that swings.

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