Old Crow Medicine Show Premieres ‘Nashville Rising’ Video
Old Crow Medicine Show shared a video for their new song, “Nashville Rising.” The tune and video — edited by filmmaker Julia Golonka — are an homage to Music City just a month after tornadoes ravaged Nashville and Tennesse.
Proceeds from the song will head to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s Emergency Response Fund. When the tornadoes hit, Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor took shelter in his basement with his children. But unfortunately it wasn’t Ketch’s first Nashville tornado.
“I love Nashville. I moved here right after the last tornado that really tore through this town and never thought we’d see another,” Secor said. “I know most of us never thought we’d see anything like what this last month has been, whether in Music City or elsewhere around the world. These are the dark times where music can really light the way, the times of immeasurable hardship where music can soothe a troubled soul. I wrote ‘Nashville Rising’ in the hopes that positivity, perseverance, and people power will be just as contagious as COVID-19.”
The devastation of the tornadoes was almost immediately compounded by the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. OCMS recorded “Nashville Rising” at their Hartland Studio in East Nashville just days before a stay-at-home order was issued. The song features Old Crow’s Ketch Secor, Morgan Jahnig, Cory Younts, Joe Andrews, Robert Price, Charlie Worsham and Jerry Pentecost along with special guests Molly Tuttle (guitar and vocals), Shelly Colvin (harp and vocals) and Skylar Wilson (vibes).
Watch the video for “Nashville Rising,” originally premiered by The Tennessean, below: