PRAY TO GOD I SEE HEADLIGHTS

I know that it is diametrically opposed to the typical ATG theme, but I can’t help but love the country classic “Wagon Wheel” by Old Crow Medicine Show. Call me a douchey UVa kid or what have you, but when I was first introduced to the song by my study abroad friends Chris, Katie, and Emma in Florence, I couldn’t help but love it. Something about the harmonies teamed with the banjo did it for me. Given the circumstances, “Wagon Wheel” now brings me back to a nostalgic part of my life, and I feel as though the song was created to strike that same nostalgic chord with most listeners. But I digress…

Imagine my excitement when I discover that ATG favorite Mumford & Sons had recorded a cover of “Wagon Wheel” on BBC’s Radio 2 Sessions. Imagine my anger when I realize that it was released back in late March. BUT…Imagine my happiness when I finally listen.

MP3: Mumford & Sons – “Wagon Wheel (OCMS Cover)”

Love,
Zack

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2 Responses to PRAY TO GOD I SEE HEADLIGHTS

  1. BRET says:

    Old Crow Medicine Show only wrote the verses to the song… Bob Dylan wrote the chorus first.

  2. JayeL says:

    Great find, no matter how old. I was a big fan of the original, but this is a pretty solid cover.

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