Guitar Picking Master Doc Watson Dies In N.c. At 89

You could hear the mountains of North Carolina in Doc Watson's music. The rush of a mountain stream, the steady creak of a mule in leather harness plowing rows in topsoil and the echoes of ancient sounds made by a vanishing people were an intrinsic part of the folk musician's powerful, homespun sound.

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    Without the help of his eyes, Doc Watson managed to influence future generations of guitar players, become known as one of the fastest flat picking players around ... Arthel “Doc” Watson was a master of flatpicking at extremely high tempi, an ...
    05/30/2012 - 9:22 am | View Link
  • Guitar picking master Doc Watson dies at 89
    RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — You could hear the mountains of North Carolina in Doc Watson's music. The rush of a mountain stream, the steady creak of a mule in leather harness plowing rows in topsoil and the echoes of ancient sounds made by a vanishing ...
    05/30/2012 - 2:31 am | View Link
  • Guitar picking master Doc Watson dies at 89
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician whose mountain-rooted sound was embraced by generations and whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world, died Tuesday at a North Carolina ...
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  • Doc Watson, folk musician, dies at 89 in North Carolina: manager
    Arthel Lane “Doc” Watson, one of the great modern troubadours ... He also learned the guitar, where his first song was “When Roses Bloom in Dixieland.” Watson listened to local musicians and early country artists like Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter ...
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