Wednesday, 30 May 2012

RIP: Doc Watson

Doc Watson, who? From the wikipedia: Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (born 3 Mar 1923, died 29 May 2012) was an American guitar player, songwriter and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues and gospel music. He won seven Grammy awards as well as a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Watson's flatpicking skills and knowledge of traditional American music were highly regarded.

Just dig that Abe Lincoln beard on Doc Watson's record, Memories:
Side 1: Rambling Hobo, Shady Grove, Wake Up Little Maggie, Peartree, Keep on the Sunny Side, Double File and Salt Creek
Side 2: Curly Headed Baby, Miss the Mississippi and You, Wabash Cannonball, My Rose of Old Kentucky, Blues Stay Away from Me
Side 3: Walking Boss, Make Me a Pallet, In the Jailhouse Now, Steel Guitar Rag, Hang Your Head in Shame, You Don't Know My Mind Blues
Side 4: Moody River, Don't Tell Me Your Troubles, Columbus Stockade, Mama Don't Allow No Music, Thoughts of Never

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