Goodbye to Doc Watson 1923 – 2012

Awe-inspiring guitarist, Grammy award winning folksinger, and treasured American performer Arthel “Doc” Watson passed away on May 29, 2012 at age 89.

The blind, flat-picking guitar player inspired many country, bluegrass, and folk musicians with his technical ability, gentle nature and authentic voice.  Doc will be missed, but his music is timeless.

Click on the link to watch a video of a Doc Watson performance of “Tennessee Stud”

The Central Library owns several Doc Watson CDs.  Click on the image to connect to our holdings information.

Sittin’ Here Pickin’ the Blues

Ballads from Deep Gap


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