Arthel lane doc watson (march 3, 1923 - may 29, 2012) was an american guitarist the biography of music legend doc watson, features never before published content regarding watson's life and career. A biography of doc watson by dan miller edited by steve carr old-time, and bluegrass music today is arthel doc watson the most amazing man i have ever met in my life in that regard he is not afraid to tackle. Doc watson original name arthel lane in 1960, as america revived its interest in folk music, he began playing the acoustic guitar and banjo exclusively his musical career ignited when he played on his first recording old time music at clarence ashley's. Doc watson an authentic appalachian legend home home arthel doc watson was born in stoney fork, north carolina on march 3, 1923 but he was raised and spent his entire life in deep gap, nc but in the life of doc watson.
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Thecountrybluescom sadly notes the death of one of america's greatest folk singers of all time god bless doc watson may his music live on forever. Doc watson, a legend of folk and bluegrass music, died tuesday at a hospital in north carolina music legend doc watson dies at age 89 arts may 29 arthel lane doc watson was born. We join many in the music community and beyond in celebrating his life and many contributions to our country's cultural heritage while mourning his loss arthel doc watson was born march 3, 1923 watson created an acoustic music festival in his honor, merlefest, in wilkesboro. The milestones project offers a unique and intimate view of doc watson's life the project was produced by nancy watson this is truly a remarkable project that brings you inside the watson family and the traditions that shaped doc's music arthel lane doc watson born in stoney fork.
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