All posts tagged “Doc Watson

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If Doc Watson were still with us, he would have turned 93 today. Doc Watson played huge role in popularizing Old Time music, and he was both a fine singer and a remarkable guitarist. I’ve known Doc Watson’s music since my teens when I used… Read More

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Shady Grove

Shady Grove is a tune that has had a lot of play over the years. I always associate this one with Doc Watson. I learned to play a version of this tune when I started learning clawhammer, but stopped playing it for no real reason… Read More

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Blind but Now I See

Blind but Now I See is Kent Gustavson’s biorgraphy of the late Doc Watson. When I read about this book I was very much looking forward to it because I’ve been listening to and enjoying Doc Watson’s music for many years. I think my introduction… Read More

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The Coo Coo

Time for a Daily Dose. Let’s start at the start – with Clarence Ashley. Nice interview segment with this one… Here are Sutton, Holt and Coleman…this version starts with a  great little story about Doc Watson. The Coo Coo has a lot of legs and… Read More