Doc Watson: The Blind Bard from North Carolina

A special tribute to flatpicking guitar legend Doc Watson, who died on May 29th at the age of 89. This hour long program, hosted by WAMU Bluegrass Country's Dick Spottswood, celebrates the life and legacy of Doc Watson and his music.

Playlist:

Artist Title Recording
Doc Watson Beaumont Rag High Windy HW 1258
Doc, Anne & Arnold Watson The Faithful Soldier Rounder 11661-0564-2
Delmore Brothers I've Got Those Big River Blues County CCS-CD-11
Doc Watson Deep River Blues High Windy HW 1258
Doc Watson Smoke, Smoke, Smoke Rounder 11661-0617-2
Doc Watson John Hurt Rounder 11661-0617-2
Clarence (Tom) Ashley The Coo Coo Bird Smithsonian Folkways CD 40029/30
Billie Monroe & Doc Watson East Tennessee Blues Smithsonian Folkways CD 40064
Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs Soldier's Joy Rounder 11661-0526-2
Doc Watson Shake, Rattle and Roll Sugar Hill CD-3836
Doc Watson Talking Blues private recording
Bryan Sutton & Doc Watson Whiskey Before Breakfast Sugar Hill CD-4040
Doc Watson And Am I Born to Die? Rounder 11661-0564-2

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