Doc Watson

  • May 30, 2012  

    Music legend Doc Watson died Tuesday at age 89. While he didn’t record an album until his 40s, his guitar-playing and singing helped define and influence the sound of folk and bluegrass music for several generations. Jeffrey Brown and Katy Daley, host of WAMU’s “Bluegrass Country” discuss the blind guitar legend’s legacy. Continue reading

  • May 29, 2012   BY Mike Melia  

    Doc Watson, a legend of folk and bluegrass music, died Tuesday at a hospital in North Carolina. He was 89 years old. Blind as an infant, Watson developed into one of the nation’s finest pickers and received scores of honors.
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