Wednesday, September 3 2008
In a perfect world, Watson would be given the royal treatment of a multi-disc box set, complete with rare and unreleased tracks, obscure live cuts, and other treats.
Thursday, May 1 2003
Creates an atmosphere of down-home relaxation that can't help but comfort.
Monday, September 10 2001
America has been blessed with more than its share of roots music troubadours. . . . Musicians like Leadbelly, Lonnie Johnson, Mance Lipscomb, Jimmie Rodgers, Bob Dylan, Mississippi John Hurt, Townes Van Zandt, Woody Guthrie . . . and Arthel 'Doc' Watson.
Saturday, December 31 1994
Internationally renowned for his unique flatpicking guitar style, Doc Watson is one of the most prolific and influential guitarists of the 20th century.
Wednesday, June 6 2012
Elizabeth Cook paid tribute to Doc Watson at a show the day after his passing with a take on the classic "Columbus Stockade Blues". Cook's latest record, Gospel Plow EP, drops next week.
Wednesday, May 30 2012
Doc Watson, along with Django Reinhardt, was the pre-eminent acoustic six-string player in any genre. A true legend of the 20th century, we pay him tribute via these video highlights.
Tuesday, June 7 2011
PHILADELPHIA — The esteem in which Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson is held in the folk-music community is best expressed by Texas troubadour Guy Clark in his