Call for Music Writers... Rock, Indie, Urban, Electronic, Americana, Metal, World and More

Doc Watson

Reviews

Wednesday, September 3 2008

Doc Watson: American Master Series

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

Doc Watson: Trouble in Mind: The Doc Watson Country Blues Collection 1964-1998

Creates an atmosphere of down-home relaxation that can't help but comfort.


Monday, September 10 2001

Doc Watson: At Gerdes Folk City

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

Doc Watson, The Best of Doc Watson 1964-1968

Internationally renowned for his unique flatpicking guitar style, Doc Watson is one of the most prolific and influential guitarists of the 20th century.


Blogs

Wednesday, June 6 2012

Elizabeth Cook Pays Tribute to Doc Watson

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

Flatpicking Folk Legend Doc Watson Passes Away at 89

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.


News

Tuesday, June 7 2011

For Doc Watson, folk music is elementary

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


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.