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Doc Watson's 'Live at Club 47' Is a Welcome Addition to His Legacy

Live at Club 47 documents a time when musicians such as Doc Watson would claim authenticity through playing acoustic instruments and singing story songs about a simpler time.

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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.

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Various Artists: The Best Of Hootenanny [DVD]

Any DVD collection that can show you the roots of popular music forms like country music and the blues, played by some of the key musicians in the genres, is well worth the price of admission.

Leigh H. Edwards
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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.

Rob Varak

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