Doc Watson, Blind Guitar Wizard Who Influenced Generations, Dies at 89

RALEIGH, N.C. — Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician whose mountain-rooted sound was embraced by generations and whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world,

Doc Watson, the legendary folk singer whose astonishing guitar playing influenced generations of musicians, died today at hospital in Winston-Salem. He was.

Doc Watson died today in a North Carolina hospital. He was 89, and had recently undergone abdominal surgery. His real name was Arthel Lane Watson, but I didn't know that until today. Blind since the age of 1, he was still

Grammy-winning U.S. guitarist and folk singer Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson died on Tuesday in a North Carolina hospital at age 89, his management company said. Watson died at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in

Bluegrass legend Doc Watson has died following complications from colon surgery, according to He was 89. The North Carolina native was blinded shortly after birth, but was undeterred from becoming one of the

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