Doc Watson, 89; folk legend mastered flatpicking style


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

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

By Michael Martinez CNN (CNN) — Doc Watson, the bluegrass music legend from Appalachia who was renowned for his flatpicking and fingerstyle technique on the acoustic guitar, died Tuesday at a hospital in North Carolina, according to Mary Katherine

Grammy-winning US folk legend Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson, who branched out from his Appalachian musical roots blending in bluegrass, country, gospel and blues, died in North Carolina, his promoters said. He was 89. Watson, a National Medal of Arts winner

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

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