Guitar legend Doc Watson dies at 89

The Seattle

RALEIGH, NC—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, died Tuesday at a North Carolina You could hear the mountains of North Carolina in Doc Watson's music. The rush of a mountain stream, the steady creak of […]

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Doc Watson was a giant influence in music worlds

Chicago Trib

The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Angelina Jolie continues fight against sexual violence, singer Doc Watson dies at age 89, and Jessica Simpson reveals her new daughter. By THE WASHINGTON TIMES You could hear the mountains of North Carolina in Doc Watson's music. The rush of a mountain stream, the steady creak of […]

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Doc Watson, folk guitar master, dead at 89

CBS News

AP Watson was also known for Merlefest, an annual gathering of musicians in Wilkesboro named after his son, who died in a tractor accident in 1985. Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician whose mountain-rooted sound was embraced by Doc Watson played the acoustic guitar with such pure precision that Bob Dylan once compared […]

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An appreciation: Doc Watson, flatpicker, song stylist, messenger

Los Angeles

The great guitarist Doc Watson, who started his career in a rockabilly band then found an appreciative audience playing at folk festivals, has died at age 89. Listen, relish, mourn: If you don't have any of his recordings, a good Doc Watson, a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter, has passed away. He was 89 years old. The great […]

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Doc Watson, 89; folk legend mastered flatpicking style

Boston.com

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, […]

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