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  1. Jeff Moehlis: The Circle Will Be Unbroken with John McEuen at Lobero TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Noozhawk

    Multi-instrumentalist John McEuen was the driving force behind the classic 1972 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band album Will the Circle Be Unbroken , which had the band collaborating with bluegrass and country-western legends like Maybelle Carter , Doc Watson , Earl Scruggs and Merle Travis . An instant classic, this album brought genres and generations together in a way that arguably has never been duplicated.

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  2. Mountain Jams: Are You Ready for MerleFest 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Acoustic Guitar

    ... named in memory of the late Merle Watson, the guitar-playing son and musical partner of flatpicking guitar legend Doc Watson. The younger Watson had died tragically in a tractor accident three years earlier. "It was intended to be one time, one ...

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  3. Classic American Ballads from Smithsonian FolkwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Cybergrass

    ... to the thirst for details. On March 24, Smithsonian Folkways will release Classic American Ballads , featuring Doc Watson, Bill Monroe, Pink Anderson, and Sis Cunningham, among many others performing American topical songs that may draw from the ...

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  4. Concord Music Group Acquires Sugar Hill & Vanguard RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Cybergrass

    ... Lee Lewis and Trevor Hall to name a few. Its iconic catalog includes hundreds of pivotal titles from Joan Baez, Doc Watson, Levon Helm, Buddy Guy, Country Joe and the Fish, Big Mama Thornton, Mississippi John Hurt, John Fahey and Buffy Sainte-Marie ...

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  5. Concord Music Group Acquires Vanguard, Sugar Hill LabelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | AllAccess.com

    ... MARC BROUSSARD, JERRY LEE LEWIS and TREVOR HALL, among others. Its iconic catalog includes releases by JOAN BAEZ, DOC WATSON, LEVON HELM, BUDDY GUY, COUNTRY JOE AND THE FISH, BIG MAMA THORNTON, MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT, JOHN FAHEY and BUFFY ...

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  6. Old Crow Medicine Show Coming to Charlottesville PavilionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | WCAV

    ... can't think of a better band than Old Crow Medicine Show, a group with roots in the region that once impressed Doc Watson while busking on a street corner and is now headlining large venues across the country," said DeMaso. Tickets for all events at ...

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  7. Flatpick Rhythm Guitar - a Joe Carr archiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... of early masters like Riley Puckett, Red Smiley, Jimmy Martin, Jimmie Rodgers, Edd Mayfield, Hank Snow, Doc Watson, Rodney Dillard, John Herald, Josh White, Charlie Monroe, Homer Haynes, Eldon Shamblin, Tommy Allsup, Charlie Waller, Arther Smith, ...

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  8. MerleFest 2015 to feature special sets and collaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... music, Americana, blues, country, Celtic, Cajun, cowboy, zydeco, rock and many other styles that the late Doc Watson referred to as "traditional plus." "MerleFest has gotten a reputation for creating special music, moments and memories with the ...

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  9. MerleFest 2015 to feature special sets and collaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... music, Americana, blues, country, Celtic, Cajun, cowboy, zydeco, rock and many other styles that the late Doc Watson referred to as "traditional plus." "MerleFest has gotten a reputation for creating special music, moments and memories with the ...

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  10. Seth Avett, Jessica Lea Mayfield 'Say Yes' to Elliott Smith TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... pure, so we didn't want to get in the way of the music," he explains. "If you're covering Sinatra or Elvis or Doc Watson, all three of those guys are interpreters. They're not really writers. If you're interpreting their songs, you're interpreting ...

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  11. A Happy 2015 RIP Birthday Tribute to the Amazing Doc WatsonRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Aquarius Papers

    In my need to get the first Full Moon article up, I didn't have time to post this. Yesterday was the birthday of one of the greatest flatpickers in history, the legendary Doc Watson.

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  12. Music Box: An 'American Treasure' visits Avalon Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... one of "America's musical treasures." He's to be considered in the same sentence with Michael Hedges, Leo Kottke, Doc Watson, and David Bromberg, to name a few. The multi-genre and multi-day Frozen Harbor Music Festival brings together 150 of the ...

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  13. Band of the Week: The Hawk OwlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    ... bluegrassified rock classics. We're always adding new stuff to our repertoire to keep things exciting. Pete: Doc Watson. Old and in the Way. Peter Rowan. New Riders of the Purple Sage. Hot Rize. And many, many more. Bradley: I've been especially ...

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  14. Two Johns headline Will the Circle Be Unbroken legacyRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... Traditional country stars were being passed over for younger, more hip vocalists. McEuen, 19, was a big fan of Doc Watson, Merle Travis, Roy Acuff and 'Mother' Maybelle Carter and he wanted younger fans to rediscover them. The Dirt Band agreed and ...

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  15. Two Johns headline Will the Circle Be Unbroken legacyRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... Traditional country stars were being passed over for younger, more hip vocalists. McEuen, 19, was a big fan of Doc Watson, Merle Travis, Roy Acuff and 'Mother' Maybelle Carter and he wanted younger fans to rediscover them. The Dirt Band agreed and ...

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  16. Times Are Not What They Used To Be - Poor Valley GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... and the addition of kazoo. Lonesome Road is a traditional song that bluegrass fans might recognize from the Doc Watson recording. Here, it's stripped down, with a stark fiddle and clawhammer banjo arrangement and a mournful sound. The most recent ...

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  17. Beppe Gambetta brings 'American Roots with European Passion' to showRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Union Democrat

    ... at music festivals and concert halls. The Washington Post said his performance "calls to mind what a duet by Doc Watson and Leo Kottke might sound like." This year's program will include traditional American folk tunes, played in the flat-picking ...

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  18. Julian Lage Discusses His New Solo Guitar Album, 'World's Fair'Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Guitar World

    While his musical foundation is rooted firmly in the world of bebop and swing, his playing encapsulates the full breadth of 20th-century American music. The ghosts of Eddie Lang, Skip James, Doc Watson and Elizabeth Cotton haunt his vintage Martin 00-18, with which he creates a sound that is distinctly modern yet deeply indebted to the American folk music tradition.

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  19. Students introduced to odd instrumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... regional singers he named were Etta Baker, who grew up in Caldwell County but at the time lived in Morganton, and Doc Watson from Deep Gap. Trevor Truesdale, 8, of Valmead Elementary School said he enjoyed Holt's story the best. Holt told a folklore ...

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  20. JP Cormier bringing Maritime folk act to WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | My Manitoba.com

    ... playing shone with flawless executions of tunes he learned by ear from records of giants like Chet Atkins and Doc Watson. Fans of the writing traditions of Stan Rogers and Gordon Lightfoot tend to see Cormier as a songwriter, even before a ...

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