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

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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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  2. MerleFest 2015 to feature special sets and collaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | 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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  3. MerleFest 2015 to feature special sets and collaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | 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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  4. Seth Avett, Jessica Lea Mayfield 'Say Yes' to Elliott Smith TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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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  5. A Happy 2015 RIP Birthday Tribute to the Amazing Doc WatsonRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Hear archival interviews with Ramblin Jack Elliott, Doc Watson and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... two interviews from Gene's personal archives. In the 8:00 hour, we'll hear an interview and performance by Doc Watson and John Pilla, originally broadcast on WHAT in 1965. And in the 10:00 hour, we'll hear a session with Ramblin Jack Elliott, ...

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  16. Rosin up the bow: Gaston School of the Arts hosts 4th annual bluegrass workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... different playing styles, fretting techniques and told a story of a time he visited the house of bluegrass legend Doc Watson. "I remember Earl Scruggs came over and all they talked about was their lawnmowers," he said. "Imagine that, two of the best ...

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  17. Wood & Wire Releases Follow-Up Album 'The Coast' Feb. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... 3, 2015. A culmination of distinct musical personalities, the band's influences range from Led Zeppelin to Doc Watson - and everything in between. "We're from all over the country," says Bassist Dom Fisher, describing the resulting sound as ...

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  18. The Avett Brothers, Jim Avett and the Earls of Leicester added to MerleFest lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... music, Americana, blues, country, Celtic, Cajun, cowboy, zydeco, rock and many other styles that the late Doc Watson referred to as "traditional plus." The Avett Brothers - one of the most requested-by-fans performers in the history of the festival ...

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  19. "The Dean of Folk DJs" Gene Shay will retire from the airwaves in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... Yeah there was Dylan and Joni, Judy Collins, Jackson Browne and Tom Rush. But there was also Judy Roderick. Doc Watson, Jamie Brockett and Patrick Sky and lots more 'blues, ballads and bluegrass.'" In addition to his musical knowledge, Shay ...

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  20. Jonathan Byrd to play Cat's CradleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Triangle.com

    Jonathan Byrd is a preacher's son, a Gulf War veteran, and a Kerrville New Folk award winner from seven generations of North Carolinians. A Jonathan Byrd show is musical theater, bringing together the Texas songwriting tradition with southern storytelling and hot guitar picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice.

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