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  1. A Dram Held High for Ed MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... audience that KUT has had for all different kinds of music." For his last Sunday night, he led off with Doc Watson's "Hello Stranger," a song he used to open shows with quite regularly. He played the Flatlanders ("very much of a part of the 'Austin ...

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  2. Celebrate Blues and Beatles LIVE at the Classic Wineseller this WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... traveling and playing around the U.S. absorbing its rich musical heritage, and performing with artists such as Doc Watson, Old Crow Medicine Show and Etta Baker. Joe Cruz (piano, vocals) performs the best of the Beatles and Elton John at the ...

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  3. Old Crow returns with another Dylan collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | News Observer

    ... in West Virginia and eventually moving to Boone, where the band was discovered busking on a street corner by Doc Watson. He invited them to play Merlefest in North Wilkesboro. The story reads more like a Hollywood fairytale than a country song. They ...

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  4. Old Crow Medicine Show Returns To Chattanooga Nov. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... energy and spirit. They eventually found themselves in Boone, N.C. where they caught the attention of folk icon Doc Watson while playing in front of a pharmacy. He immediately invited the band to play at his MerleFest, helping to launch their ...

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  5. Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Collaborate on Debut AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Cybergrass

    ... misguided male. I take the reins in this song and seek retribution for all the ladies." In 2012, after attending Doc Watson's funeral, Abigail began performing "And Am I Born to Die," a sacred harp piece recorded by Watson. "Doc is one of the main ...

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  6. Old Crow back, and with another Dylan collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... in West Virginia and eventually moving to Boone, where the band was discovered busking on a street corner by Doc Watson. He invited them to play Merlefest in North Wilkesboro. The story reads more like a Hollywood fairytale than a country song. They ...

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  7. Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck to Release Debut AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | RollingStone

    ... traditions from the American Bible Belt. The couple's cover of "And I Am Born to Die" pays tribute to the late Doc Watson, who famously recorded the hymn with fiddler Gaither Carlton, while "Pretty Polly" tips its hat to another husband-and-wife ...

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  8. Old Crow Medicine Show healthy and strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Morning Call

    A decade and a half ago, Old Crow Medicine Show got its first big break from one of the band's biggest musical heroes, Doc Watson.

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  9. Smart bets: Old Crow Medicine ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Mountain Xpress

    ... Show got its start, appropriately, busking in New York City in the late '90s before catching the attention of Doc Watson while in Boone, N.C. The band inspired legions of raucous banjo-fueled neo-folk acts, from Mumford and Sons to Edward Sharpe and ...

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  10. An Evening With Doc Watson & David HoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | WETK-TV Colchester

    AN EVENING WITH DOC WATSON & DAVID HOLT spotlights the signature sound and indomitable spirit of five-time Grammy winner and National Medal of Arts honoree Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson .

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  11. Bluegrass-inspired bands take on The BeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | SavannahNow

    ... Canyon Rangers, both with very different spins on the genre," she says. "The founders of bluegrass - Bill Monroe, Doc Watson, Ralph Stanley, etc - will always be influential, and I'm glad to see so many young musicians carrying on and also expanding ...

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  12. Old Crow Medicine ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Our guests today, Old Crow Medicine Show, got a fabled start to their 15 year career, singing on the street in North Carolina when none other than Doc Watson came by and gave them his blessing.

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  13. Old Crow Medicine Show to Perform Live at Mesa Arts Center, 9/14Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... spirit. They eventually found themselves in Boone, North Carolina where they caught the attention of folk icon Doc Watson while playing in front of a pharmacy. He immediately invited the band to play at his MerleFest, helping to launch their career. ...

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  14. Pod Fodder:Read the original story

    Jul 12, 2014 | BrothersJudd Blog

    For the last 16 years, Nashville-based roots band Old Crow Medicine Show have slowly risen the Americana ranks after being discovered busking in Boone, N.C. by bluegrass legend Doc Watson.

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  15. Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem to play Grand View Inn in JaffreyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | UnionLeader.com

    ... will play the Grand View Barn, 580 Mountain Road, Jaffrey at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16. With influences from Doc Watson to Django Reinhardt, from Fiddlin' John Carson to the funky Meters, Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem bring spirit, quirky humor and ...

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  16. Old Crow Medicine Show's 8 Essential Americana Albums of the Last 15 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    For the last 16 years, Nashville-based roots band Old Crow Medicine Show have slowly risen the Americana ranks after being discovered busking in Boone, N.C. by bluegrass legend Doc Watson .

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  17. An Evening with Gillian Welch and Dave RawlingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Gapers Block

    ... that one can actually buy a bunch of safety pins. Even stories that held a grander scope, like playing with Doc Watson, were so inherently personal, making the audience empathized with Welch and Rawlings. Welch's introduction to "Caleb Meyer" told ...

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  18. Jonathan ByrdRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2014 | Triangle.com

    ... songwriting tradition with southern storytelling and hot guitar picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice. A stalwart of modern folk music, Byrd has released five solo albums with a surprising variety of musical ...

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  19. Five (or more) questions with Bryan SuttonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    ... music that looks forward, but reminds you of where it came from. That sums up one of my main goals as an artist. Doc Watson, Tony Rice, Norman Blake and Jerry Douglas are only a few of the folks I've learned a lot from about this approach. It kind ...

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  20. Remedy - Old Crow Medicine ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | Watersblogged

    ... a dobro played in Josh Graves' or Ferrell Stowe's old-school style. The ragtime blues "Doc's Day" is a tribute to Doc Watson, translated through the inspiration of the Memphis Jug Band. "Cumberland River" is a stomping fiddle tune that weds reel to ...

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