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  1. Italian guitarist Beppe Gambetta to play Valhalla festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    ... and 'E-Town.'" Gambetta has performed with some great heroes of the folk scene like David Grisman, Gene Parsons, Doc Watson and Norman Blake during his career.

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  2. Mindy Kaling talks PixarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Toledo Blade

    ... in the traditional busking street performance and was discovered by legendary bluegrass and country musician Doc Watson in 2000. Since then the soulfoul troupe has been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and has won two Grammy Awards, including "Best ...

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  3. Kentucky folk singer, dulcimer player Jean Ritchie dies at 92Read the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Erie Times News

    ... of the folk music boom of the 1950s and '60s, she was a contemporary of such giants as Pete Seeger, Odetta and Doc Watson. She influenced a generation of younger singers such as Judy Collins and Emmylou Harris. "I see folk music as a river that ...

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  4. This Week In Music Memoriam: Jean Ritchie and Richard TreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Stranger

    ... Brand's Folksong Festival radio show; played and recorded with some of the big folkies, like Pete Seeger and Doc Watson ; was a mainstay at the Newport Folk Festival ; wrote songs sung by Johnny Cash and Emmylou Harris ; and authored The Swapping ...

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  5. Live Music: Guster; Grass in the Hall; Billie Fountain; Denim DemonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Charleston City Paper

    ... Broadcasters Thurs. June 4 6:30 p.m. $15-$25 Charleston Music Hall Red Cedar Review's Brad Edwardson sees Doc Watson, one of the men who legitimized acoustic guitar as a lead instrument in bluegrass, as one of his big influences. "I really love the ...

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  6. Jean Ritchie, Kentucky-born folksinger, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | State Journal

    ... of the folk music boom of the 1950s and '60s, she was a contemporary of such giants as Pete Seeger, Odetta and Doc Watson. She influenced a generation of younger singers such as Judy Collins and Emmylou Harris. "I see folk music as a river that ...

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  7. Passing onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    This cover image for the 1963 Folkways album Jean Ritchie and Doc Watson at Folk City forms a link between three recent obituaries on Bluegrass Today . On Monday 1 June Jean Ritchie died.

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  8. Kentucky folksinger, dulcimer player Jean Ritchie dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Crescent-News.com

    ... of the folk music boom of the 1950s and '60s, she was a contemporary of such giants as Pete Seeger, Odetta and Doc Watson. She influenced a generation of younger singers such as Judy Collins and Emmylou Harris. "I see folk music as a river that ...

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  9. Old Crow Medicine Show plays Jannus Live May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... energy and spirit eventually took them to Boone, North Carolina, where they caught the attention of folk icon Doc Watson while playing in front of a pharmacy. According to the band's biography, Watson immediately invited the band to play at his ...

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  10. Bethany & Rufus featuring Brahim Fribgane at Baur's Listening LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... a version of "Cotton Eyed Joe", a song that predates the Civil War and has since been recorded by many such as Doc Watson, Nina Simone, and even a Swedish Euro-dance combo called Rednex. Bethany's vocal style flowed over West African rhythms and ...

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  11. Children's book about Doc Watson focuses on his early yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... of 20th-century folk guitar. But Hillsborough author Robbin Gourley had a different thought about him. "Given who Doc Watson was, a blind musician, it seemed like he was a perfect story of someone who overcame adversity to go on to do something ...

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  12. Old Crow Medicine Show:Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Connect Savannah

    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. Watson's daughter happened upon the group playing on a street corner in Boone, North Carolina one day in 2000, thought her father would like Old Crow's music and returned with him an hour later.

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  13. Country music traditions harmonize at Voices CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Westport News

    ... songwriting tradition with southern storytelling and hot guitar picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice. He has released five solo albums with a variety of musical approaches, and an acoustic collaboration with fellow ...

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  14. Jonathan Byrd, left, and Sally Barris will perform May 9 at the Voices Cafe at the Unitarian Church.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Westport News

    ... songwriting tradition with southern storytelling and hot guitar picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice. He has released five solo albums with a variety of musical approaches, and an acoustic collaboration with fellow ...

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  15. Celtic harper and guitarist to perform May 15 at Morristown Unitarian FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... website. "This celebrated duo took the place by storm. Stately Carolan tunes, jazzy Django-ish numbers, dazzling Doc Watson tunes - this pair can nonchalantly do the lot. Guitar players applauded and went sadly home to burn their instruments!" (The ...

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

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  17. Mountain Jams: Are You Ready for MerleFest 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  18. Classic American Ballads from Smithsonian FolkwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | 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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  19. Concord Music Group Acquires Sugar Hill & Vanguard RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | 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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  20. Concord Music Group Acquires Vanguard, Sugar Hill LabelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | 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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