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  1. Lib at Large: Protege of Chet Atkins, Muriel Anderson a goddess of harp guitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... classes from concert guitarist Christopher Parkening, a protege of Andres Segovia. She picked up bluegrass from Doc Watson and Bill Monroe's guitar player in the Bluegrass Boys, Wayne Lewis. And she considered Atkins a musical uncle. One night early ...

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  2. Lib at Large: Protege of Chet Atkins, Muriel Anderson a goddess of harp guitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... classes from concert guitarist Christopher Parkening, a protege of Andres Segovia. She picked up bluegrass from Doc Watson and Bill Monroe's guitar player in the Bluegrass Boys, Wayne Lewis. And she considered Atkins a musical uncle. One night early ...

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  3. The Night Dylan went electricRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... other parts of the country. "As a result, they could bring in people no one had ever heard of which, for example, Doc Watson or Mississippi John Hurt - all these people who became legends of the sixties, first come into the public eye through that ...

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  4. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Newport Folk Celebrates ‘65 RevisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Go Local

    ... purists.' The fact is, as far as I can tell, the people who were most disappointed were not the purists who liked Doc Watson and Mississippi John Hurt; they were the people who liked Peter, Paul and Mary and loved Dylan as the guy who wrote 'Blowin' ...

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  5. Pair of blues shows at Tupelo this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    ... Bromberg has played with famous musicians including Bob Dylan, The Beastie Boys, George Harrison, Emmylou Harris, Doc Watson, John Hiatt, Jerry Garcia, Dr. John, Pete Seeger and Willie Nelson. Tickets are $45-$55.

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  6. Woodstock legend Melanie at Danbury PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... and makes it much richer. I showed all my kids three chords. He took it and ran with it. He was fascinated with Doc Watson and just learned everything. He learned banjo parts and guitar parts and practiced and practiced. Then he became fascinated by ...

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  7. Entertainment Briefs: Musical 'Therapy' on Saturday night ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Sally Milici. The set list includes songs such as Dan Hicks' "How Can I Miss You If You Don't Go Away," Doc Watson's "Ready for Times to Get Better," Steel Wheels' "Red Wing," the Kingston Trio's "Scotch and Soda," the Platters' "Only You," 4 Non ...

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

    Jun 17, 2015 | 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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  9. Mindy Kaling talks PixarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | 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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  10. Kentucky folk singer, dulcimer player Jean Ritchie dies at 92Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | 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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  11. This Week In Music Memoriam: Jean Ritchie and Richard TreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | 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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  12. Live Music: Guster; Grass in the Hall; Billie Fountain; Denim DemonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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