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

    Monday May 18 | 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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  2. Bethany & Rufus featuring Brahim Fribgane at Baur's Listening LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | 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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  3. Children's book about Doc Watson focuses on his early yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | 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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  4. 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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  5. Country music traditions harmonize at Voices CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | 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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  6. Jonathan Byrd, left, and Sally Barris will perform May 9 at the Voices Cafe at the Unitarian Church.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | 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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  7. Celtic harper and guitarist to perform May 15 at Morristown Unitarian FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Old Crow Medicine Show Coming to Charlottesville PavilionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. MerleFest 2015 to Feature Special Sets and CollaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... music, Americana, blues, country, Celtic, Cajun, cowboy, zydeco, rock and many other styles that the late Doc Watson referred to as "traditional plus." Jim Lauderdale with North Mississippi Allstars, The Del McCoury Band performing songs of Woody ...

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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