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  1. The Devil Makes Three Talks the Value of Not Rushing New MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Phoenix New Times

    ... says Bernhard, listing in rapid fire Townes Van Zandt, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Tampa Red, Ralph Stanley, Doc Watson and Bill Monroe, and Hank Williams. The band takes its time writing albums, letting the songs percolate and come as naturally ...

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  2. The Devil Makes Three deals with death by making the most of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Georgia Straight

    ... to us obviously. We love the old blues songs about partying, but we also love the gospel music of Bill Monroe and Doc Watson and Hank Williams." Redemption and Ruin is also likely to include songs by Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, and Townes Van ...

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  3. MerleFest Announces More ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the heart of Appalachia. MerleFest continues the legacy of Doc Watson and is a benefit for the college. The homecoming of roots music fans draws nearly 80,000 participants every year. We'd love to ...

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  4. From Doc Watson to Carl Miner: The Power of Bluegrass Crosspicking - VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Guitar World

    ... fancy remained mostly out of reach for bluegrass lead guitarists until the arrival of one individual. When Doc Watson burst on the scene as part of the folk revival movement of the early 1960s, his ability to go toe-to-toe with virtuoso fiddle ...

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  5. Americana songwriter Jonathan Byrd tells stories of everyday folkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... songwriting tradition with southern storytelling and hot guitar picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice. "Jonathan Byrd swings from the roots of American music," says The Independent . "He jumps between gutbucket blues ...

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  6. David Bromberg donates papers to Library of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... many styles of American roots music, and found himself moving in circles that included icons like Bob Dylan, Doc Watson, Pete Seeger, Jerry Garcia, and George Harrison. In more recent years his focus has turned to violin building and repair, and ...

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  7. American Folk Musician David Bromberg Donates His Papers To The Library Of CongressRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | Mi2n

    American folk-music legend David Bromberg, a guitar and fiddle virtuoso who has become a renowned expert in rare violins, has donated papers pertaining to his musical career to the Library of Congress' American Folklife Center. The collection, dating from Bromberg's early stage days playing with such folk luminaries as Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and Doc Watson, includes notes, letters, photographs, ephemera from shows and audio and video recordings documenting public and private performances.

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  8. David Bromberg donates papers to Library of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... a renowned expert in rare violins. He has played with such well-known folk artists as Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and Doc Watson.

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  9. David Bromberg donates papers to Library of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... a renowned expert in rare violins. He has played with such well-known folk artists as Bob Dylan , Pete Seeger and Doc Watson .

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  10. All-New Historic Releases From the Bottom Line Archive Series 10/30:...Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Mi2n

    ... 'If I Had a Hammer,' 'Eight Miles High,' 'Bells of Rhymney' and 'So You Want to be a Rock 'n' Roll Star.' * Doc Watson: Live at the Bottom Line - These 2002 live recordings capture the guitar virtuoso on the heels of his sixth Grammy win (out of ...

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  11. Slim Pickins Bluegrass Plays At River City Sessions Oct. 9Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... that the band shares. They combine the talent, instrumentation, and song selection of a New Grass Revival, Doc Watson or David Grisman with an energy level not seen since the Ramones. It is this combination that pushed the band into recent ...

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  12. Artist returns to Princeton CoffeehouseRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    Folk-rock artist Sally Spring will perform at the Princeton Coffeehouse at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. The Coffeehouse is located at Open Prairie United Church of Christ, 25 E. Marion St. in Princeton.

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  13. Inaugural Long Journey Home Musical Heritage Tour Launches In Johnson County, Tn.Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Beginning at the unveiling and continuing throughout the day, Grayon's music and the music that Tom Ashley, Doc Watson, Clint Howard, and Fred Price carried to the Smithsonian and Carnegie Hall will be performed live at the home places of the ...

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

    Aug 13, 2015 | 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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  15. Lib at Large: Protege of Chet Atkins, Muriel Anderson a goddess of harp guitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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