Doc Watson, 1923 — 2012

Doc Watson, 1923 -- 2012

“Doc Watson, Blind Guitar Wizard Who Influenced Generations, Dies at 89,” William Grimes, New York Times

“Folk musician Doc Watson dies at 89,” Terence McArdle, Washington Post

“Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer,” Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times

“Doc Watson, Folk Music Icon, Dies At 89,” Neda Ulaby, NPR blog

“Arthel ‘Doc’ Watson dies,” Brian Braiker, The Guardian

“Doc Watson and His Guitar,”Alec Wilkinson, New Yorker blog

 “Doc Watson, Legendary Acoustic Guitarist and Singer, Dies at Age 89,” Edward Morris, CMT

“Doc Watson, folk and bluegrass guitarist, dies aged 89,” BBC News

“Blind Musician Helped Revive Folk Tradition,” Stephen Miller, Wall Street Journal

“Watson leaves notes strung through music history,” Fred Vultee, CNN

“Folk Pioneer Doc Watson Dead at 89,” Benjy Eisen, Rolling Stone

“Remembering Doc Watson, Folk Guitar Hero (1923-2012),” Aviva Shen, Smithsonian blog


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