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Doc Watson has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 15 episodes and was first played on 7 April 2016.

Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923, Deep Gap, North Carolina – May 29, 2012, Winston-Salem, North Carolina) was a guitar player, banjo player, songwriter and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues and gospel music.

Doc played guitar in both flatpicking and fingerpicking style, but was best known for his flatpick work. His virtuosity combined with his authenticity as a mountain musician made him a highly influential figure during the folk music revival. He pioneered the fast and flashy bluegrass lead guitar style…

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Georgie
Doc Watson
Vanguard1967
Georgie
Doc WatsonVanguard1967
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The Cuckoo Bird
Doc Watson
Craft Recordings2021
The Cuckoo Bird
Doc WatsonCraft Recordings2021
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The Coo-Coo Bird
Doc Watson, Clarence Ashley
Smithsonian Folkways1994
The Coo-Coo Bird
Doc Watson, Clarence AshleySmithsonian Folkways1994
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Go Dig My Grave
Jean Ritchie, Doc Watson
Smithsonian Folkways1990
Go Dig My Grave
Jean Ritchie, Doc WatsonSmithsonian Folkways1990
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Handsome Molly
Doc Watson
Vanguard1973
Handsome Molly
Doc WatsonVanguard1973
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Nashville Blues
Doc Watson
Vanguard1964
Nashville Blues
Doc WatsonVanguard1964
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The Lawson Family Murder
Doc Watson
Vanguard1995
The Lawson Family Murder
Doc WatsonVanguard1995
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Black Mountain Rag
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band feat. Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Mother Maybelle Carter, Merle Travis, Roy Acuff
Capitol Records2002
Black Mountain Rag
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band feat. Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Mother Maybelle Carter, Merle Travis, Roy AcuffCapitol Records2002
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Swing And Turn Jubilee
Jean Ritchie, Doc Watson
Smithsonian Folkways1990
Swing And Turn Jubilee
Jean Ritchie, Doc WatsonSmithsonian Folkways1990
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Pretty Saro
Jean Ritchie, Doc Watson
Smithsonian Folkways1990
Pretty Saro
Jean Ritchie, Doc WatsonSmithsonian Folkways1990
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