The Legacy Of Doc Watson

I was saddened to read that country music legend Doc Watson, who popularized the flatpicking style of guitar play, has passed away at age 89. He was the subject of a GMC piece several years ago, so I have repeated it below and reactivated the music in the left column. (The following was originally posted … Continue reading The Legacy Of Doc Watson

Doc Watson Is Still Pickin’

Whew. I just listened to a little piece called "Nashville Pickin'," by a multiple Grammy winner who is among the best to ever pick up a guitar, and yet he remains a relative unknown to many modern country music fans. Maybe that just says something about the direction country music has moved in recent years, … Continue reading Doc Watson Is Still Pickin’