Posts Tagged ‘Doc Watson’
The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its Grammy Hall Of Fame, including classic recordings by Sam Cooke, George Harrison, Neil Young, James Brown, The Rolling Stones, Dolly Parton, and Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy, says:
Tags: BJ Thomas, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Doc Watson, Dolly Parton, George Harrison, Grammy Hall of Fame, Kris Kristofferson, Neil Young, Sam Cooke, The Rolling Stones, U2
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American folk musician, Doc Watson, died on Tuesday (May 29) at a North Carolina hospital aged 89. Watson had been in criticial condition for days, following a fall at his home in the Blue Ridge Mountains last week.
Doc Watson was one of the most important artists in traditional American folk music, inspiring generations of listeners with his lightning-fast flatpicking guitar style.
Tags: Deep River Blues, Doc Watson, Doc Watson death, Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms, Sitting on Top of the World, the three pickers
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