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Doc Watson, from Deep Gap in Watauga County, is an internationally famous musician who performs country, blues, folk, and old Appalachian tunes. He is one of the world's best flat-pickers and has won four Grammy awards during his career.
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Arthel \"Doc\" Watson of Deep Creek has been blind since the age of one. This has not prevented him from making music for over fifty years. His flatpicking style has brought a new role to the acoustic guitar in American folk music. He is a winner of five Grammy awards and is much sought after for performances.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p21-23, por
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5004
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Doc Watson began making music in 1935 on a $12 Stella guitar. Today at 77, the five-time Grammy Award winner is semi-retired, but stills finds time from home chores to perform for nationally and locally. Watson discusses his style of playing and what he has learned over the years.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 18 Issue 2, Jan 2001, p37 Periodical Website
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6541
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Blind from birth, Doc Watson rose from the obscurity of his Deep Gap community to international acclaim as a folk musician. He is acknowledged by many as the fastest guitar picker in the world. He has recorded sixteen albums and appeared on many others with other musicians. In this TAR HEEL interview Watson discusses disco music, politics, the uncertainties of the music business, and his impressions of a Concorde flight.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Feb 1980, p17-18, il, por
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17778
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As an infant in Watauga County, Arthel Lane Watson lost his sight. As a teenager he picked up a guitar. As an adult he is revered as the great \"Doc\" Watson.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 2, July 2012, p114-120, 122, 124, f Periodical Website
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17835
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Avett discusses his opportunity to meet the legendary Doc Watson and how this visit changed his approach to music.
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11885
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Arthel \"Doc\" Watson of Deep Creek has been blind since the age of one. This has not prevented him from making music for over fifty years. His flatpicking style has brought a new role to the acoustic guitar in American folk music. He is one of the state's best-known, award-winning musicians.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 49 Issue 1, Fall 2009, p9-11, il, por