Smithsonian Folkways remembers Arthel Lane “Doc” Watson (1923-2012)
Smithsonian Folkways remembers influential and inspirational folk singer and guitarist Arthel Lane “Doc” Watson (1923-2012), who passed away yesterday. Watson, who was first-recorded in the 1960s by the late Smithsonian Folklife director Ralph Rinzler, recorded four albums in the Smithsonian Folkways collection and appears on many compilations.
Smithsonian Folkways Discography
Hour-long “Sound Sessions” Podcast about Doc Watson
Video of “Deep River Blues”