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Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!

03 Mar 04 - 06:13 AM (#1128330)
Subject: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: GUEST,ballpienhammer


03 Mar 04 - 11:38 AM (#1128450)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: Rapparee

You betcha!


03 Mar 04 - 12:19 PM (#1128474)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: GUEST,Van

I try to play like him but fail miserably - still nice to have a bit of ambition.


03 Mar 04 - 07:18 PM (#1128739)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: Bee-dubya-ell

Yahoo!


03 Mar 04 - 07:44 PM (#1128760)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: Mrrzy

Happy bday indeed, venerable veritable icon of fingerpickin!


04 Mar 04 - 07:08 PM (#1129396)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: GUEST,Mappa Mundi

And many more hopefully. He's a purdy good flatpicker too! ;)


04 Mar 04 - 07:58 PM (#1129445)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: pdq

Why is this on the "BS" side? If Doc Watson isn't folk music then who is???


05 Mar 04 - 05:35 PM (#1130064)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: GUEST,Martin Gibson

To me, Doc Watson is bluegrass.

Pete Seeger is folk music.

Uh, here comes another "What is folk" discussion.


06 Mar 04 - 10:49 AM (#1130371)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: Mr Red

AND ?


07 Mar 04 - 01:04 AM (#1130720)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: GUEST,BC

I have to agree with pdq - if Doc isn't folk , therre's no such thing.      I'm sure Pete Seeger would agree. Doc really isn't "bluegrass" but bis guitar style has influenced bluegrass as much as Bill Monroe's mandolin and Earl Scruggs' banjo. But then again, I'd consider Monroe and Scruggs as icons of American folk music. Doc, Bill, and Earl have much stronger trasditional roots than Pete, and once again, I'm sure Mr. Seeger would bw the first to agree.


07 Mar 04 - 10:48 AM (#1130872)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: Midchuck

I also question why this thread is down here.

Someone seems to feel that Doc Watson isn't music.

If that is in fact the case, someone is a dork, pure and simple.

Peter.


10 Mar 04 - 10:47 AM (#1133055)
Subject: RE: BS: Happy Birthday, Doc Watson!
From: Midchuck

Whoops! Doc ain't the only one in March!

Norman Blake - 3/10/38 (according to TUMGF).

Peter.