• Rosa Lee Watson passes

    Rosa Lee Watson, wife to Doc Watson for 65 years, died on Thursday (November 22) at the nursing facility where she had been living in North Carolina the past year and a half. She was the mother of Eddy Merle

  • So Long, Doc, Earl, and Doug

    This reflection on three legends who have passed on during 2012 is a contribution from flatpicking legend Dan Crary. In addition to being a pioneering guitarist, Crary is an Associate Professor of Speech Communications at California State University at Fullerton.

  • Del discusses his fallen comrades

    Milo Farineau caught up with Del McCoury recently, and took the opportunity to get his reflections on some fellow bluegrass legends who have passed on this past few months. Milo:  It’s been a tough year of loss for the bluegrass world.

  • Seth Avett on Doc Watson

    Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to see The Avett Brothers perform at the Fraze Pavilion in Kettering, OH. (I can already see the rigid traditionalists rolling their eyes.) I was thoroughly surprised to see the Avetts perform several tribute

  • A Memorial To Doc

    This remembrance of Doc is a contribution from Sandy Rothman, a former Blue Grass Boy and member of the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band. Sandy is a recognized multi-instrumentalist with a long history on the bluegrass scene, with a pair of

  • Arrangements for Doc Watson

    Funeral services for Doc Watson will be held this weekend in Deep Gap, NC at the Laurel Springs Baptist Church. Doc's body will lie in state on Sunday (6/3) from 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT), with the funeral to follow. Laurel Springs Pastor Larry

  • Doc Watson and Bill Monroe audio

    Fred Robbins, one of bluegrass music's most diligent archivists, has assembled five stage recordings from Doc Watson on his web site. These are all contributions from Ken Landreth, captured between 1969 and '71. Younger festival goers may not know that during