• Doc’s surgery a success

    Doc Watson's surgery last night has been described as successful, and we are told that Watson came through it well. Sources tell us that his entire colon was removed, and that Doc is resting as comfortably as can be expected after

  • Doc Watson to undergo surgery tonight

    We have learned that Doc Watson is scheduled to undergo extensive surgery this evening at Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. He was admitted there this morning after his health failed while in another hospital recovering from a fall. This procedure is

  • Doc Watson hospitalized

    We have learned that legendary guitarist and folk singer Doc Watson is hospitalized in Winston-Salem, NC. He is 89 years old. According to two close friends of Watson's, Doc fell on Monday and was taken to a regional hospital near his

  • Song Of The Mountains Season 6 on DVD

    15 performances from the 6th season of the popular Song Of The Mountains television program have been assembled into a DVD that is now available for sale. The show typically offers live, half hour sets from both established and up-and-coming bluegrass and traditional

  • Merlefest Day 4

    Here's a day 4 report on Merlefest 2011 from Georgia Lowrance, delayed by poor connectivity on Sunday. She provided us daily updates, with photos, from her position on the ground in Wilkesboro last weekend. The bulk of the photos

  • I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky #31

    From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information