• Arthel’s Guitar – Jack Lawrence

    Jack Lawrence will always be known for his 25 years as accompanist and flatpicking partner to the legendary Doc Watson. Not a bad item to have on your resumé. But Jack was already a noted guitarist when Doc took him on

  • Remembrance of Doc from Jack Lawrence

    This personal remembrance of Doc Watson comes from Jack Lawrence, Doc's longtime friend, road companion and musical partner. Lawrence worked with Watson from the time Merle Watson passed until Doc retired. His latest recording, Arthel's Guitar, is recently released. It is

  • Arthel’s Guitar from Jack Lawrence

    Jack Lawrence has announced the April 12 release of his next album, Arthel's Guitar, on Little King Records. It's a mix of vocals and instrumentals featuring the stellar guitar work and vocals of this long-time Doc Watson accompanist. Joining Lawrence are Wayne Benson on

  • Peaceful Bend Americana Music Fest

    The Peaceful Bend Americana Music Fest took place last weekend, outside St. Louis, MO. Due to other commitments, I wasn't able to attend the entire weekend, but I was on hand for the opening ceremonies on Thursday evening. The festival is