The world has lost one of music’s acoustic gems.
Yesterday, Doc Watson passed away after complications from undergoing colon surgery. He passed away at the age of 89 in Winston-Salem, NC.
Known as the forefather of flatpicking, Doc Watson’s style was easily recognizable and iconic of a style of music he honed his whole life. Losing his eyesight after an infection at the age of 1, Watson went on to win seven Grammy awards and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004.
Check out “Deep River Blues” below and let us know what your favorite Watson track is in the comment section below.
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