06.Doc Watson performs Deep River Blues

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Stefan Grossman Lesson time: (2min 23sec)

Arthel Lane Doc Watson (March 3, 1923 - May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy awards as well as a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Watson's flatpicking skills and knowledge of traditional American music were highly regarded. [Wikipedia] In this rare video footage, Doc performs the tune Deep River Blues.

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Stefan Grossman has been recording, performing and writing about acoustic fingerstyle techniques and styles for over forty years. During the period from 1965-1975 he studied and traveled with some of the legendary figures in the story of blues guitar. These include Rev. Gary Davis, Mississippi John Hurt, Son House, Skip James, Fred McDowell and Mance Lipscomb



Stefan has recorded numerous solo albums including Love, Devil And The...  read more

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