A Biography of Doc Watson

A biography of Doc Watson by Dan Miller. Edited by Steve Carr. Introduction. In the past fifty years the guitar has a very powerful influence on ….

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Doc’s guitar style was certainly founded in the music that influenced him in his youth. He first learned to pick following the Maybelle Carter inspired thumb lead. Jimmie Rodgers music inspired him to try to use a \’straight pick\’. The playing of Hank Garland and Grady Martin introduced him to fiddle tune leads on the guitar. He loved Riley Puckett’s rhythm work and he worked to copy the \’ripply licks\’ of Ernest Tubb’s guitar player Fay \’Smitty\’ Smith

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