Doc Watson Memories


Doc Watson Memories


Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Add links. Folk , blues. Two Days in November Memories He remains revered as one of the best flatpick guitarists of all time, and MerleFest the festival he founded in memory of his late son stands as an essential acoustic-music event.

Listen to the playlist below. Legacy was the Grammy-winning retrospective album Watson made with his longtime, late-period accompanist David Holt, with songs and stories going all the way back to his earliest days playing music.

Watson performs here with his father-in-law, the renowned old-time fiddler Gaither Carlton. It turns out he was almost as formidable on five strings as six. Ever modest, Doc always claimed that Merle was the better player.

He was, of course, wrong about that, but Merle was a great picker in his own right. Recorded live at Cornell University, this is an excellent version of the old spiritual that also appeared on Circle. And this cover of the instrumental by Merle Travis for whom Doc named his son is aptly named. When he really got to cooking, Watson could play guitar so fast he just about left a vapor trail. Ralph Rinzler, the musicologist who first discovered Doc in the early s, recorded this album live at the Watson family homestead in North Carolina.

It captures some of what life must have been like growing up singing and playing with Doc; son Merle, wife Rosa Lee and father-in-law Gaither Carlton are among the relatives present. Keep on the Sunny Side. Double File and Salt Creek. Curly Headed Baby. Miss the Mississippi and You. Bill Halley. Wabash Cannonball. My Rose of Old Kentucky. Bill Monroe. Blues Stay Away from Me. Walking Boss. Make Me a Pallet. In the Jailhouse Now. Jimmie Rodgers. Steel Guitar Rag. Hang Your Head in Shame.

Ed Nelson, Jr. Moody River. Gary D. Don't Tell Me Your Troubles. Don Gibson.



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9 thoughts on “ Doc Watson Memories ”

  1. Voodoole says:Memories is the title of a studio album by American country music artist Doc Watson, released in It was originally released as a double-LP by United Artists Records. It peaked at No. 47 on Billboard Country Albums charts and No. on the. Memories is the title of a studio album by American country music artist Doc Watson, released in It was originally released as a double-LP by United Artists Records. It peaked at No. 47 on Billboard Country Albums charts and No. on the Pop Album charts.
  2. Tukree says:Originally recorded for Capitol and released in as a 2-LP set, these twenty-​two songs are an excellent introduction to traditional American music and what. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Memories" on Discogs.
  3. Faenris says:Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Memories - Doc Watson on AllMusic - - Twenty-two songs originally recorded by. Track listing · A1 Rambling Hobo Doc Watson · A2 Shady Grove Doc Watson · A3 Wake Up, Little Maggie Doc Watson · A4 Peartree Doc.
  4. Kazigor says:Doc Watson: Live Moments and Memories · “Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms” – The Three Pickers: Earl Scruggs/Doc Watson/Ricky Skaggs, · “. Originally a double LP recorded on the United Artists/Capitol record label in and now appearing as a single CD In an interview, Doc Watson once.
  5. Gumuro says:Listen free to Doc Watson – Memories (Rambling Hobo, Shady Grove and more). 22 tracks (). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the. Doc Watson. Album Doc Watson - Memories , GottDiscs. 1 Rambling Hobo; 2 Shady Grove; 3 Wake Up, Little Maggie; 4 Peartree; 5 Keep On The Sunny.

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