Wednesday, 30 May 2012

RIP Doc Watson

Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson, recipient of the National Medal of Arts, a National Heritage Fellowship, and eight Grammy Awards (including one for Lifetime Achievement) died on Tuesday, May 29 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC following abdominal surgery last week.
Until we get more news, please refer to our colleagues at Bluegrass Today, Cybergrass or the NYTimes.
We are sad and will miss him. But through his wonderful personality and his beautiful music and picking, he will stay alive in our hearts and will be remembered by many.
Angelika Torrie
Co-Editor European Bluegrass Blog