Bluegrass singer/songwriter/guitarist and North Carolina native Doc Watson has died. He was 89.
Watson enjoyed a successful career as a bluegrass, country, and folk artist. The seven-time Grammy winner and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient also recorded gospel, including the Grammy-winning album On Praying Ground.
Greensboro’s WFMY News 2 highlights Watson’s influence: Doc Watson Bluegrass Legend Dies At 89 In Winston-Salem. Meanwhile, GMF shares a beautiful a capella tune it located on YouTube. The Watson family, friends, and music community have GMF’s sincerest condolences.
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