- Arthel Lane “Doc” Watson was a singer, songwriter and guitarist who broke the boundaries of bluegrass, folk, country, blues and gospel music (and influenced nearly everything else). Watson’s musicianship and knowledge of traditional American music were highly regarded, earning him numerous awards and plaudits throughout his long and storied career. On May 29, 2012, Doc Watson passed away. He was 89 years old.
- On Editor’s Picks, we’re featuring a special tribute to Watson. This hour long program, hosted by Bluegrass Country’s Dick Spottswood, celebrates the life and legacy of the man and his music
- Join The Lee Michael Demsey Show on Saturday, June 2. Beginning at 1 pm ET, host Lee Michael Demsey will air portions of a live performance from Doc Watson recorded live at the Ram’s Head in Annapolis, MD in 2001.
- Also, be sure to check out videos of recent live performances from our Washington, DC studios.
Read about all this and more in the June 2-8 Highlights.