Doc Watson

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Top NC 2012 Stories Include Deaths Of 3 Notables

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The deaths of three North Carolina icons and a “superstorm” that left a lasting impression are among the state’s top stories of 2012. Along the way, a criminal trial revealed some […]

CBS Charlotte–12/30/2012

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Guitar Picking Master Doc Watson Dies In NC At 89

Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician whose mountain-rooted sound was embraced by generations and whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world, died Tuesday at a North Carolina hospital, according to a hospital spokeswoman and his manager. He was 89.



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