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File photo of Doc Watson. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

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.

05/29/2012