Doc Watson is widely regarded as the finest flat-picking guitarist preeminent folk artist alive today. He is a living musical treasury of Americana. In this Ramblin' concert recorded in 1980, Doc is joined by his son Merle on guitar and banjo and Michael Coleman on bass. Their performance is a showcase of native folk traditions and a display of distinctive stylistic inventions. Doc and Merle Watson's repertoire encompasses country ballads, bluegrass, gospel, jazz standards, contemporary songs and blues. A visit with Doc and Merle at home in Deep Gap, North Carolina and in concert in Rock Hill, South Carolina is also included.
Published on: 23 October 2003
Catalogue No: VESTAPOL13030