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Doc Watson Family Milestones

Milestones: Legends of the Doc Watson Clan Due April 30

MilestonesNashville, TN -- Imagine you could roll back time and hang out with the incomparable Doc Watson and his family at every stage of the clan’s musical evolution. Imagine listening to Doc’s mother sing her work songs, hearing stories about how his son Merle learned to play the guitar and seeing Doc blossom from his rural North Carolina roots into a world-renowned, multiple Grammy winner.

Doc Watson Family Milestones Kickstarter Announced

MilestonesIn April 2013, Open Records will release a multi-disc collection of 92 never-before-heard recordings from the Watson family archive, compiled and organized by Doc Watson’s daughter Nancy Watson. The collection features rare 1950s recordings of Doc Watson playing electric guitar and original songs by Doc and other members of the family. Also included are songs and stories from the family, recorded by the family themselves, that offer an intimate look into the musical life of this extraordinary family. A new Kickstarter program has been launched to help achieve a timely completion of the project.

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