Born in Stoney Fork, Watuaga County, North Carolina 3 march 1923
Together with his grandson (son of Merle) Richard in 2003
Doc & son Merle Make me A Pallet" and "Streamline Cannonball." From the DVD "Doc & Merle Watson In Concert." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7iMBBmFlrs Merle died tragically as a result of a tractor ent on his farm in Lenoir, Nc in 1985, 36 years old
Together with Merle pickin' at a drugstore near Nashville 1984
Lately I heard that Doc has suffering health problems... all the best Doc!
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added: Merle Watson Doc at the age of 16 with one of his first guitars Gallagher Doc Watson's signature model (fot courtesy of Gallaghar guitars)