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June 05, 2012
I first heard of Doc in 1962. I was 24, now I'm 74. While in college I picked up the guitar & I was immediately attracted. My own dad had been a country player in the twenties. I first saw him at the old Second-Fret club in Philadelphia in 1964. He entered the stage from the floor above by an old narrow cast iron spiral staircase.Using one hand on the rail & the other with his guitar. It was love at first site. I saw him several times at the old Main-Point coffee house in suburban Philly. I could have reached out and touched him. I will miss him dearly. I was driving in my car while listening to him singing "Your lone Journey Home" I wept. He was a great man. So humble, so humble! Thanks Doc for 50 years.
June 05, 2012
Thanks for all the songs you inspired me t write. God rest your soul. Sam Wilson Greene-aka-aka-aka and our stories continue.
June 04, 2012
Prayers, thoughts, and love sent to Rosa Lee and to the family of Doc Watson.... May God grant you peace at this difficult time. I am so very sorry for your loss.
June 04, 2012
June 04, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mr. Watson (Doc),sorry for your loss.
June 04, 2012
June 4, 2012
My heart and prayers go to Rosa Lee and family at the time of Doc's homegoing.
I remember meeting Doc and Merle in Stillwater, OK at a Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival in 1972. It was before I was honorably discharged from the US Air Force in Altus, OK. An officer friend of mine and I stayed in the home of a professor and his family and had the opportunity to meet Doc and Merle and other musicians.
As a Born-Again Christian, Doc's walk with the Lord Jesus was a blessing for me. I wrote to him years ago after the release of his album, On Praying Ground, that is still one of my favorite recordings.
While I cannot flat pick as accurately and decisively as Doc and Merle did, I still play my vintage Martins and a Bourgois guitar; I'm more confortable using finger-picking.
Know that your Doc was a very special man, a solid Christian, and incredible folk/bluegrass/country guitarist and singer. His life reflected the in-dwelling presence of his Savior, Jesus Christ. He's dancing with the angels and saints in glory. My late wife, Maxine, who passed in 12/08 is there also. She played guitar, autoharp and Mt.Dulcimer.
Love always in Jesus to you all,

Dr. Joe DeLong
June 04, 2012
My deepest sympathy to the entire family, let God be for you a refuge and strength to help you copy during the difficult times ahead, may He provide you with peace and comfort . Psalms 46:1
Robin
June 04, 2012
I thank heaven for the gift of Doc Watson. I heard him give his powerful testimony early one Sunday morning at Merlefest. My heart goes out to his family.
June 03, 2012
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
June 03, 2012
When I moved to Deep Gap, I didn't expect to be neighbors with a great musician. But I was fortunate. Thank you for your music and kindness to my family, neighbor!

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