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Other Doc Watson Sites

FLi Artists
FLi Artists (Folklore, Inc) is the agency that represents Doc Watson.

Inquiries and correspondence regarding Doc can be sent to:

Folklore, Inc
Post Office Box 7003
Santa Monica CA 90406-7003
Phone: (310) 451-0767

Merlefest Home Page
Started in 1988 to remember Merle, Merlefest has grown to become one of the largest festivals in the country.

Doc Watson Points of Interest in North Carolina
High Country of North Carolina published a list of places of interest to Doc Watson fans in and around Deep Gap and Boone, NC.

Doc & Rosa Lee Watson Musicfest
Annual festival held at the historic Old Cove Creek School in Sugar Grove, N.C.

Related Artist Web Sites

Jack Lawrence
An accomplished and expressive guitarist, Jack has been Doc's touring partner since the late 1980's.

David Holt
Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer, dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and storytelling.

Clarence "Tom" Ashley
Wikipedia article on Clarence "Tom" Ashley (Webmaster's note: the website Clarence Ashley's grandson built to share his life and music with others is no longer active.)

Other Web Sites

Flatpicking Guitar Magazine
A great resource for all flatpickers. Publisher Dan Miller is the author of the Doc Watson autobiography we feature on our website.

Southern Music Distribution
SMD is a national distributor of independent music based in Atlanta Georgia who has released several Doc Watson albums

Sugar Hill Records
Doc has been recording under the Sugar Hill label since the mid 1980's. The focus at Sugar Hill is music with traditional roots.

Vanguard Records
Doc's earliest recordings were released on the Vanguard label.

Peter Figen Photography
Peter is a commercial photographer from Los Angeles who took the wonderful portrait of Doc that appears on our home page. It was shot on May 16, 1986 upstairs and backstage at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica.

Jon Hancock
Photographer Jon Hancock’s work spans every genre and environment, but one of his loves is photographing live music.

Jim McGuire
Photographer (and music lover) Jim McGuire has done over 400 album covers during his career, including many for Doc.