01. Introducing Traditional Plus: On American Roots Podcast and the Legacy of Doc Watson


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About Podcast

Readings from the award-winning biography of Doc Watson, and a deeper dive into traditional American roots music, with conversations, reflections, and outtakes from the book and other sources.


00:07 American folk music and the legacy of Doc Watson.
00:47 Doc Watson as a country music innovator.
04:16  Doc Watson’s first performance of Amazing Grace on March 25, 1961.
07:38  Amazing Grace and Doc's life, illness, and deal with God.
12:06 The death of Doc's son, Merle.
14:33 On Praying Ground and the second half of Doc's career.
15:01  Blind But Now I See—a tribute to Doc Watson.