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Life’s Soundtrack – Mississippi John Hurt, Doc Watson and Jorma!

So last night after writing about Bill Morrissey’s album Songs of Mississippi John Hurt . I decided to listen to the real thing and listened to Mississippi John Hurt Liveon my shopping trip to Target. I love John Hurt’s songs and there’s some good ones on this album including: “Ain’t Nobody’s Business”, “Avalon, My Home Town”, “Make Me a Pallet On the Floor”, “Candy Man” and “My Creole Belle” most of all I just love to hear his guitar!

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Folk Monday – The Guitar of Doc Watson!

So today was a busy day trying to do a lot of different little jobs so I decided to listen to some guitar music. First I thought maybe a little Jesse Cook or maybe some Wes Montgomery, then I said no today is Folk Monday so who plays good folk guitar and that flat picker from Deep Gap, North Carolina came to mind, yes that Arthel Lane “Doc” Watson! So first I thought of “Doc” and Merle Watson’s Guitar Album and went over to Rhapsody to listen. But before I got to that album on the list of releases I came across Foundation: Doc Watson Guitar Instrumental Collection 1964-1998do I listened to that album first. I was not sorry! I love “Doc’s” picking and the album had a wide variety of songs. From the Amazon review:

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