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The band Doc Watson was founded in 1923. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Deep Gap. Generally, music journalists would define Doc Watson’s style within the genre/s of country music, blues, bluegrass music, contemporary folk music, gospel music, and other rock music.

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Tony Rice

David Anthony Rice (born June 8, 1951) is an American guitarist and bluegrass musician. He is perhaps the most influential living acoustic guitar player in bluegrass, progressive bluegrass, newgrass and flattop acoustic jazz. He was inducted into the Internati... [wikipedia]
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Merle Travis

Merle Robert Travis (November 29, 1917 – October 20, 1983) was an American country and western singer, songwriter, and guitarist born in Rosewood, Kentucky, United States. His songs' lyrics often discussed both the lives and the economic exploitation of Americ... [wikipedia]
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Ricky Skaggs

Rickie Lee Skaggs (born July 18, 1954), known professionally as Ricky Skaggs, is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he also plays fiddle, guitar, mandocaster and banjo.... [wikipedia]
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Norman Blake

Norman Blake (born March 10, 1938) is a traditional American stringed instrument artist and songwriter.... [wikipedia]
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The Seldom Scene

The Seldom Scene is an American bluegrass band that formed in 1971 in Bethesda, Maryland.... [wikipedia]
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Doc & Merle Watson

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Doc & Merle Watson

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The Stanley Brothers

The Stanley Brothers were an American bluegrass duo of singer-songwriters and musicians made up of brothers Carter Stanley (1925–1966) and Ralph Stanley (1927–2016). Ralph and Carter performed as The Stanley Brothers with their band, The Clinch Mountain Boys, ... [wikipedia]
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The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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Bill Monroe

William Smith Monroe (; September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American mandolinist, singer, and songwriter, who created the style of music known as bluegrass. Because of this, he is often called the "Father of Bluegrass".The genre takes its name from ... [wikipedia]
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The Dillards

The Dillards are an American bluegrass band from Salem, Missouri,... [wikipedia]
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Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs

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Tim O’brien

Tim O'Brien (born March 16, 1954) is an American country and bluegrass musician. In addition to singing, he plays guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki and mandocello. He has released more than ten studio albums, in addition to charting a duet with Kathy M... [wikipedia]
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Carolina Chocolate Drops

The Carolina Chocolate Drops is an old-time string band from Durham, North Carolina. Their 2010 album, Genuine Negro Jig, won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, and was number 9 in fRoots magazine's top 10 albums... [wikipedia]
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Chet Atkins

Chester Burton Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001), known as "Mr. Guitar" and "The Country Gentleman", was an American musician, occasional vocalist, songwriter, and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, Bob Ferguson and others, created the country... [wikipedia]
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Jimmie Rodgers

James Charles Rodgers (September 8, 1897 – May 26, 1933) was an American singer-songwriter and musician who rose to popularity in the late 1920s. Widely regarded as "the Father of Country Music", he is best known for his distinctive rhythmic yodeling. Unusua... [wikipedia]
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