1. Doc Watson, Clarence Ashley Footage Unearthed for New Doc

    June 19, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Folklorist Alan Lomax threw a house party at his New York City home in 1961 to fete the folk musicians -- Roscoe Holcomb, Clarence Ashley and Doc Watson -- in town for a concert thrown by the Friends of Old Time Music. He wanted to mix it up a bit a ...

  2. Willie Dixon, Doc Watson, Memphis Slim Footage Unearthed For New Documentary

    June 18, 2012 6:39 PM EDT Folklorist Alan Lomax threw a house party at his New York City home in 1961 to fete the folk musicians -- Roscoe Holcomb, Clarence Ashley and Doc Watson -- in town for a concert thrown by the Friends of Old Time Music. He wanted to mix it up a bit ...

  3. Vintage Folk Concerts Revived For Three-CD Set

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vintage previously unreleased performances by Bill Monroe, Mississippi John Hurt, Maybelle Carter, Dock Boggs, Doc Watson and the Stanley Brothers will be heard for the first time on the three-CD set Vintage previously unreleased performances by Bil ...

  4. An Untamed Sense of Control

    April 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Roscoe Holcomb, who died in 1981, was the purest exponent of Kentucky banjo playing. Roscoe Holcomb, who died in 1981, was the purest exponent of Kentucky banjo playing. A dazzling picker with a glass-cutting voice, he is heard in a number of format ...

  5. Folkways Revives Dylan, Monroe Tracks

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Smithsonian Folkways will release an album of previously unreleased and hard-to-find cuts from the likes of Bob Dylan, bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe, and ragtime guitarist Reverend Gary Davis to a The Smithsonian Folkways will release an album o ...