The Essential Doc Watson

Doc Watson

Label:Vanguard VSD 45/46
Release Date:1973
Format:LP
Country:United States
Barcode:0157-07-45
   Discogs.com ID: 1589674
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Song Information:

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A-1. Tom Dooley3:13
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/harmonica; Merle Watson-g; Russ Savakus-sb
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
A-2. Alberta2:40
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Merle Watson-g; Russ Savakus-sb
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
A-3. Froggie went a-courtin'4:02
Composer:Traditional
Instruments:Doc Watson-bj
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
A-4. Beaumont rag1:37
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Merle Watson-g; Russ Savakus-sb
A-5. St James hospital3:25
Composer:James Baker
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Merle Watson-g; Russ Savakus-sb
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
A-6. Muskrat2:51
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/harmonica; Merle Watson-g
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
B-1. Down in the valley to pray1:57
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
B-2. Blue railroad train2:41
Composer:Alton Delmore
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Merle Watson-g; Russ Savakus-sb
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
B-3. Rising sun blues4:17
Composer:Adpt. Clarence T. Ashley
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Merle Watson-g; Russ Savakus-sb
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
B-4. Shady grove2:55
Composer:Arr. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Merle Watson-g; Russ Savakus-sb
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
B-5. My rough and rowdy ways2:28
Composer:Jimmy Rodgers-Elsie McWilliams
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/harmonica; Merle Watson-g; Eric Weissberg-sb
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
B-6. The train that carried my girl from town3:45
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Merle Watson-g; Don Stover-bj; Grady Martin-db; Shot Jackson-db; Buddy Spicher-f; Tommy Jackson-f; Floyd Cramer-piano; Junior Huskey-sb; Buddy Harman-drums
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
C-1. Black mountain rag1:30
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g
C-2. I was a stranger3:05
Composer:Jimmy Rodgers
Instruments:Doc Watson-g
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
C-3. Blueridge mountain blues2:20
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/harmonica; Arnold Watson-bj; Gaither Carlson-f
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
C-4. Country blues3:05
Composer:Arr., adpt. Dock Boggs
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/harmonica/bj
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
C-5. Groundhog1:40
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/harmonica
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
C-6. Little Orphan girl2:50
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
C-7. Blackberry blossom1:50
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Merle Watson-g; Russ Savakus-sb
D-1. Going down this road feeling bad2:05
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Arnold Watson-bj; Gaither Carlson-f
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
D-2. Rambling hobo0:50
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-bj
D-3. Little Omie Wise4:05
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
D-4. Handsome Molly2:00
Composer:Traditional
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Gaither Carlson-f
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
D-5. Whitehouse blues1:30
Composer:Charlie Poole
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/harmonica
Vocals:Doc Watson-V
D-6. I want to love him more2:05
Composer:Traditional
Instruments:Doc Watson-g
Vocals:Doc Watson-V; Arnold Watson-V; Mrs. G. D. Watson-V
D-7. Way downtown2:00
Composer:Arr., adpt. Doc Watson
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Fred Price-f
Vocals:Doc Watson-V; Clint Howard-V