Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues and gospel music. Watson's flatpicking skills and knowledge of traditional American music are highly regarded. He performed with his son Merle for over 15 years until Merle's death in 1985 in an accident on the family farm.
Read more from his Wikipedia biography.
NATAL DATA and ASTROLOGY CHART
BIRTH DATA: Arthel [Orthel] Lane Watson, 3 March 1923, 21:00 (9 p.m.) EST (+5), Deep Gap, North Carolina, USA (36n14, 81w32). ASC: 15 Libra. RR: B (from biography). SOURCE: Sy Scholfield (©) quotes Kent Gustavson and Kristina Tosic, Blind But Now I See: The Biography of Music Legend Doc Watson (Blooming Twig Books, 2012): "Arthel Lane Watson was born on March 3rd, 1923, at 9 o'clock on a Tuesday evening. . . . The town nearest to Doc's family home was Deep Gap, only a few miles up the road." NB: Actually it was a Saturday. Gustavson writes that "Orthel Lane Watson" - a misspelling of his name - is written on his birth certificate, so the birth data possibly comes from this document.
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