Photo courtesy of Sugar Hill Records
Folklore Productions is the agency that represents Doc Watson.
Inquiries and correspondence regarding Doc can be sent to:
1671 Appian Way
Santa Monica CA 90401
Phone: (310) 451-0767
Merlefest Home Page
Started in 1988 to remember Merle, Merlefest has grown to become one of the largest festivals in the country.
Historic Cove Creek
This school in Cove Creek, NC is the home of the Doc and Merle Watson Mountain Folk Art Museum and the annual Doc Watson MusicFest.
Doc & Rosa Lee Watson Musicfest
Annual festival held at the historic Old Cove Creek School in Sugar Grove, N.C.
An accomplished and expressive guitarist, Jack has been Doc's touring partner since the late 1980's.
Clarence "Tom" Ashley
This site was developed by Clarence Ashley's grandson to share his life and music with others.
SMD is a national distributor of independent music based in Atlanta Georgia who has released several Doc Watson albums
Doc has been recording under the Sugar Hill label since the mid 1980's. The focus at Sugar Hill is music with traditional roots.
Doc's earliest recordings were released on the Vanguard label.
Peter Figen Photography
Peter is a commercial photographer from Los Angeles who took the wonderful portrait of Doc that appears on our home page. It was shot on May 16, 1986 upstairs and backstage at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica.
Photographer Jon Hancock’s work spans every genre and environment, but one of his loves is photographing live music.
Photographer (and music lover) Jim McGuire has done over 400 album covers during his career, including many for Doc.