We've put together tabs of some of our favorite Doc Watson tunes for your learning and playing pleasure. These were arranged to preserve Doc's interpretation, but are simplified in regards to technique. They typically represent the simplest break in a recording and avoid advanced licks.
You'll find much more tab in the instruction books and videos on our Learning page.
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Doc frequently uses this tune in medleys. It's short and fairly easy.
This tune appears on several of Doc's Albums, usually in a medley with another tune. This is a generalized, simplified arrangement.
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