DOC WATSON HONORED

Guitarist Doc Watson has received the Lifetime Achievement award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and will be honored during the Grammys on Feb. 8, 2004. The revered bluegrass picker won his sixth Grammy last year for Best Traditional Folk Album. His album with Ricky Skaggs and Earl Scruggs, The Three Pickers, is nominated for two Grammys this year. Doc is also known for his annual North Carolina music festival MerleFest, which honors his late son, Merle Watson.

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