Historical records matching Merle Watson
About Merle Watson
Eddy Merle Watson (February 8, 1949 - October 10, 1985) was an American guitarist and folk singer. He was best known for the performances he did with his father, Doc Watson. They played and recorded albums together for 15 years until Merle's death in a tractor accident. MerleFest, a folk music festival held annually in Wilkesboro, NC, is named in his honor.
All albums were in collaboration with his father, Doc Watson.
1965 - Doc Watson & Son
1973 - Then and Now
1974 - Two Days in November
1977 - Lonesome Road
1978 - Look Away!
1981 - Red Rocking Chair
1983 - Doc and Merle Watson's Guitar Album
1984 - Down South
1985 - Pickin' the Blues
Awards and honors
1974 Grammy for Best Ethnic Or Traditional Recording: Merle Watson & Doc Watson for Two Days In November
1979 Grammy for Best Country Instrumental Performance: Doc Watson & Merle Watson for Big Sandy/Leather Britches