Sad to say, Doc Watson has reached the end of the line. He passed on Tuesday evening. For complete coverage, go here. And take comfort knowing that Doc and Merle are together again up in heaven. I'm thinking there will be some hot pickin' up there tonight.
Doc Watson, rest in peace
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David Menconi has been the News & Observer's music critic since 1991. Before that, he spent five years at the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo. He has a masters in journalism from the University of Texas and a B.A. in English from Southwestern University. You can find more of his writing here.