Guitar picking master Doc Watson dies at 89

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In this April 17, 1998 photo, Doc Watson performs with kids on stage at the MerleFest in Wilkesboro, N.C. Watson, the Grammy-award winning folk musician whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world for more than a half-century, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at a hospital in Winston-Salem, according to a hospital spokeswoman and his management company. He was 89. (AP Photo/The Charlotte Observer, Catherine Bauknight)