November 26, 2021

Doc Watson - Life's Work: A Retrospective

Craft Recordings
Craft Recordings

Format: 4 x CD, Compilation, Remastered
Country: US
Released: 2021
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Folk, Country, Bluegrass
[Disk One]
01 The Precious Jewel: Doc Watson (01:50)
02 Pharaoh: The Jack Williams Band, Doc Watson (02:56)
03 I Saw A Man At The Close Of The Day: Doc Watson (02:40)
04 Rambling Hobo: Doc Watson (01:38)
05 Darling Corey: Doc Watson (02:37)
06 Your Long Journey: Doc Watson (02:36)
07 The Cuckoo Bird: Doc Watson (03:04)
08 Everyday Dirt: Doc Watson (02:05)
09 Tickling The Strings / Black Mountain Rag: Doc Watson (03:30)
10 Storms Are On The Ocean: Doc Watson, Jean Ritchie (03:26)
11 What Would You Give In Exchange For Your Soul: Doc Watson, Bill Monroe (04:27)
12 And Am I Born To Die?: The Doc Watson Family (03:32)
13 My Little Woman, You're So Sweet: Doc Watson (02:19)
14 Little Orphan Girl: Doc Watson, Fred Price, Clint Howard (03:16)
15 Wanted Man: Doc Watson, Fred Price, Clint Howard (02:14)
16 Sittin On Top Of The World: Doc Watson (02:37)
17 Intoxicated Rat: Doc Watson (02:30)
18 Country Blues: Doc Watson (03:31)
19 Talk About Suffering: Doc Watson (02:48)
20 Little Omie Wise: Doc Watson (04:25)
21 St. James Hospital: Doc Watson (03:28)
22 Tom Dooley: Doc Watson (03:15)
23 Beaumont Rag: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (01:39)
24 Muskrat: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (02:52)
25 Weary Blues: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (02:41)
26 We Shall All Be Reunited: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (02:11)
[Disk Two]
01 Southbound: Doc Watson (02:49)
02 Blue Railroad Train: Doc Watson (02:44)
03 Walk On Boy: Doc Watson (03:23)
04 Sweet Georgia Brown: Doc Watson (01:54)
05 Alberta: Doc Watson (02:43)
06 That Was The Last Thing On My Mind: Doc Watson (02:46)
07 Windy And Warm: Doc Watson (02:14)
08 Riddle Song: Doc Watson (02:42)
09 Georgie: Doc Watson (02:46)
10 Rain Crow Bill: Doc Watson (01:46)
11 Winter's Night: Doc Watson (03:24)
12 Matty Groves: Doc Watson (06:06)
13 Dill Pickle Rag: Doc Watson (01:24)
14 Willie Moore: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (04:02)
15 Peach Picking Time In Georgia: Doc Watson (02:57)
16 Memphis Blues: Doc Watson (02:43)
17 The Train That Carried My Girl From Town: Doc Watson (03:47)
18 Lost John: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (03:28)
19 Brown's Ferry Blues: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (02:42)
20 The Clouds Are Gwine To Roll Away: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (02:50)
21 Life Gits Teejus Don't It: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (04:36)
22 Banks Of The Ohio : Doc Watson, Merle Watson (03:45)
23 Spikedriver Blues: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (03:00)
24 Deep River Blues: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (03:36)
[Disk Three]
01 Nothing To It: Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson (02:48)
02 Streamlined Cannonball: Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson (02:26)
03 Tennessee Stud: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Doc Watson (04:51)
04 Way Downtown: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (03:36)
05 Freight Train Boogie: Doc Watson (03:03)
06 Summertime: Doc Watson (03:27)
07 Peace In The Valley: Doc Watson (03:00)
08 That's All: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (02:57)
09 Matchbox Blues: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (03:32)
20 Bottle Of Wine: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:06)
21 Corina, Corina: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:48)
22 Doc's Rag: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (01:45)
23 Poor Boy Blues: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:21)
24 Wake Up, Little Maggie: Doc Watson (02:53)
25 Peartree: Doc Watson (02:19)
26 Shady Grove: Doc Watson (02:40)
27 Miss The Mississippi And You: Doc Watson (03:40)
28 Steel Guitar Rag: Doc Watson (01:57)
29 Cypress Grove Blues: Doc Watson (03:58)
30 Wayfaring Stranger: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (03:33)
31 Look Up Look Down That Lonesome Road: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (04:01)
32 Minglewood Blues: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (03:00)
33 Don't Think Twice, It's All Right: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:45)
34 Let The Cocaine Be: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:29)
35 Don't Monkey Round My Ridder: Chet Atkins, Doc Watson (03:30)
[Disk Four]
01 Red Rocking Chair: T. Michael Coleman, Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:05)
02 John Hurt: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:29)
03 Below Freezing: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:18)
04 Along The Road: T. Michael Coleman, Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:51)
05 Liza / Lady Be Good: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (02:55)
06 Going To Chicago Blues: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (04:05)
07 Guitar Polka: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (02:20)
08 Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar: Doc Watson, Merle Watson (02:31)
09 Bright Sunny South: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:35)
10 Twin Sisters: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (01:38)
11 How Long Blues: James Cotton, Doc Watson (02:49)
12 Freight Train Blues: Doc Watdon, Merle Watson (02:44)
13 Riding That Midnight Train: Doc Watson (02:04)
14 What Does The Deep Sea Say: Doc Watson, Fred Price, Clint Howard (03:31)
15 Tough Luck Man: Doc Watson (02:31)
16 George Gudger's Overalls: Doc Watson (03:24)
17 Risin' Sun Blues: Doc Watson (04:17)
18 Salt Creek: Norman Blake, Tony Rice, Doc Watson (03:10)
19 You Must Come In At The Door: Doc Watson (02:15)
20 Your Lone Journey: Doc Watson (02:46)
21 Grandfather's Clock: Doc Watson (03:51)
22 Bird Dog: Doc Watson (03:57)
23 Turn The Lamps Down Low: Doc Watson, Richard Watson (02:48)
24 Nights In White Satin: Frosty Morn, Doc Watson (03:16)
25 Down In The River To Pray: Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, Doc Watson (02:51)
26 Amazing Grace: Doc Watson (03:54)
[Creduts]
Producer: Ted Olson
[Notes]
Life's Work: A Retrospective is the brand-new career-spanning compilation album from Grammy Award winning American songwriter Doc Watson. Album includes multiple recordings with his son Merle Watson, as well as features from Allison Krauss, Ricky Skaggs and more. Includes Watson's collaborations with Bill Monroe, Chet Atkins, and others. Includes 101 songs, all new extensive liner notes by author and producer Ted Olson, and a nearly 100-page book insert featuring never before seen photos.