Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a tune that Bill Monroe wrote and named after one of his favorite guitarists, Doc Watson.
by Dan Gabel
February 13, 2020
Joe K. Walsh was in the Peghead Nation studio a bit ago, recording lessons for his Bluegrass Mandolin Jam Favorites course. During the shoot, Joe and Peghead Nation co-founder and guitar instructor Scott Nygaard played a great version of the Bill Monroe tune, “Watson’s Blues,” which Joe teaches in his course. As Bill Monroe tells the story, he came up with the tune during a tour that he and Doc Watson were on, and Doc contributed the signature guitar lick that occurs throughout the tune.
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