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Title Doc and Merle : an intimate documentary [videorecording] / Vestapol Productions, a division of Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop, Inc. ; directed by Joe Murphy & Kevin Balling.

Publication Info. Sparta, N.J. : Vestapol, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    MC WATS DM W96DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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video file DVD video rda
Note "Rounder"--Container.
Originally released as a documentary film in 1986.
Bonus material: The TV show Homewood filmed in Los Angeles, California, in 1970, featuring Doc and Merle performing: Hold the woodpile down ; Shady grove ; Peach picking time in Georgia ; Black mountain rag ; Stagolee ; Tom Dooley ; Southbound ; I don't love nobody.
Contents Nashville pickin' / arranged by Doc Watson (Doc Watson, Merle Watson, T. Michael Coleman, guitars) -- Wabash Cannonball / A.P. Carter (Doc Watson, guitar, harmonica) -- Step it up and go / Blind Boy Fuller (Doc Watson, guitar ; Jack Williams, piano) -- Black Mountain rag / arranged and adapted Doc Watson (Doc Watson, Merle Watson, guitars) -- Sally Ann / traditional ; arranged and adapted Hilltoppers (Hilltoppers) -- Daniel prayed / Ralph Stanley (Doc Watson, Fred Price, Clint Howard, a cappella) -- Fire on the mountain / arranged and adapted Doc Watson ; Clint Howard ; Fred Price (Fred Price, fiddle ; Clint Howard, Doc Watson, guitars) -- Gimme back my fifteen cents / traditional ; arranged and adapted Doc Watson (Doc Watson, guitar) -- Wandering boy / traditional ; arranged and adapted Doc Watson ; Rosa Lee Watson (Rosa Lee Watson, vocals ; Doc Watson, guitar, vocals ; Merle Watson, guitar) -- Bonaparte's retreat / traditional ; arranged and adapted Merle Watson (Merle Watson, guitar) -- Way downtown / arranged and adapted Merle Watson (Doc Watson, Merle Watson, T. Michael Watson, guitars) -- Thoughts of never / Merle Watson (Merle Watson, guitar) -- Freight train blues / traditional ; arranged and adapted Greenhill ; Smith ; Watson. Blue suede shoes / Carl Perkins. Tutti fruitti / Little Richard ; Joe Lubin ; Dorothy Lubostrie (Doc Watson, Merle Watson, T. Michael Coleman, guitars ; Jack Williams, piano) -- Lost John / traditional ; arranged and adapted Doc Watson (Doc Watson, vocal, harmonica).
Credits Produced, edited, and camera by Joe Murphy and Kevin Balling. Black and white TV performance 1967 directed by Ron Ciro, KCTS ; produced by John S. Ullman, Seattle Folklore Society.
Cast Doc Watson, Jack Williams, Fred Price, Clint Howard, Rosa Lee Watson, Merle Watson, musicians and interviewees ; Ralph Rinzler, John Cohen, Nancy Watson, Richard Watson, interviewees ; Joe Murphy, interviewer.
Summary A documentary which includes informal interviews, at-home picking sessions, and music.
System Details DVD.
Subject Watson, Doc.
Watson, Merle.
Country music -- North Carolina.
Bluegrass music -- North Carolina.
Folk music -- North Carolina.
Old-time music.
Old-time music -- North Carolina.
Country musicians -- North Carolina.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Added Author Watson, Doc, performer.
Watson, Merle, performer.
Murphy, Joe, director.
Balling, Kevin, director.
Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop Inc.
Vestapol Productions.
Note Container title: Doc & Merle
Standard No. 011671304496
Music No. 13044 Vestapol

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