Doc Watson - Wayfaring Stranger


Doc Watson
Song Name: Wayfaring Stranger
By: Doc Watson
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Remembering Merle
Link to buy: iTunes
Genre: folk music of the United States , American folk music , traditional country , cowboy
Date Added: 21 Jan 2017
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Wayfaring Stranger by Doc Watson is part of folk music tradition in/by United States of America. Folk Music of United States of America is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Wayfaring Stranger (or folk music of United States of America), other than checking United States of America you can also check music of Africa, Ireland, Canada, Australia. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (1923–2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music. He performed with his son, guitarist Merle Watson, for over 15 years until Merle's death in 1985 in an accident on the family farm. He is best known for his flatpick in guitar playing. His guitar playing skills, combined with his authenticity as a mountain musician, made him a highly influential figure during the folk music revival. "The Wayfaring Stranger" is a well-known American folk and gospel song likely originating in the early 19th century about a plaintive soul on the journey through life.

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