Doc Watson - Life’s Work: A Retrospective (4-CD Box Set)
Doc Watson - Life’s Work: A Retrospective (4-CD Box Set)
Doc Watson - Life’s Work: A Retrospective (4-CD Box Set)
Doc Watson - Life’s Work: A Retrospective (4-CD Box Set)
Doc Watson - Life’s Work: A Retrospective (4-CD Box Set)
Doc Watson - Life’s Work: A Retrospective (4-CD Box Set)

Doc Watson - Life’s Work: A Retrospective (4-CD Box Set)

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Life’s Work: A Retrospective is the brand-new career-spanning compilation album from GRAMMY©-Award winning American songwriter Doc Watson. The album includes multiple recordings with his son Merle Watson, as well as features from Allison KraussRicky Skaggs and more. Also included are Watson’s collaborations with Bill MonroeNitty Gritty Dirt Band and Chet Atkins.

This four-disc box set features 101 songs including the previously unreleased “The Precious Jewel,” all new extensive liner notes by acclaimed music historian Ted Olson and a nearly 88-page book featuring never before seen photos.

Tracklist

Disc 1
1. The Precious Jewel*
2. Pharaoh – The Jack Williams Band with Doc Watson
3. I Saw A Man At The Close Of Day
4. Rambling Hobo
5. Darling Corey
6. Your Long Journey
7. The Cuckoo Bird
8. Everyday Dirt
9. Doc’s Guitar (Tickling The Strings)/Black Mountain Rag
10. Storms Are On The Ocean – Jean Ritchie And Doc Watson
11. What Would You Give In Exchange For Your Soul – Bill Monroe And Doc Watson
12. And Am I Born To Die
13. My Little Woman, You’re So Sweet
14. Little Orphan Girl
15. Wanted Man
16. Sitting On Top Of The World
17. Intoxicated Rat
18. Country Blues
19. Talk About Suffering
20. Little Omie Wise
21. St. James Hospital
22. Tom Dooley
23. Beaumont Rag – Doc Watson And Merle Watson
24. Muskrat – Doc Watson And Merle Watson
25. Weary Blues – Doc Watson And Merle Watson
26. We Shall All Be Reunited – Doc Watson And Merle Watson

Disc 2
1. Southbound
2. Blue Railroad Train
3. Walk On Boy
4. Sweet Georgia Brown
5. Alberta
6. That Was The Last Thing On My Mind
7. Windy And Warm
8. Riddle Song
9. Georgie
10. Rain Crow Bill
11. Winter’s Night
12. Matty Groves
13. Dill Pickle Rag
14. Willie Moore – Doc Watson And Merle Watson
15. Peach Picking Time In Georgia
16. Memphis Blues
17. The Train That Carried My Girl From Town
18. Lost John – Doc Watson Featuring Merle Watson
19. Brown’s Ferry Blues – Doc Watson Featuring Merle Watson
20. The Clouds Are Gwine To Roll Away – Doc Watson Featuring Merle Watson
21. Life Gits Teejus, Don’t It – Doc Watson Featuring Merle Watson
22. Banks Of The Ohio – Doc Watson Featuring Merle Watson
23. Spikedriver Blues – Doc Watson Featuring Merle Watson
24. Deep River Blues – Doc Watson Featuring Merle Watson

Disc 3
1. Nothing To It – Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs with Doc Watson
2. Streamlined Cannonball – Earl Scruggs with Doc Watson
3. Tennessee Stud – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
4. Way Downtown – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
5. Freight Train Boogie
6. Summertime
7. Peace In The Valley
8. That’s All – Doc and Merle Watson
9. Match Box Blues – Doc and Merle Watson
10. Bottle Of Wine – Doc and Merle Watson
11. Corrina, Corrina – Doc and Merle Watson
12. Doc’s Rag – Doc and Merle Watson
13. Poor Boy Blues – Doc and Merle Watson
14. Wake Up, Little Maggie
15. Peartree
16. Shady Grove
17. Miss The Mississippi And You
18. Steel Guitar Rag
19. Cypress Grove Blues
20. Wayfaring Stranger – Doc and Merle Watson
21. Look Up, Look Down That Lonesome Road – Doc and Merle Watson
22. Minglewood Blues – Doc and Merle Watson
23. Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright – Doc and Merle Watson
24. Let The Cocaine Be – Doc and Merle Watson
25. Don’t Monkey ‘Round My Widder – Chet Atkins And Doc Watson

Disc 4
1. Red Rocking Chair – Doc and Merle Watson with T. Michael Coleman
2. John Hurt – Doc and Merle Watson with T. Michael Coleman
3. Below Freezing – Doc and Merle Watson with T. Michael Coleman
4. Along The Road – Doc and Merle Watson with T. Michael Coleman
5. Liza/Lady Be Good – Doc and Merle Watson
6. Going To Chicago Blues – Doc and Merle Watson
7. Guitar Polka – Doc and Merle Watson
8. Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar – Doc and Merle Watson
9. Bright Sunny South – Doc and Merle Watson
10. Twin Sisters – Doc and Merle Watson
11. How Long Blues – Doc And Merle Watson with James Cotton
12. Freight Train Blues – Doc and Merle Watson
13. Riding That Midnight Train
14. What Does The Deep Sea Say?
15. Tough Luck Man
16. George Gudger’s Overalls
17. Risin’ Sun Blues
18. Salt Creek – Norman Blake And Tony Rice
19. You Must Come In At The Door
20. Your Lone Journey
21. Grandfather’s Clock
22. Bird Dog
23. Turn The Lamps Down Low – Doc and Richard Watson
24. Nights In White Satin – Doc Watson with Frosty Morn
25. Down In The River To Pray – Doc Watson with Alison Krauss And Ricky Skaggs
26. Amazing Grace

* Previously Unreleased

Features
  • Featuring over 100 songs spanning GRAMMY-Award winning artist Doc Watson’s career
  • All new extensive liner notes by Ted Olson
  • Book features 88 pages including never-before-seen photos