Doc Watson in critical condition | EW.com

Music | News Briefs

Doc Watson's condition still critical

Celebrated bluegrass musician Doc Watson was admitted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem last week – and according to a message posted on the website of Folklore Productions International, he remains in critical condition following colon surgery. The Grammy-winning flatpicker – born Arthel Watson – was injured after falling in his Deep Gap home. The 89-year-old Watson received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammys in 2004; he also received a National Medal of Arts in 1997.

Read more:
Gordon Ramsay and Will Ferrell injured during celebrity soccer game
Elvis Presley’s former crypt up for auction
Justin Bieber wanted for questioning

More from Our Partners