When news of Doc Watson's death was announced, the tweets are pouring in with some of Canada and the world's best folk, country and bluegrass stars paying their respects. Here's a few of them.

 

The Duhks' Leonard Podolak remembers: "Today should always be remembered as Doc Watson Day, in every country and Merlefest should now be called Doc and Merle Fest.He was my hero and I'm gonna miss him, just like so many of us, I feel so lucky that I got to see him in NC so man times in the last few years. Thanks to everyone who helped that happen, you know who you are!"

posted by Tom Power on May 31, 2012