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Thread #23506   Message #262494
Posted By: GUEST,Lyle
21-Jul-00 - 10:06 PM
Thread Name: Merle Watson's death (1949-1985)
Subject: RE: Merle Watson's death
Well, the tractor accident is only part of it. Actually, he was severly injured in a woodworking accident, and was riding a lawnmower to get help when he and the tractor were involved in an accident. Only one or two people (at most) know the full story, and that (IMHO) is enough.

Again in my opinion, I think the greatest thing he (learned?) (inherited?) from his dad was not the ability to PLAY but the ability to INTERPRET his music.