Doc Watson in Nashville: Good Deal!

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Doc Watson in Nashville: Good Deal!
Studio album by Doc Watson
Released 1968
Recorded Nashville, TN
Genre Folk, country blues
Length 38:06
Label Vanguard
Producer Jack Lothrop
Doc Watson chronology
Old-Timey Concert
Doc Watson in Nashville: Good Deal!
Doc Watson on Stage

Doc Watson in Nashville: Good Deal! is the title of a recording by American folk music artist Doc Watson, released in 1968.

With the folk music boom on the wane, Watson traveled to Nashville. The result is a more polished sound with members of The Nashville A-Team backing him up.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Bruce Eder wrote the album "The playing is more impressive than the arrangements, which have that trademark Nashville smoothness..."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Alabama Jubilee" (George Cobb, Jack Yellen) – 2:12
  2. "Streamline Cannonball" (Roy Acuff) – 2:28
  3. "Peach Pickin' Time in Georgia" (Jimmie Rodgers) – 2:59
  4. "June Apple" (Traditional) – 2:12
  5. "I'm Thinking of My Blue Eyes" (A. P. Carter) – 3:28
  6. "Memphis Blues" (W. C. Handy, George Norton) – 2:45
  7. "The Train That Carried My Girl from Town" (Traditional) – 3:47
  8. "Old Camp Meeting Time" (Traditional) – 2:50
  9. "Bye Bye Blues" (Dave Bennett, Chauncy Gray, Fred Hamm, Bert Lown) – 2:44
  10. "Shady Grove" (Traditional) – 2:59
  11. "Blackberry Rag" (Watson) – 2:40
  12. "The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band" (Cliff Carlisle, Mel Foree) – 3:24
  13. "Rainbow" (Traditional) – 2:34
  14. "Step It Up and Go" (Blind Boy Fuller) – 1:55


Production notes

  • Jack Lothrop – producer
  • Jules Halfant – art direction
  • Joel Brodsky – photography


  1. ^ a b Eder, Bruce. "Doc Watson in Nashville: Good Deal! > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.