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Dr. Kent Gustavson
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Dr. Kent Gustavson and Mark Roshelli are now friends
Aug 7, 2011
Dr. Kent Gustavson replied to YooperMichigan's discussion Blind But Now I See - Doc Watson Biography
"Kathy,    Wow, what a great honor! Thank you so very much. I would look forward to chatting with him or you about it sometime. All the best to you - be in touch! "
Jan 29, 2011
Dr. Kent Gustavson replied to YooperMichigan's discussion Blind But Now I See - Doc Watson Biography
"I guess if I could take a bit of criticism, I agree that the book doesn't have as much soul as if Doc had written it himself! I sure wish that we could have a great biography that he would write or contribute to, but I don't think that…"
Jan 29, 2011
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"Blessings to you - I did my best to let Doc really shine through. Many thanks, my friend."
Jan 16, 2011
Mauro Samuel commented on Dr. Kent Gustavson's photo
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"I realy had a wonderful time reading this awesome biography. It's a very beautiful story,  very well writen and you put it toguether with maestry."
Jan 16, 2011
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"Hey man, thank you so much! I really appreciate the feedback!"
Jan 16, 2011
Dr. Kent Gustavson and Mauro Samuel are now friends
Jan 9, 2011
Dr. Kent Gustavson replied to YooperMichigan's discussion Blind But Now I See - Doc Watson Biography
"In what way would you have written/structured the book differently? I think there is a great deal of information in the book for just about any kind of reader, from New York folk music fans to Nashville flatpickers, and from college students to…"
Dec 29, 2010
Dr. Kent Gustavson replied to YooperMichigan's discussion Blind But Now I See - Doc Watson Biography
"Stefan,    Did you have a chance to read the book? I would welcome any comments you might have about the way the book is structured. I purposely attempted to keep the book very "readable." It is not like an academic text, and I…"
Dec 29, 2010
Dr. Kent Gustavson replied to YooperMichigan's discussion Blind But Now I See - Doc Watson Biography
"There is a review of the book in the current issue of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine that I believe to be much more well-rounded and fair. The review linked to above was written by a site that spoke against the biography even before it was written. I…"
Dec 29, 2010
Dr. Kent Gustavson replied to YooperMichigan's discussion Blind But Now I See - Doc Watson Biography
"I appreciate the comments about my biography of Doc... I'm also a member of this site, and I love to see the wonderful things that people are doing around the country and around the world. I would greatly appreciate if you would send me a few…"
Dec 29, 2010
Dr. Kent Gustavson and Jake Cohan are now friends
Jul 1, 2010
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Jun 17, 2010
Dr. Kent Gustavson updated their profile
May 25, 2010
Dr. Kent Gustavson was featured
May 25, 2010
Dr. Kent Gustavson updated their profile photo
Apr 7, 2010

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Favorite Flatpickers
Doc Watson, Norman Blake
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Whiskey Before Breakfast
Favorite Guitars
Martin HD-28
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
I just finished a book about Doc Watson, available from Blooming Twig Books in May 2010. I love anything with strings, and uses heavy picks.
Do you have a website?
http://www.kentgustavson.com

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