Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File

From Library of Congress Name Authority File

us: Walsh, Dock

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Walsh, Doctor Coble
    • us: Walsh, Doc
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Associated Local

        (naf) North Carolina
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Wilkes County (N.C.)
    • Gender

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Old-time music
          (lcsh) Country music
        • occupation

            (lcsh) Country musicians
              (lcsh) Banjoists
          • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

          • Sources

            • found: Mountain sacred songs [SR] 196-?: container (Dock Walsh, vocals and banjo)
            • found: Poole, C. You ain't talkin' to me [SR] p2005: outer box (Dock Walsh) booklet, p. 20 (Doctor "Dock" Coble Walsh; "self-proclaimed 'Banjo King of the Carolinas'"; formed the Carolina Tar Heels)
            • found: Oxford music online, February 20, 2015: Encyclopedia of popular music (Carolina Tar Heels: Doc Walsh (born Doctor Coble Walsh, 23 July 1902, Wilkes County, North Carolina, died 28 May 1967; banjo, guitar, vocals); member of the original act, along with Gwyn Foster)
            • found: Wikipedia, February 20, 2015 (Dock Walsh; Doctor Coble Walsh; born July 23, 1901, Lewis Fork, Wilkes County, North Carolina; died May 28, 1967; better known as Doc/Dock Walsh; American banjoist and leader of the Carolina Tar Heels, a group he formed with Clarence Ashley in 1925, followed by the addition of Gwen Foster; known as the "Banjo King of the Carolinas")
            • found: Carlin, Richard. Country music, 2003 (under Carolina Tar Heels: Dock (Doctor Doble) Walsh (banjo, guitar, vocals); born July 23, 1901, Wilkes County, N.C.; died May 1967; little known of his early life, but he was apparently a street singer who worked the mill towns of North Carolina; teamed with Gwen Foster in 1926 and together they became the Carolina Tar Heels (name adopted in 1927))
            • found: Encyclopedia of country music, 2nd edition (under Carolina Tarheels: Doctor Coble "Dock" Walsh; born July 23, 29091, Wilkes County, North Carolina; died May 1967; banjo player)
          • Change Notes

            • 2000-11-08: new
            • 2015-02-21: revised
          • Alternate Formats