Chet Atkins



Chet Atkins

Rating
Active
1942 to 1996
Born
June 20, 1924 in Luttrell
Died
June 30, 2001
Location
Luttrell, Tennessee, United States
Genres
Hip-Hop/Rap
Biography
Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins (June 20, 1924 - June 30, 2001) was an American guitarist, occasional vocalist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country music style known as the Nashville sound, which expanded country's appeal to adult pop music fans as well. Atkins' signature picking style was inspired by Merle Travis. Other major guitar influences were Django Reinhardt, George Barnes, Les Paul and later Jerry Reed. His trademark picking style and musicianship brought him admirers within and outside the country scene, both in the United States and internationally.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Guitar Monsters

Guitar Monsters

Chet Atkins July 4, 2014

11 Tracks

My Favorite Guitars

My Favorite Guitars

Chet Atkins July 1, 2014

12 Tracks

It's a Guitar World

It's a Guitar World

Chet Atkins July 1, 2014

12 Tracks

More of That Guitar Country

More of That Guitar Country

Chet Atkins December 17, 2013

12 Tracks

In Three Dimensions

In Three Dimensions

Chet Atkins January 18, 2013

12 Tracks

Reflections

Reflections

Chet Atkins April 26, 2011

10 Tracks

The Atkins-Travis Traveling Show

The Atkins-Travis Traveling Show

Chet Atkins April 19, 2011

11 Tracks

Me and Jerry

Me and Jerry

Jerry Reed September 28, 2010

10 Tracks

Me And Chet

Me And Chet

Jerry Reed September 24, 2010

11 Tracks

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