Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins

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Top Songs

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Yakety Axe
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I'll Cry Instead
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Mr. Bo Jangles [Album Version]
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Pu, Uana Hulu (Remembering Gabby) [Album Version]
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I Still Write Your Name In The Snow [Album Version]

Albums

  • Chet Atkins - A Genius on Guitar

    May 2021 • 19 songs

  • Mister Guitar

    Nov 2019 • 12 songs

  • Chet Atkins Certified Guitar Player

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Chet Atkins

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Without Chet Atkins, country music may never have crossed over into the pop charts in the '50s and '60s. Although he recorded hundreds of solo records, Atkins' largest influence came as a session musician and a record producer. During the '50s and '60s, he helped create the Nashville sound, a style of country music that owed nearly as much to pop as it did to honky tonks. And as a guitarist, he was without parallel. Atkins' style grew out of his admiration for Merle Travis, expanding Travis' signature syncopated thumb and fingers roll into new territory. Interestingly, Atkins...
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