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The absolutely essential

Chet Atkins (performer)
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Title
The absolutely essential
Performer
Chet Atkins 1924-2001
Publisher
Big3, 2017
3 cd's
Playing time
02:31:56
EAN
0805520131544
CDR
JHX6518
Placing suggestion
76 - Country & Western (NBLC) J4 - Country (Flemish music schema)

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About Chet Atkins

Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001), known as "Mr. Guitar" and "The Country Gentleman", was an American musician, occasional vocalist, songwriter, and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley and Bob Ferguson, helped create the Nashville sound, the country music style which expanded its appeal to adult pop music fans. He was primarily known as a guitarist. He also played the mandolin, fiddle, banjo, and ukulele.

Atkins's signature picking style was inspired by Merle Travis. Other major guitar influences were Django Reinhardt, George Barnes, Les Paul, and, later, Jerry Reed. His distinctive picking style and musicianship brought him admirers inside and outside the country scene, both in the United States and abroad. Atkins spent most of his career at RCA Victor and produced records for the Browns, Hank Snow, Porter Wagoner, Norma Jean, Dolly Parton, Dottie West, Perry Como, Floyd Cr…Read more on Wikipedia