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Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins
Aliases
Chet Atkins and His Other Guitar
Real name
Chester Burton Atkins
Born
June 20, 1924
Died
June 30, 2001
Country
United States
IPI
00001533049
00001533147
Comments
Influential guitarist, occasional vocalist and record producer for many big stars such as Elvis Presley. Atkins was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1973 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's sideman category in 2002.
Member of
The Nashville String Band
Country All-Stars
The Rhythm Rockers featuring Chet Atkins
Family
Meagan Taylor Great-niece
Jim Atkins Half-Brother
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Managed by Bastien

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Alone Chet Atkins April 1973 RCA Victor
A Session with Chet Atkins Chet Atkins December 1954 RCA Victor
Best of Chet on the Road Chet Atkins 1980 RCA Victor
C.B. Atkins and C.E. Snow by Special Request Chet Atkins and Hank Snow December 1969 RCA Victor
C.G.P. Chet Atkins 1988 Columbia
Chester & Lester Chet Atkins and Les Paul 1976 RCA Victor
Chet Chet Atkins October 1967 RCA Camden
Chet Atkins at Home Chet Atkins 1958 RCA Victor
Chet Atkins' Gallopin' Guitar Chet Atkins September 1952 RCA Victor
Chet Atkins Goes to the Movies Chet Atkins January 1975 RCA Victor
Chet Atkins in Hollywood Chet Atkins May 1959 RCA Victor
Chet Atkins in Three Dimensions Chet Atkins 1956 RCA Victor
Chet Atkins Picks on The Beatles Chet Atkins 1966 RCA Victor
Chet Atkins Plays Back Home Hymns Chet Atkins October 1962 RCA Victor
Chet Atkins' Teensville Chet Atkins January 1960 RCA Victor
Chet Atkins' Workshop Chet Atkins December 1960 RCA Victor
Chet Picks on the Pops Chet Atkins, Guitarist - Boston Pops Orchestra - Arthur Fiedler, Conductor July 1969 RCA Red Seal
Christmas with Chet Atkins Chet Atkins November 1961 RCA Victor
Country - After All These Years Chet Atkins May 27, 1981 RCA Victor
Down Home Chet Atkins 1970 RCA Victor
East Tennessee Christmas Chet Atkins, C.G.P. October 1983 Columbia
Finger-Style Guitar Chet Atkins February 1957 RCA Victor
For the Good Times and Other Country Moods Chet Atkins February 1971 RCA Victor
From Nashville with Love Chet Atkins 1966 RCA Victor
Guitar Country Chet Atkins January 1964 RCA Victor
Guitar Monsters - Chester & Lester Chet Atkins & Les Paul June 15, 1978 RCA Victor
Hi-Fi in Focus Chet Atkins 1957 RCA Victor
Hometown Guitar Chet Atkins 1968 RCA Victor
Hum and Strum Along With Chet Atkins Chet Atkins August 1959 RCA Victor
It's a Guitar World Chet Atkins February 1967 RCA Victor
Jim Reeves, Floyd Cramer, Chet Atkins in Suid-Afrika Jim Reeves, Floyd Cramer, Chet Atkins 1962 RCA Victor
Live in Nashville Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed & Suzy Bogguss 2011 Country Stars
Lover's Guitar Chet Atkins March 1969 RCA Victor
Me and Chet Jerry Reed & Chet Atkins August 1972 RCA Victor
Me and Jerry Jerry Reed & Chet Atkins August 1970 RCA Victor
Me and My Guitar Chet Atkins July 13, 1977 RCA Victor
Mister Guitar Chet Atkins October 1959 RCA Victor
More of That Guitar Country Chet Atkins August 1965 RCA Victor
Music from Nashville My Home Town Chet Atkins 1966 RCA Camden
My Favorite Guitars Chet Atkins February 1965 RCA Victor
Neck and Neck Chet Atkins / Mark Knopfler October 31, 1990 Columbia
Our Man in Nashville Chet Atkins 1963 RCA Victor
Pickin' My Way Chet Atkins August 1971 RCA Victor
Picks on the Hits Chet Atkins 1972 RCA Victor
Progressive Pickin' Chet Atkins May 1964 RCA Victor
Read My Licks Chet Atkins, C.G.P. June 28, 1994 Columbia
Reflections Chet Atkins - Doc Watson September 1980 RCA Victor
Reminiscing Chet Atkins and Hank Snow August 1964 RCA Victor
Sails Chet Atkins June 1987 Columbia
Simpatico Suzy Bogguss & Chet Atkins October 18, 1994 Liberty
Sneakin' Around Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed 1992 Columbia
Solid Gold '68 Chet Atkins November 1968 RCA Victor
Solid Gold '69 Chet Atkins 1969 RCA Victor
Solo Flights Chet Atkins March 1968 RCA Victor
Standard Brands Lenny Breau and Chet Atkins 1981 RCA Victor
Street Dreams Chet Atkins 1986 Columbia
Stringin' Along with Chet Atkins Chet Atkins 1953 RCA Victor
Superpickers Chet Atkins 1973 RCA Victor
Teen Scene Chet Atkins 1963 RCA Victor
The Best of Chet Atkins & Friends Chet Atkins October 1976 RCA Victor
The Day Finger Pickers Took Over the World Chet Atkins with Tommy Emmanuel 1997 Columbia
The First Nashville Guitar Quartet Chet Atkins 1979 RCA Victor
The Guitar Genius Chet Atkins 1963 RCA Camden
The Most Popular Guitar Chet Atkins May 1961 RCA Victor
The Other Chet Atkins Chet Atkins 1960 RCA Victor
The "Pops" Goes Country Chet Atkins, Guitarist - Boston Pops Orchestra - Arthur Fiedler, Conductor May 1966 RCA Victor Red Seal
Travelin' Chet Atkins April 1963 RCA Victor
Yestergroovin' Chet Atkins 1970 RCA Victor

EPs

Title Performer Release date Label
Chet Atkins and His Guitar Chet Atkins and His Galloping Guitar 1954 RCA Victor
Pickin' the Hits Chet Atkins 1955 RCA Victor

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Boo Boo Stick Beat Chet Atkins August 1959 RCA Victor
Cecilia Chet Atkins June 1956 RCA Victor
Christmas Carols Chet Atkins and His Guitar November 23, 1955 RCA Victor
Dizzy Fingers Chet Atkins September 1974 RCA Victor
Down Home [Single] Chet Atkins April 1962 RCA Victor
Guitar Polka (Old Monterey) Chet Atkins and Rosalie Allen December 1952 RCA Victor
I Can Hear Kentucky Calling Me Chet Atkins July 18, 1980 RCA
Indian Love Call Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers February 1951 RCA Victor
In the Mood Chet Atkins and His Galloping Guitar November 1951 RCA Victor
Jean's Song Chet Atkins December 1955 RCA Victor
Man of Mystery Chet Atkins May 1961 RCA Victor
Meet Mister Callaghan Chet Atkins and His Galloping Guitar August 1952 RCA Victor
Midnight Chet Atkins and His Galloping Guitar October 1952 RCA Victor
Money, Marbles and Chalk Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers February 1949 RCA Victor
Mr. Sandman Chet Atkins and His Gallopin' Guitar December 1954 RCA Victor
My Life with You Annie Lou and Danny and The Carter Sisters with Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers March 1951 RCA Victor
Ruby, Are You Mad at Your Man Chet Atkins March 1973 RCA Victor
San Antonio Rose Chet Atkins and His Gallopin' Guitar August 1954 RCA Victor
Silver Bell Hank Snow and Chet Atkins November 1954 RCA Victor
Snowbird Chet Atkins January 1971 RCA Victor
Somebody Stole My Gal Chet Atkins and His Other Guitar August 1955 RCA Victor
Teensville Chet Atkins December 1959 RCA Victor
The Bells of St. Mary's Chet Atkins and His Galloping Guitar May 1953 RCA Victor
The Birth of the Blues Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers November 1950 RCA Victor
The Jitterbug Waltz Chet Atkins June 1951 RCA Victor
Theme from "Zorba the Greek" Chet Atkins February 1969 RCA Victor
Three O'Clock in the Morning Chet Atkins and His Galloping Guitar October 1953 RCA Victor
Trambone Chet Atkins January 1957 RCA Victor
Unchained Melody Chet Atkins and His Gallopin' Guitar April 29, 1955 RCA Victor
What'd I Say Chet Atkins February 1967 RCA Victor
Wildwood Flower Chet Atkins and His Gallopin' Guitar February 1954 RCA Victor
Yakety Axe Chet Atkins May 1965 RCA Victor

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Chet's Tune Some of Chet's Friends June 20, 1967 RCA Victor
Come Together - America Salutes The Beatles various artists April 25, 1995 Liberty
Rhythm Country and Blues various artists March 1, 1994 MCA Records
Stonewall Jackson and Super Friends: A Tribute Stonewall Jackson August 24, 2009 Turp Tunes
The Secret Policeman's Third Ball - The Music various artists 1987 Virgin

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Chet's Tune Some of Chet's Friends June 20, 1967 RCA Victor