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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...Wikipedia

Age: 77 (age at death)
Born: 20th June, 1924, Luttrell, Tennessee, USA
Died: 30th June, 2001, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Height: 6' 0" (183 cm)
Nationality: American

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Almost Alone

Almost Alone (1996)

Almost Alone is an album by Chet Atkins. He was 71 at the time of the album's release. It is almost all solo guitar instrumentals. "Jam Man" won the 1997 Grammy award for Best Country & Western Instrumental Performance.

And His Guitar
Back Home Hymns
Caribbean Guitar / Travelin'

You shape your own destiny.


Once you become predictable, no one`s interested anymore.


Won 14 Grammys, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993.


Covered the song "Sugarfoot Rag" by Hank Garland, for his album "Guitar Country" (1964)


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