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)
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.
Covered the song "Sugarfoot Rag" by Hank Garland, for his album "Guitar Country" (1964)
Was a licensed amateur (ham) radio operator with the call sign W4CGP. His call is now owned by a young musician who is a big admirer of the late star.