Atkins, Chet

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1924-06-20
Death 2001-06-30
Americans

Biographical notes:

Guitarist and Nashville record producer. Born June 20, 1924. Died June 20, 2001. Career active late 1940s-1990s. Full name: Chester Burton Atkins. RCA country producer 1957-1970s, influential in shaping the Nashville Sound. Known as "Mr. Guitar," he is among the most recorded solo instrumentalists in the world. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.

From the description of Oral history interview with Chet Atkins [sound recording] ; 1977 July 5; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1977 July 5. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58840959

From the description of Oral history interview with Chet Atkins [sound recording] ; 1992 September 18; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and John Knowles. 1992 Sept. 18. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841387

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Subjects:

  • Sound recording executives and producers--Interviews
  • Country music--History
  • Guitarists--Interviews
  • Country musicians--Interviews

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Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)