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The essential Chet Atkins.

Atkins, Chet. (Performer).
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Nashville, Tenn.] : RCA Nashville/Legacy ; [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Selections previously released, 1959-1991.
Compact discs.
Program notes inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. Guitar blues (Pickin' the blues) (2:47) -- Bug dance (2:54) -- Dizzy strings (2:40) -- Centipede boogie (2:39) -- Mainstreet breakdown (2:15) -- Root, hog or die (the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle) (2:30) -- Jitterbug waltz (2:34) -- Third man theme (2:23) -- Black Mountain rag (2:14) -- Country gentleman (2:12) -- City slicker (2:19) -- Mister Sandman (2:15) -- Poor people of Paris (Jean's song) (1:56) -- Big D (Eddy Arnold) (2:15) -- Trambone (2:11) -- Should we tell him (the Everly Brothers) (2:06) -- Hidden charm (2:29) -- Oh lonesome me (Don Gibson) (2:31) -- I'm forever blowing bubbles (1:34) -- Slinkey (2:01) -- disc 2. Boo boo stick beat (2:07) -- Hot mocking bird (2:03) -- Slop (2:15) -- Man of mystery (2:03) -- Wheels (2:28) -- Teen scene (1:58) -- Freight train (2:02) -- Satan's doll (3:49) -- Yakety axe (2:03) -- A taste of honey (2:39) -- Drive in (2:17) -- Get on with it (2:08) -- Cannonball rag (2:12) -- Take five (2:42) -- Is anything better than this (with Merle Travis) (2:27) -- It's been a long, long time (with Les Paul) (3:30) -- Polka dots and moonbeams (with Lenny Breau) (5:48) -- Poor boy blues (with Mark Knopfler) (4:02) -- Sneakin'around (with Jerry Reed) (4:25) -- Big foot (1:41).
Participant or Performer Note:
Chet Atkins, guitar and vocals ; with various performers.
Genre: Country music.
Compact discs.

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