Chet Atkins, guitarist
Guitarist
birth name: Chester Burton Atkins

Chet Atkins

June 20, 1924, Luttrell, TN ~ June 30, 2001, Nashville, TN

“Do it again on the next verse and people think you meant it.” ~ Chet Atkins

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June 20, 1970 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (2) The Poppy Family featuring Susan Jacks, Which Way You Goin' Billy?' ~ #2 (10) Jackson 5, The Love You Save/I Found That Girl ~ #1 (1) The Beatles, The Long And Winding Road/For You Blue

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In addition to recording, Atkins was a design consultant for Gretsch, who manufactured a popular Chet Atkins line of electric guitars from 1955 through 1980. He became manager of RCA Victor's Nashville studio, eventually inspiring and seeing the completion of the legendary RCA Studio B, the first studio built specifically for the purpose of recording on the now-famous Music Row. ~ Wikipedia: Chet Atkins ~ retrieved December 4, 2015 © Wikpedia

Chet Atkins ~ Inducted in the 1973 Country Music Hall Of Fame.

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