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Chet Atkins Singles Collection 1946-62 (2CD)

Chet Atkins Singles Collection 1946-62 (2CD)

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Chet Atkins was one of the most innovative and influential personalities in country music in the post-war decades, both as a highly skilled and distinctive finger-picking guitarist, and as a record producer and session musician, helping to shape the Nashville sound which helped broaden the popularity of country music in the late 50s. This great-value 59-track 2-CD collection focuses on his work as a recording artist, covering a period over more than a decade and a half during which he progressed from being a journeyman country musician to one of the most respected and imitated guitarists in all of popular music, not just country, with major rock artists later citing him as a key influence. Deriving his style from influences as diverse as Merle Travis and Django Reinhardt, he developed a finger-style technique which set him apart from his peers and gave his music and recordings an increasingly distinctive flavour.

This anthology comprises selected A and B sides from the singles he released during the period covered by this collection, so that it provides a fascinating musical journey through the years when his stature within the business inexorably grew, and his work as a performer became overshadowed by his studio work with other artists, and his A&R role at RCA. It naturally offers plenty of examples of his unique skill as a guitarist but also shows the many sides of his talents as singer, bandleader and songwriter, and includes all the country chart entries he had during this time with Mr. Sandman, Silver Bell, Jeans Song, Boo Boo Stick Beat, One Mint Julep and Jingle Bell Rock.


REVIEWS

“Superb sleevenotes, photos and, most importantly, mastering of sound.” - Albums of the Year 2018 (Country Music Magazine)

"A bold and innovative collection" - Nick Burbridge (RNR)

As always with Acrobat, this compilation comes with great sleevenotes and photos and, most importantly, superb mastering of sound.” - Garth Cartwright (Country Music Magazine)


 
Disc 1
Track Title Artist
1 Guitar Blues (Pickin' The Blues) Chet Atkins
2 Canned Heat Chet Atkins
3 Ain'tcha Tired Of Making Me Blue Chet Atkins
4 Bug Dance Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys
5 I've Been Working On The Guitar Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys
6 I Know When I'm Blue Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys
7 Dizzy Strings Chet Atkins
8 I'm Pickin' The Blues Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys
9 Barnyard Shuffle Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys
10 Nashville Jump Chet Atkins And His Colorado Mountain Boys
11 Galloping Guitar Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers
12 Barber Shop Rag Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers
13 Telling My Troubles To My Old Guitar Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers
14 Centipede Boogie Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers
15 One More Chance Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers
16 Main Street Breakdown Chet Atkins
17 Boogie Man Boogie Chet Atkins
18 I Was Bitten By The Same Bug Twice Chet Atkins
19 The Birth Of The Blues Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers
20 Indian Love Call Chet Atkins
21 You're Always Brand New Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers
22 Mountain Melody Chet Atkins and His Guitar Pickers
23 The Jitterbug Waltz Chet Atkins
24 Crazy Rhythm Chet Atkins
25 Hybrid Corn Chet Atkins
26 Sweet Bunch Of Daisies Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
27 Good-Bye Blues Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
28 Rainbow Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
Disc 2
Track Title Artist
1 Spanish Fandango Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
2 Chinatown, My Chinatown Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
3 Hangover Blues Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
4 Lover Come Back To Me Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
5 Third Man Theme Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
6 Midnight Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
7 Rustic Dance Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
8 Fig Leaf Rag Chet Atkins
9 High Rockin' Swing Chet Atkins
10 Country Gentleman Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
11 City Slicker Chet Atkins and his Galloping Guitar
12 Wildwood Flower Chet Atkins
13 Downhill Drag Chet Atkins
14 Kentucky Derby Chet Atkins
15 San Antonio Rose Chet Atkins
16 Mr. Sandman Chet Atkins
17 Silver Bell Chet Atkins & Hank Snow
18 The Poor People Of Paris (Jean's Song) Chet Atkins
19 Trambone Chet Atkins
20 Tricky The Rhythm Rockers with Chet Atkins
21 Hidden Charms Chet Atkins
22 Boo Boo Stick Beat Chet Atkins
23 Django's Castle Chet Atkins
24 Teensville Chet Atkins
25 One Mint Julep Chet Atkins
26 Slinkey Chet Atkins
27 Theme From "The Dark At The Top Of The Stairs" Chet Atkins
28 The Slop Chet Atkins
29 Windy And Warm Chet Atkins
30 Jingle Bell Rock Chet Atkins
31 Melissa Chet Atkins
  • EAN:
    824046325428
  • Discs:
    2
  • Release:
    June 2018
  • Artist:
    Chet Atkins
  • Brand:
    Acrobat
  • Product Code:
    ADDCD3254
  • Weight:
    0.12kg