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  • Ed Logan

    Chet Atkins Birth name Chester Burton Atkins Also known as Mr. Guitar The Country Gentleman Born June 20, 1924 Luttrell, Tennessee, US Died June 30, 2001 (aged 77) Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Genres Country, classical, folk, western swing Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer Instruments Guitar, violin, vocals Years active 1942–1996 Labels RCA, Columbia Website

  • Chere Brown

    Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001) was an American guitarist 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 music fans as well.

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