Celebrating Chester Burton “Chet” Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001), known as “The Country Gentleman”, an American guitarist and record producer who created the country music style known as the Nashville sound.
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I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it. View more posts