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Chet Atkins
Born:  June 20, 1924
Died:  June 30, 2001
Academy of Country Music Pioneer (1982)
Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame (1999)
Country Music Hall of Fame (1973)
Georgia Music Hall of Fame (1995)
Musicians Hall of Fame (2009)
WRVA Old Dominion Barn Dance
WSM Grand Ole Opry
KOA Denver, CO
WPTF Raleigh, NC
WNOX Knoxville, TN (1942)
WLW Cincinnati, OH (1945)
WRVA Richmond, VA (1946)
KWTO Springfield, MO (1949)

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Guitarist, musical icon Chet Atkins dies at 77 - June 30, 2001

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Guitar Waltz

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July 20, 1954

Andalusia, AL
Chet Atkins

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Chet Atkins
The Life, Legend, and Legacy of a Musical Giant
By Rusty Russell, Mark Knopfler
Backbeat Books
350 Pages
ISBN:  0-87930-719-6

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

RCA Victor
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  0146 A Fiddlin' Around
  0146 B Paramaribo
  180 A I Dreamed Of A Hillbilly Heaven
  180 B Stealing
  20-2472 A Canned Heat
  20-2472 B In Her Own Peculiar Way
  20-2587 A Ain'tcha Tired Of Making Me Blue
  20-2587 B Standing Room Only
  20-2692 A Bug Dance
  20-2692 B My Guitar Is My Sweetheart
  20-2876 A I Know When I'm Blue
  20-2876 B I've Been Working On The Guitar
  20-3006 A Dizzy Strings
  20-3006 B I'm Gonna Get Tight
  20-3164 A Barnyard Shuffle
  20-3164 B I'm Pickin' The Blues
  20-3294 A Don't Hand Me That Line
  20-3294 B Nashville Jump
  20-4377 A In The Mood
  20-4377 B Sweet Bunch Of Daisies
  20-4491 A Goodbye Blues
  20-4491 B Rainbow
  20-4684 A Spanish Fandango
  20-4684 B Your Mean Little Heart
  20-4896 A Chinatown, My Chinatown
  20-4896 B Meet Mister Callaghan
  20-5010 A Midnight
  20-5010 B Rustic Dance
  20-5100 A Guitar Polka
  20-5181 A Fig Leaf Rag
  20-5181 B High Rockin' Swing
  20-5300 A Bells Of St Mary's
  20-5300 B Country Gentleman
  20-5484 A City Slicker
  20-5484 B Three O'Clock In The Morning
  20-5565 A Barber Shop Rag
  20-5565 B Centipede Boogie
  20-5638 A Simple Simon
  20-5638 B Wildwood Flower
  20-5704 A Downhill Drag
  20-5704 B Kentucky Derby
  20-5813 A Mister Misery
  20-5813 B San Antonio Rose
  20-5956 A Mister Sandman
  20-5956 B Set A Spell
  20-6108 A Hey Mr Guitar
  20-6108 B Unchained Melody
  20-6199 A Shine On Harvest Moon
  20-6199 B Somebody Stole My Gal
  20-6314 A Christmas Carols
  20-6314 B Jingle Bells
  20-6366 A Honey
  20-6366 B Jean's Song
  20-6550 A Cecelia
  20-6550 B Lady Loves
  20-6796 A Blue Echo
  20-6796 B Trombone
  20-6919 A Dig These Blues
  20-6919 B Martinique
  20-7048 A Colonial Ballroom
  20-7048 B Hidden Charm
  210067 A Guitar Waltz
  210067 B Barber Shop Rag
  6366 A Jean's Song
  6366 B Honey
  6550 A Cecila
  6550 B The Lady Loves
  7684 A One Mint Julep
  7684 B Teensville
  7796 A Hocus Pocus
  7796 B Theme:The Dark At the Top Of the Stairs
  8029 A Melissa
  8029 B Down Home
  8590 A Letter Edged In Black
  8590 B Yakety Axe
  8781 A From Nashville With Love
  9578 A Blue Angel
  9578 B Huntin' Boots
  9672 A Light My Fire
  9672 B Mrs. Robinson

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