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Chet Atkins (I) (1924–2001)


Chet Atkins was an A&R (artist and repertoire) executive for RCA Victor Records from 1958 until 1974, producing recordings for such artists as Elvis Presley, Bobby Bare, Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, Skeeter Davis, Waylon Jennings, Duane Eddy, The Browns, Charley Pride, Hank Snow and The Everly Brothers, to name just a few. In the early 1960s, at the ... See full bio »

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Michael Soundtrack
(1996)
Wild Soundtrack
(2014)
Stroszek Composer
(1977)

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 1977 Nashville 99 (TV Series)
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- The Fallen Idol (1977) ... Chet Atkins
 1966 Nashville Rebel
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Other Works:

Album: "Solid Gold '69" (RCA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Leona Johnson  (his death)  (1 child)
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Personal Quote:

I realized that what I liked, the public would like, too, 'cause I'm kind of square. See more »

Trivia:

Was a licensed amateur (ham) radio operator with the call sign W4CGP. His call is now owned by a young musician who is a big admirer of the late star. See more »

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The Country Gentleman See more »

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