Chet Atkins -Guitar doyen - Everly Brothers, etc - June 1998

Chet Atkins has influenced generations of guitarists. He talked about his enormous output of work, his collaborations with Les Paul, Mark Knopfler, as well as his work with Elvis Presley, The Everly Brothers and Neil Diamond. He also discussed his then new CD 'The Day Finger Pickers Took Over The World' - a collaboration with one of our own guitar heroes, Tommy Emmanuel.

Significant songs: Mr. Sandman, Yakety Axe, Yesterday.


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