Chet Atkins  American Country Musician


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    Chester Burton "Chet" Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001) was an American musician, occasional vocalist, songwriter and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley and Bob Ferguson, amongst others created the smoother country music style tha...

    First Name Chester
    Middle Name Burton
    Last Name Atkins
    Full Name at Birth Chester Burton Atkins
    Alternative Name Chet Atkins, Mr. Guitar, The Country Gentleman
    Age 77 (age at death) years
    Birthday 20th June, 1924
    Birthplace Luttrell, Tennessee, USA
    Died 30th June, 2001
    Place of Death Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Cause of Death Cancer
    Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
    Weight W
    Build Average
    Eye Color Brown - Dark
    Hair Color Grey
    Zodiac Sign Gemini
    Sexuality Straight
    Religion Other
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Country Singer
    Occupation Country Musician
    Music Genre (Text) Country, rock and roll, folk, rockabilly, Fingerstyle, country
    Music Genre Country
    Year(s) Active 1942–1996
    Music Style Country-Pop, International, Nashville Sound/Countrypolitan, Instrumental Country, Country Boogie, Finger-Picked Guitar, Traditional Country, Classical, Fiddle
    Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Refined/Mannered, Sophisticated, Organic, Cheerful, Laid-Back/Mellow, Rollicking, Complex, Carefree, Happy, Springlike, Joyous, Gentle, Reserved, Sugary, Relaxed, Producer
    Instrument Guitar, Guitar (Electric), Vocals, Arranger
    Instrument (text) Guitar, violin, vocals, banjo, ukelele
    Record Label RCA, Columbia, RCA Victor
    Associated Acts The Country All-Stars, Arthur Fiedler, Les Paul, Jerry Reed, Hank Snow, Merle Travis
    Clothes Size 8
    Shoe Size 12
    Official Websites
    Favorite Places Vegas, Nashville, Memphis
    Favorite Accessories Specs, Scarfs, Hats
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