Alone (Chet Atkins album)

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Alone
Studio album LP by Chet Atkins
Released 1973
Recorded RCA "Nashville Sound" Studio, Nashville, TN
Genre Country, pop
Label RCA Victor
Chet Atkins chronology
World's Greatest Melodies
(1972)
Alone
(1973)
Superpickers
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (2.25/5)[1]

Alone is an album by guitarist Chet Atkins. It peaked at number 42 on the Billboard Country Album charts.

It was during the recording of this album that Chet was first diagnosed with colon cancer.[2]

Reissues[edit]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Hawaiian Slack Key" – 2:35
  2. "The Claw" (Jerry Reed) – 2:16
  3. "Spanish Fandango" (Traditional) – 2:01
  4. "Flop Eared Mule and Other Classics"
  5. "Over the Waves" (Juventino Rosas) – 2:30
  6. "Just as I Am" (William B. Bradbury, Charlotte Elliott) – 1:25

Side two[edit]

  1. "Take Five" (Paul Desmond) – 2:28
  2. "Smile" (Charlie Chaplin) – 2:42
  3. "Blue Finger" – 2:36
  4. "Me and Bobby McGee" (Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson) – 2:30
  5. "Londonderry Air" (arrangement: Atkins) – 2:58
  6. "The Watkins Man" – 2:47

Personnel[edit]

  • Chet Atkins - guitar, arrangements

Production notes

  • Paul Yandell – arrangement - with Chet Atkins ("The Watkins Man")
  • Jorge Morel – arrangement ("Take Five")
  • Bill Vandevort – engineer
  • Mike Shockley – recording technician
  • Jimmy Moore – cover photo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Atkins, Chet and Neely, Bill. (1974). "Country Gentleman". Chicago. Harry Regnery Company. ISBN 0-8092-9051-0.