Guitar Country

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Guitar Country
Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released 1964
Recorded RCA 'Nashville Sound' Studios, Nashville, TN
Genre Country
Length 27:49
Label RCA Victor LPM 2783 (mono), LSP 2783 (Stereo)
Producer Bob Ferguson
Chet Atkins chronology
Reminiscing
(1964)
Guitar Country
(1964)
Progressive Pickin'
(1964)

Guitar Country is the title of a recording by American guitarist Chet Atkins. It was nominated for the 1964 Best Country & Western Album Grammy award but did not win. It reached number 1 on the Country albums charts. Prior to 1964, there was no separate genre chart for Country LP, thus Chet's previous charting albums were on the Pop charts. Numerous future Atkins releases "crossed over" from the Country and Pop charts.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Reissues[edit]

  • Guitar Country and More of That Guitar Country were reissued together on CD in 2001 on the Collectibles label.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Freight Train" (P. James, F. Williams) – 2:03
  2. "A Little Bit of Blues" (Jerry Reed) – 2:58
  3. "Nine Pound Hammer" (Merle Travis) – 2:26
  4. "Dobro" (Atkins, Coben) – 1:59
  5. "Kentucky" (Davis) – 2:53
  6. "Vaya con Dios" (Larry Russell, Inez James, Buddy Pepper) – 2:23

Side two[edit]

  1. "Winter Walkin' " (Reed) – 2:01
  2. "Guitar Country" (Johnny Mercer, Willard Robison) – 2:39
  3. "Sugarfoot Rag" (Hank Garland, Vaughn) – 2:01
  4. "Gone" (Rogers) – 2:01
  5. "Copper Kettle" (Albert F. Beddoe) – 2:10
  6. "Yes Ma'am" (Reed) – 2:15

Personnel[edit]

  • Chet Atkins – guitar

Production notes[edit]

  • Produced by Bob Ferguson
  • Recording engineer: Bill Porter

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guitar Country > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.