Solo Sessions (Chet Atkins album)

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Solo Sessions
Studio album by Chet Atkins
Released 2003
Recorded Chet Atkins' home studio
Genre Country, pop
Length 79:59
Label CGP Records
Chet Atkins chronology
Chet Picks on the Grammys
(2002)
Solo Sessions
(2003)
The Essential Chet Atkins: The Columbia Years
(2004)
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Solo Sessions is a posthumous release of solo guitar recordings by Chet Atkins, released in 2003.

History[edit]

All the songs are previously unreleased and were recorded by Atkins in his home studio. Atkins' grandson Jonathan, longtime sideman Paul Yandell and engineer Mike Poston undertook the task of cataloging, organizing and releasing this two-CD set. Some of the songs were unique and new versions of previously released songs.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Ol' Man River" (Oscar Hammerstein, Jerome Kern) – 3:12
  2. "La Vie En Rose" (David, Piaf. Louiguy) – 2:26
  3. "In The Good Old Summertime" (Traditional) – 2:10
  4. "Sukiyaki" (Ei, Nakamura) – 3:03
  5. "The Cascades" (Joplin, Schuller) – 2:46
  6. "America the Beautiful" (Traditional) – 2:05
  7. "I Only Have Eyes For You" (Dubin, Warren) – 3:05
  8. "Lost Love Medley: I Can't Help It" (Hank Williams) / "If I Should Lose You" (Rainger, Robin) – 2:48
  9. "Hi Lilli, Hi Lo" (Deutsch, Kaper) – 2:40
  10. "Danny Boy" (Traditional) – 3:21
  11. "Bye Bye Blackbird" (Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson) – 3:10
  12. "Arkansas Traveler" (Traditional) – 2:54
  13. "Shadow Waltz" (Dubin, Warren) – 2:58
  14. "In The Garden" (Traditional) – 2:20

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Mr. Bojangles" (Jerry Jeff Walker) – 2:42
  2. "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" (Jimmy Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 2:23
  3. "As Time Goes By" (Corder, Douglas, Francis) – 3:16
  4. "Walk, Don't Run" (Johnny Smith) – 2:32
  5. "Mystery Train" (Junior Parker, Sam Phillips) – 1:28
  6. "But Not For Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 3:34
  7. "Magnetic Rag" (Scott Joplin) – 3:13
  8. "To 'B' or Not to 'B" (Chet Atkins) – 3:38
  9. "Dear Ol' Dadi" (Chet Atkins) – 2:29
  10. "Cowboy Medley:
    1. "Cattle Call" (Tex Owens)
    2. "I'm An Old Cowhand (From The Rio Grand)" (Johnny Mercer)
    3. "Wagon Wheels" (Rose, Hill)
    4. "Back In The Saddle Again" (Autry, Whitley)
    5. "Happy Trails To You" (Dale Evans) – 4:55
  11. "Yesterdays" (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) – 2:58
  12. "Embraceable You" (Gershwin, Gershwin) – 2:59
  13. "Bicycle Built For Two" (Traditional) – 2:51
  14. "Amazing Grace" (Traditional) – 1:52

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